Notice Others to Notice Change

Gratitude is my Love Language

I just read an AMAZING book called The Hidden Messages in Water by Masaru Emoto. The power of words as evidenced by its effects on water is truly mind-blowing, and for me, life changing. I highly recommend that you read this short and simple book. Today though, I want to focus on an experiment that the author does with standing rice. Using […]

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Lessons Learned from the Grave

Little Girl on a Horse

My dad died of brain cancer when I was 18. He was but 41 years young. My sister and I laugh because he didn’t want to age, as in look old. And so he didn’t. A few days after my dad died, I vividly remember talking to him one night alone in my bedroom. I told him out loud (to be certain his […]

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Season of Presents & Presence

Wrapped Present Iamge

‘Tis the season for shopping. I’ve certainly done my share. I was emailing with a friend I hadn’t heard from recently and it got me thinking about what we give of ourselves. The things we buys, the stuff we give, it’s all really just a sign of having fond feelings for the recipient. We were thinking of that person, and wanted […]

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Together We Stand! – Values we can Stand Behind

Love for Orlando Sign

Watching strangers and witnessing a country rally in times of hardship instills me with a deep sense of pride and patriotism. Together we stand for something greater than our own individual beliefs.  It’s hard to make sense of random acts of violence. It’s especially difficult when the violence is directed towards an entire group of people specifically targeted for their […]

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Kiss and Tell – The Universe Decides How

Hanging Clothes in Closet

I’m not gonna tell. That’s what I’ve decided. When I get kissed, and more importantly how I get kissed, will stay in the closet (which truth be told, is actually where I was kissed for the first time). Unlike with that first kiss through which my besties were given the play-by-play, this kiss will remain a secret between two. So when the question of “how […]

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