​I looked in the mirror

​I looked in the mirror. I saw not just a face but a reflection of my past, trials laced with mistakes. I saw one space collecting all of my fears. I saw tears held back, I-love-you's held back too. How many years have I not known my self?As long as it's taken to get back to you, I would retrace every step just so I could be here to say I love you....
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Never forget how valuable you are, how far you've come.

Courage is talking about courage with tears streaming down your cheeks. Courage is not knowing what comes next and stepping forward, hands unclenched, right into it.Still, wonder opens your eyes and you see the first signs of new life after hope lost all her petals and leaves. This is what courage does for you.You wouldn't expect to be the same, no...
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She Just Let It All Go

SHE Just Let It All Go I'll let the poem speak for itself. I hope that it resonates with you and your heart as well. She woke up and she let it all go. She found herself and her life has changed. She let go. Without a second thought or a word from others, she let go.She let go of her insecurities or fear of failure.She let go of seeking a...
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I was introduced to this poem today. It came at exactly the right…

 I was introduced to this poem today. It came at exactly the right time, as things tend to do. I'll let the poem speak for itself. I hope that it resonates with you and your heart as well.She let go.She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go.She let go of the fear.She let go of the judgments.She let go of the confluence of opinions sw...
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The Root Of The Tree (You)

 {A Rise Up 4 Change Tree)The root provides the foundation for the strength, stabilization and life of the person. The trunk and branches are all determined by what roots are growing underneath. It leads to our outcomes.(Root=Identity Trunk = Performance and the Branches = OutcomeThe Leaves and Branches:GrowthStrengthNourishmentPeaceFocusTrans...
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High Stress Situations

We live in a day of elevated stress level. When facing a difficult situation, we seek to end the pain, to get a quick fix for ourselves and for those that we lead.1. Think before you speakIn the heat of the moment, it's easy to say something you'll later regret. Take a few moments to collect your thoughts before saying anything — and allow others i...
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What The World Needs Now

 They asked her, "What is the key to saving the world?" She answered, "You. You are the key. Heal yourself, know yourself, make yourself whole and free. Release all limits so that your love can flow unconditionally for yourself and the world, this will open the heaven of your heart completely and it will guide you without fail." — Yung Pueblo,...
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Tollbooths, Unexpected Changes,or Roadblocks

In life, some challenges require us to Rise to the occasion. Many are unavoidable. Of course, safety more important than anything right now. The new normal will become either Tollbooths we progress through or roadblocks. What will you choose? As we move through various stages of our lives, we reach junctions—points of transition—where we must shift...
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This Too Shall Pass

Such as a time as this, we must remember together we're stronger. You are a hero and this is why: you rise another time to help and to heal. You haven't given up in life, despite the challenges and hardships. You bring home into places as you extend your hand to help those in need. You bring hope into conversations for those which have lost all hop...
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Keeping Hope Alive

There will always be conditions in our lives that are not to our liking. Life is full of serendipitous and surprising detours-not all of them easily accepted at the moment....there we were minding our own business and, quite suddenly, we encounter the unexpected the "Coronavirus Pandemic. " These things sometimes happen in our lives, and we have th...
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Thank you

Saying thanks and gestures of thanks are expressions of our love or kind thoughts about an individual. Whenever we give even a small gift, the saying is true that "it's the thought that counts. "I thank you." We can never truly wear out that phrase. It should truly be on the tip of our tongue if we are truly grateful to others who help us each day....
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