Expectations Rob Our Joy
Expectations Rob Our Joy
I have proclaimed before—and will say it again—expectations rob our joy. Even more intrusive than that, expectations kill joy. Cold.
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Leave Your Mark
You Are Here to Leave Your Mark [Musings]
“Leave your mark”, what does this sentence even mean? When we think of changing the world, our minds take us
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There and Then
The There and Then of Happiness
Humans are funny creatures. I ought to know – I am one. We are the only beings who dream of
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Down the Valley
Up the Mountain and Down the Valley
Allow me to be vulnerable and to admit to something which is a tad embarrassing. Even though I have been
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Joy in Familiarity
The Joy in Familiarity [Joy in the Mundane]
I enjoy finding nuggets of joy and happiness in the midst of the mundane because, in truth, the majority of
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Parent I Used to Be
Letter to the Parent I Used to Be
It is high time I write a letter to the parent I used to be.   Dear Parent I Used
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Not Belonging
The Real Pain of Not Belonging
I probably do not know you personally. However, I believe that I may I safely assume you are no stranger
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Neighborhood Stalking
Neighborhood Stalking [It’s not as bad as it sounds]
I am fond of a peculiar hobby: neighborhood stalking. While this may sound ominous it genuinely is not. I believe
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Simple Breakfast Date
Simple Breakfast Date
One can learn many lessons from a simple breakfast date. In November, one of my action steps for “marriage” was
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The Burden of the Writer
The Burden of the Writer
I am convinced the burden of the writer—or what it’s like to be me—is a very real phenomenon. No doubt,
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Living in the Present
Living in the Present [a Lesson in “What Is”]
Living in the present and accepting “what is” is not always easy especially when there are so many demands on
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Biggest Winner
[I Am] The Biggest Winner
Allow me to introduce you to the biggest winner. The biggest winner happens to be ME! I am well aware some
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