How Writing Is Like Life

“That’s why I write, because life never works except in retrospect. You can’t control life, at least you can control your version.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk, Stranger than Fiction “I have spent a good many years since – too many, I think – being ashamed about what I write. I think I was forty before IContinue reading “How Writing Is Like Life”

*Go Set A Watchman* – A Review

“One of the most powerful tools for transformation is the willingness to ask ourselves, ‘Could I be mistaken?’ “ ~ Marianne Williamson “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; As I have loved you, That ye also love one another.” ~ John 13:34 The Bible “Go and love someone exactlyContinue reading “*Go Set A Watchman* – A Review”

Drama Fatigue

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” ~ Wayne Dyer “You know the value of every article of merchandise, but ifContinue reading “Drama Fatigue”

A Dish of Forgiveness All Around

“When we think we have been hurt by someone in the past, we build up defenses to protect ourselves from being hurt in the future. So the fearful past causes a fearful future and the past and future become one. We cannot love when we feel fear …. When we release the fearful past andContinue reading “A Dish of Forgiveness All Around”

Suffering is Optional

“Let us never allow our daily doubts or private fears to blind us to the blessings all around.” –Brendon Burchard “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” –Carl Jung “The only difference between heaven and hell is believing a thought.” –Byron Katie Sometimes the cosmic tumblersContinue reading “Suffering is Optional”