Friends Not Friends

Starting a friendship is probably one of the toughest things in the world to do. You have to learn that person's interest to see if there are enough mutual hobbies to sustain spending time and effort into building the friendship further. You have to witness their struggles to see what they are made of and... Continue Reading →


Strength comes from…

Centering Thought: Today I will own my circumstances to strengthen core self and own my journey.   When I came across this meme, I just knew I had to write about this. It's the same as saying don't let a bad day create a bad life, but here we see all things are a matter of... Continue Reading →

New Patterns of…

Centering Thought: Today I will decide to create new patterns of healing and no longer to choose without intent.     It's important to look at our choices and what they do for us in the long run. Often times we think fun means forgetting what has been working in our lives that uplift us... Continue Reading →

Progress comes when…

Centering Thought: Today I will look deeper and inward.     Fear, jealousy, resentment, and other emotions based on resistances and cloudy perceptions of what is and ones on power must be investigated and resolved at the source for healing and progression to occur. Consider the centering thought and the powerful message in this meme... Continue Reading →

I’m still HERE

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and become who we feel we were meant to be. We absorb everything around us, using discernment to determine what to keep and use in our daily lives, and what has no real purpose and should be discarded right away. But sometimes we stumble in this process,... Continue Reading →

Running from Now.

Often times  I feel like a bad Buddhist. I'm a bad Buddhist because I don't meditate enough. I'm a bad Buddhist because I don't have a sangha, Buddhist community. I'm a bad Buddhist probably for many of the same reasons people of other faiths see themselves as being less than what their scriptures say they should be.... Continue Reading →

Phoenix Returns

Life has always been described to me as a series of ups and downs, struggles and triumphs, and successes and failures. When things are working smoothly with the sun shining on every one of your decisions, you seem indestructible until you aren't anymore.  The inevitable fall from the top starts to reverse all the work... Continue Reading →

To be a child again

I've always wondered what it would be like to go back to about fifth or sixth grade, with all the knowledge of how the world works I've obtained currently. Would I follow the same path that created what I'm very happy with now? Would I keep the good and just improve on the difficult times... Continue Reading →

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