Tranquil Wonder

“You know that place between sleep and awake, that place where you still remember dreaming? That’s where I’ll always love you. That’s where I’ll be waiting.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan I remember when I was a child. I would hide out in the woods. Whenever my emotions would start to overcome me, that was […]

Perceive with Presence

Looking back, it’s all a blur. Memories are like that. They fade over time. Everything starts to blur together. You can’t ever go back to a moment in time and experience it the way it was.  Perception changes everything. Memories are selective, changing your perception of the reality of a moment, based upon what you […]

Be Yourself

Expectation What is it that makes someone great at something? I often think about successful, charismatic people and wonder what they have that makes this fact a reality for them. Celebrities, in particular. They are so idolized by others, and yet, they are mere humans like anyone else.  So, what is it really, that they […]

This is how it is.

I am a registered nurse by day, ok only two days, a stay-at-home/homeschooling mom the other five. I work this schedule to be with my children. Let me tell you, it’s damn hard. Working for 32 hours over the weekend non-stop I will be up until 1 AM on my working days just getting the […]

A Successful Word Prompt

  What are you succeeding at? You chase after something and then you finally grasp it in your hands. Does it make you happy?  No (well yes, for a moment), because there is more that you want.  One more thing that you need to achieve before you can feel fulfilled. Then, when all those things […]

The Absence of Fear

I try not to dwell on the past. I am someone who subscribes to the notion that one should live in the now, because that’s all there really is, isn’t it? There are times though, where you want to remember. It is the past that shapes the person that you are now and influences your […]