"Stay the course": A phrase used in the context of a war or battle meaning to pursue a goal regardless of any obstacles or criticism. Many of us have goals in life. For each of us there's probably a thousand different things. For some it may be visiting another country. For others it may be … Continue reading Stay the course
This one makes me sad. This one makes me angry. This one gives me hope. This one has to be said. I've been a lot in things my life. I've been to a lot of places, and I've seen a lot things. I've gotten excited about some of them. I've decided that's what I'm going … Continue reading Facing the Truth
The word secret, by definition, means something that is kept, or meant to be kept, unknown or unseen by others. Some synonyms of secret are unrevealed, undisclosed, concealed and hidden. I think some, if not all, of us had a secret spot as a child where we would go just to be alone and dream. … Continue reading Secret Places
We all need a minute every now and then. Right? I mean life these days, it's busy. I don't care who you are or where you live, life moves at a pace that's hard to keep up with, especially if you are exhausted and burned out. You need time for you. You and only you. … Continue reading Take a “Me” time out!
I realize that not every post is for everyone. So when inspiration comes I write what comes out of me, with the hope that the one who needs it will see it. It's not always easy, but from the responses I've received, I know I'm taking the right approach. I want to encourage you. I … Continue reading The Why
One of my favorite passages is Proverbs 15:1. It says "A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger". Everywhere we turn these days it seems harsh words rule the day, and many people are just angry. Triggered by the news or social media, I've witnessed both written and verbal exchanges … Continue reading A Soft Answer
Recently (like in the last couple of days) I wrote a new blog post. Tonight, I was gonna do the usual edits and post it before bed. But when I opened the app... it wasn't there. Apparently in my haste to be more consistent, I deleted everything but the title. Don't ask me how. It's … Continue reading Detours