The Hope Children’s Christmas Project

There is a single word that unites every single person on earth. It is the most powerful word in the human language and something none of us can live without. That word is hope. Without it, who are we? What drives us to lace up our boots one more time and rise to face another day? Hope is an emotion that transcends logic and manifests…

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The Magic of Unicorn Farts and Fairy Dust

My impending divorce has shaken my world and not in the negative way I once thought. In the beginning and with our past separation I thought my life was over as my world had been torn apart; which I now realize was my codependent frame of mind. Speaking of codependency, there is a 12 step program modeled after AA and adapted for the specific needs…

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Let Hope Reign Over This Place

Sometimes your mind can be cruel. Learning to love myself was one of the best decisions I've ever made. I no longer allow the voice in my head to control my emotions.

        “how could you let the house get so bad?”   “Your so lazy. You used to keep the house so clean. What happened to that person?”   “you don’t have a real job, this house should be spotless”   This is my train of thought while standing in the middle of the tornado that is my living room. I am in…

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Home is not a place but rather a feeling

      It is hard to believe that in my present situation I am able to gain any insight or that I am overwhelmed with positivity and promise. I have surprised myself with how fast I put on my big girl panties and took charge of my situation.       As far back as I can remember I have been waiting on someone…

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The Providence Promised

  Tuesday, August 1st –   I keep waiting for the hands to be taken off my mouth so that I can speak but more hands keep piling on top of each other; I am silenced, alone with my thoughts. I keep holding on to the feeling there is movement in this place, that fate or God is playing a hand in this crap shoot…

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The secrets a closed mind protects 

People are layered like coats of paint on a wall. With each broken heart, deserted dream, or loss of hope a new coat is added. Imagine what each layer hides; fear painted over with sadness, sadness painted over with anxiety, etc. now, imagine a person seeking true healing because they are tired of the paint masking reality. You scrape off a layer of anxiety to…

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