Internalizing the following pep talk….. I will hang in there… I will hang in there… I will hang in there… I will hang in there… (Okay, now I can go to sleep)
(http://www.unitync.net/Labyrinth.html) Meditating and journaling are tools that I have practice since I was in 4th grade; I have learned to thrive and evolve as a former foster youth/leader/ professional because I invested time in taking care of my core, the center of my being. Journaling is a tool to self-reflect, record thoughts, evaluate options, shareContinue reading “FYI: (Re)Centering in Progress!!!”
To be transformed, in my opinion, is to have an experience that completely revolutionizes one’s way of thinking and doing; in other words, it’s an experience that alters your state of being, including every fiber of one’s existence. I can share many stories about “leadership transformation,” but there is just one, which truly revolutionized myContinue reading “(Heart, Soul and Mind).”
Emphasizing the space between * This is my Pinterest collection with my personal slant about the space between disheartened and enlightened. * I am learning to pause, but not get stuck.
I have decided to participate in a blogging challenge during November….
So, I had this moment (yesterday), where I told my mom I loved her….and she said that I shouldn’t love her, because she caused me so much ache…. I cried. I truly wept. It was if a hole was finally patched up–I can only explain what happened in a poem- Free To forgive is toContinue reading “Free”
I close my eyes And exhale- Squinting through shadows Focusing on a bright light A source of relevation Increasing the capacity to be Fully present In this moment Even though life is Fully chaotic Unclear Full of knots and cannot- Squeezing Fists full of ache Twisting Enveloping Questioning What is and what is not NothingContinue reading “Without Explanation”
my baby book says, my first word was” good,” but trauma shut down my lips I couldn’t speak- ironically, I was held back in third grade but won a 4th grade spelling bee- I fell in love with words, I felt liberated- but that’s when I was given my first diary- words of hatred expounded I described everything untilContinue reading “Pieces of Paper 10/30 (NaPoMo)”