About a month before I found out I was pregnant, I told a mentor of mine, in these exact words, “I never want to have kids.” I was confident in my decision based on the facts, which included my parents getting divorced when I was 9 months old, my mother giving me up on twoContinue reading “Cause for Reflection”
Just a little while ago, I cleaned up the living room and managed to make a path from here to there. And then I decided to turn off the TV… Thankfully, this process prepared me to clear my mind. I now hear the rain, my son’s cough and the humming of the fridge; thank goodness,Continue reading “The Experience of Hoping…..”
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).”
I have decided to participate in a blogging challenge during November….
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”