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“If you do not like the world you see, try changing the prescription of your glasses.” ~Swami Muktananda

April 17, 2012


What do you think of when you hear the word "power"? ... There are three types of power; positional, situational and personal; but I'm going to focus on personal power here... Personal power is the full expression of who you are everyday, everywhere and the sense of fulfillment that comes from living a life based on authenticity, conscious choice and accountability. It is power that you have complete control over. It's what you think about you and it can be developed and enhanced, which presents an opportunity for continuous improvement.....

I’ve Learned…

November 22, 2011


Within my lifetime, I've learned many things... especially over the past 6 years. Life will mess a person up. If you don't sit back and think about things, you can spend the rest of your life frustrated and confused. Here are a few things I've gleaned from my observances and interpersonal experiences.

Everything Changes

October 13, 2011


Four years ago, I got a call from my mom. Her voice was small, weak and a little raspy. It cracked when the words escaped her: grandpa died. My mouth dropped. My heart stopped. I had no words. I didn’t even have feelings yet. Our conversation is a blur, but I determined to travel with her into town. We arrived at the old house and found the rest of the family preceded us. This time, although it was the entire family reunited, it was nothing like old times. There was sitting. Staring. Quiet. Weeping. Funeral arrangements. We watched the news story about his death. And still, I had not cried. What was I? An emotionless monster?

Getting the Green Back

October 9, 2011


Last night we got hit with a booming, blinding reset button.  I forgot the beat all, end all, hell-bringing, spine-tingling, run-home-crying-to-your-mother type of storms were possible anymore.  Lightning that lit up the whole apartment; thunder that shook me to the core.  And the rain, it was coming down in waves.  Had my own little river […]