One of the first things people say to me when they hear that I’m a writer is “Oohhhh, I want to write a book too!” Continue reading Do YOU have the courage to tell your story?
They were terrified of being called gaslighters, drama kings and queens, liars or being told that they were bringing up old secrets that were best left under the dirty carpet. Continue reading The courage to tell your story
Someone thanked me for something I did 20 years ago. Something I do not even remember. Continue reading Warning: Kindness is Dope
I collect feathers and lavender, designer vintage handbags and boy, oh boy, do I collect random people Continue reading What makes YOU smile?
How will you know when you have found ME? Ah, that’s the easy part…
The ones who collect shells, coins, feathers, and lavendar even when it means their kids go Peter-from the-Bible on them? Continue reading “Crazy” is the new “free” (A short reflection on daring to be different)
How do we accept when things come to an end? How do we know when to walk away? How the heck do we throw in the towel? Burn that damn bridge? How do we even begin to surrender to the flame of change when the fire is getting bigger and bigger, hotter and scarier while we stand frozen? I couldn’t answer that for … Continue reading When is the right time to JUMP? (A short reflection on FAITH)
She would embarrass me constantly too. Not by anything she did/said/wore (well sometimes the Converse trainers and expletives were a bit much) or how she smoked with the young girls while her peers drank tea in a circle saying the rosary. No, just by being herself. Continue reading Reflections on Mama Karma through 3 generations
It occurred to me that on the road to recovery, I had developed a special set of skills using instinct, intuition, vibrations, feelings, nuances. My 2 dull senses heightened the 3 fully functional ones. Those superpowers were my biggest gift as a writer. They made for some powerful storytelling. Continue reading What’s YOUR story (Mine is about GRATITUDE)
Remind us that we have to go through it to get through it Continue reading Lord, bless our weekend (Go Through It)