Had you told me a few years ago that I would be sitting at my computer writing this tribute to my mother, I would have called you crazy. However, it’s true, I recently said goodbye to her and this is what I learned along the way.
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This life can be a jungle. Full of unknowns, twists, and turns. How does a person gain his or her bearings when it’s this way? Each day we’re faced with challenges (some with the power to knock you down on your arse). My first realization of this very fact came when I found out my parents […]
My blog has become somewhat of a stranger to me over the past handful of months. I apologize for this, as I just haven’t felt the sense of boldness as I have in the past. In reality, this is a horrid excuse. I am growing to understand that had I been writing more and pushing […]
I spoke to a friend today about a recent loss she experienced. It was the death of a loved one who meant the world to her. The devastation and pain in her voice was apparent. And at the same time, she seemed embarrassed to be revealing her humanity – that part of her that if left unattended […]
How did we get here…already at the end of 2012? It seems like just yesterday that I was gathered with many people that I care deeply for ushering in 2012, and now I sit with legs crossed on my Mom’s couch. Mom’s breathing is rhythmic as she sleeps for a spell. The reason for her […]
Yesterday, I was compelled to go see the movie Life of Pi. I decided that it is a film I need to see by myself, as I’m currently on the path of self-discovery that requires that I do some meaningful things on my own. And so… There I was in the dark watching the Life of Pi — A […]