Breaking to Mend

Life's journey breaks us all, the lesson is in the mending



A Mother’s Work

There's this saying that I've heard a million times throughout my life that goes something like, "You never appreciate your mother more, until you finally become one." It's said many different ways, but the gist is all the same. It's... Continue Reading →

Energy’s Shift: Love Vs. Fear (Pt.1)

We are in the midst of a universal shift in energy. It started off slow and steady, years ago, as many of us experienced this odd feeling of waking from a long sleep. It is a shift in breaking away... Continue Reading →

A Day of Love

It’s Valentine’s Day and there are no words that adequately describe how much I have truly loathed this holiday. I shared last year, I think it was, why this is my least favorite day of the year – But to... Continue Reading →

It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas

Last year I wrote about what Christmas has meant to me in years passed. Though I still share the same sentiment, this year feels somewhat different. This is a year of firsts. It’s the first year that we have a... Continue Reading →

The Language of Love

Yesterday, I was talking with a good friend of mine about the terror of a child I had for the day. My own child that is. I should say that I was venting, more than anything else. My friend has... Continue Reading →

Gratitude for Years Past, Wishes for the Year to Come

Today I am 35 years old and as I do every year, I am reflecting back on birthdays past. Each year, I look back at the year before and think about what all that I wish to change, what goals... Continue Reading →

In Retrospect: A Year Living in Blog

It’s been a year now since I began this blog and man it has flown by! I can remember telling myself at the start of this journey, that it would be a year full of changes -- And I wasn’t... Continue Reading →

Little Boy Blue: Gone but not Forgotten

When my son first passed away, each time that I would be missing him more than I could stand, I would start to see little lizards and butterflies everywhere that I went. It was like they were him, telling me... Continue Reading →

When We Choose Love

Years ago I began to study as much as I possibly could on various religions, cults and belief systems. Not because I wanted to join one, but because I have an undying fascination on what makes people believe what they... Continue Reading →

A Family of Love

It's been seventeen years since I have seen most of my family. Some, only fifteen and others 20+ years. This weekend I saw almost all of them, for yet another funeral of someone we all love dearly. Although the circumstances... Continue Reading →

Theresa: No goodbyes, Only see you soon

I was supposed to speak at my Big Sister's funeral last week. I had such anxiety about speaking leading up to the funeral, not knowing if once I saw her that I would even be able to talk let alone... Continue Reading →

Object of Affection

You move across the room As if you were floating on air Those shoulders that I love holding onto The ones that bring comfort, now bare Slightly shifting with the swinging motion of your arms The bold line of your... Continue Reading →

Love Is

Love is in so many things Things we forget to duly appreciate The kiss from the one with whom our life is spent The first smile of a newborn babe A mother's warm embrace when our heart is broken The... Continue Reading →


Golden brown skin, glistening in the sun The look in your eyes of pure exhaustion Coupled with the satisfaction from the fruits of your labor Of hours spent atop a roof, driving nails and swinging hammers Shirt bleached with the... Continue Reading →

He is the radiant stars, That do not recognize their brilliance He is the immense galaxy, That doesn't see it's vastness He is the boundless Soul, That doesn't fathom it's potential He is the lover, That doesn't know he is... Continue Reading →

To say "Thank You" to her would never be enough She is the light, the breath, the air The force that all life and love cannot exist without She speaks with courage and conviction She walks tall, even in her... Continue Reading →

Into the Light

It was the hospital waiting room, the aroma of disinfectant and stale coffee filling the air. People were talking, in their own separate discussions. Voices seemingly melded together as part of a choir, singing different words but all the same... Continue Reading →

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