My life’s experiences have undoubtedly shaped me into a compassionate person who yearns to express my feelings through writing. The same resiliency that has helped me to attain my past goals will certainly assist me in my determination from achieving my personal and professional ambitions. I peered over my toes at the water streaming fifty feet down to the muddy pool below me and felt a queer beat in my stomach. For half an hour I had hiked a steep incline up to the cliff in flip-flops. Clinging tenaciously to the footpads, I skipped across small creeks, pulled myself up with the aid of jutting rocks and tree roots, and swung across gaps in the path on branches. But as I stood on the cliff, barefoot now, I forgot my strenuous climb and remembered that every step was taken for one reason - to jump. So I stilled the fear bouncing in my stomach, counted to three, hurled my body into the air, and fell.
In 1988 when I was a child we lived in poor little run down remote area with no iceboxes to keep our food from spoiling, we had to keep our food in cellars or in running streams in our back yards. Now a day’s kids ride trolley’s to and from school, but when I was […]
This chapter of my life is temporary closed. I no longer have a burning need to write so that I can process. I don’t have unspoken words and tumbling thoughts weighing me down anymore. I don’t need to put my feelings on paper to sort through them. I’m happy, but more than that, I’m content […]
Does your spouse make you happy, truly happy? On a certain occasion, during an elegant welcoming reception for the new Director of Marketing of an important London company, some of the wives of the other directors, who wanted to get acquainted with the new spouse, asked her with some hesitation: The husband, who at the […]
I am not completely sure whether or not our circumstances have changed, or whether it has just been me who has changed. Probably both. It’s kind of a did God calm the storm or did He calm his child. I think the answer is both. Well, here we are again, on my birthday. I don’t […]
Too many people put off something that brings them joy just because they haven’t thought about it, don’t have it on their schedule, didn’t know it was coming or are too rigid to depart from their routine. I got to thinking one day about all those women on the Titanic who passed up dessert at […]
As I woke up this morning and try to stop my alarm on my mobile phone and suddenly reach my inbox and I found your message and thoughts … “No one in this world can dictate you where you can be happy; if you know where in what it is, Go for it. REMEMBER.. HAPPINESS […]