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Apology Not Included: How to Garner forgiveness without an apology

November 8, 2017

Nervous about the words I was about to speak to my father I hesitated to say them even though they were on the tip of my tongue. I had rehearsed them prior to dialing his phone number but even in that moment I wasn’t sure how it would be received. It took me years to… Read More ›

Humility Is A Virtue

One of the biggest issues that I see that causes broken relationships is often the lack of humility by either one person or all people in the relationship. It’s often misunderstood as a weakness, almost on the same level of one being meek. But being meek doesn’t make you weak, in fact, many spiritual practices… Read More ›

The Baggage that We Carry

“The past is never where you think you left it.” ― Katherine Anne Porter Imagine for a moment that right now, in your present moment that you’ve been holding on to every memory created in the past and every action done to you  in the past. If our past truly molds us into who we… Read More ›

Behind the Thin Dark Veil

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” ― Wayne W. Dyer Imagine for a second that there is a veil over your face, not just any type of veil but a very dark veil that only allows light to come through depending on the angle in which you are… Read More ›

Beautifully You: Being Comfortable In Your Skin

“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.” ― Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart The skin we wear is but a thin slice of protection in the life we are living here on Earth. It has been under extreme… Read More ›

Happiness: Finding it, Keeping it & Sharing it

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free There are two things in our lives that we all most assuredly want before our spirits move on to infinite bliss. Those two things are love and happiness. We all want this. You want… Read More ›

When Loneliness Strikes

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.” ― Mother Teresa Two nights ago I was laying across my couch watching an episode of suits when I began feeling slightly lonely. I would like to tell you that I was a bit surprised by this “feeling” because I hadn’t felt that way in at… Read More ›

Praying: The Power of Belief vs The Power of Action

What I’m about to write will bother many people and I’m likely not to get any comments and not very many likes, it’s controversial. In fact some people may be so turned off by this entry that they may not follow me anymore on my blog mainly because it will challenge what they have been taught.  In… Read More ›

I’ve Neglected You (It is what it was)

It’s been one month, two weeks and one day since I’ve last been in touch with you. I would apologize but I truly don’t feel sorry for not being in touch. I take that back, I do only to the extent that I need to be consistent with my practice of writing and since it’s… Read More ›

Parenthood:I don’t want to be my Dad

Talking with my mom the other day about the different things going on in our lives. Let me start again by saying my mother and I don’t have the type of relationship where we speak every day or even every week for that matter. In fact, I talk to no one every day but if… Read More ›

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