You are not a mess, you are a masterpiece

God takes a broken heart and turns it to a Masterpiece- Malika E Nura God is always able to use our brokenness to create something beautiful- Shelley Hitz, Broken Crayons Still Color When the abstract paintings of Jackson Pollock were first introduced people said, that’s not art. It’s too weird, too chaotic. Everyone hated his…

When Other People Let You Down…..don’t stay down

Be Brave and Take Risks: You need to have faith in yourself. Be brave and take risks. You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward.”― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart “Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!”…

It is so important to listen to other people’s (Whole) stories

“Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person. The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” – Chimamanda Ngozi…

Do not let break ups redefine your future

2021 is a year of reflection. I plan to write a blog per week on things that touch my heart, I hope to share my heart with others because our journeys are connected. I hope to share stories from my life that have meant a lot and I hope to find meaning in those stories. …

Healing Old Wounds With New Stitches

We are all too fixed on wrecking ourselves rather than bettering ourselves. Meggie Royer, Healing Old Wounds With New Stitches. Although the world is… Healing Old Wounds With New Stitches

You are Worthy and More Than Enough

“I was never good enough for my mum and she never let me forget it” I whisper out just as we make it to the entrance of their building “Ryan doesn’t speak the words, but sometimes he makes me feel that way”. Sarah Clay, Never Enough How often have you said to yourself – or…

Your destiny depends on you

Originally posted on Koffee with Joe:
“Everybody thinks of changing the world, and nobody thinks of changing himself.” 1Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) I Wanted To Change The World (Poem) When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my…

Who am I?

In the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, we have a conversation between Alice and the caterpillar trying to answer this very question, who am I. Let us join the conversation: “The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of…

Ask yourself, do you live to the max?

“My own heroes are the dreamers, those men and women who tried to make the world a better place than when they found it, whether in small ways or great ones. Some succeeded, some failed, most had mixed results… but it is the effort that’s heroic, as I see it.” – George R. R. Martin…