Open the flower of your heart and become a gift of beauty to the world

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” –Henri Matisse “The Japanese say, if the flower is to be beautiful, it must be cultivated.” –Lester Cole “The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” — Kahlil Gibran “The rose is a rose…

Learning To Accept Yourself No Matter What

Do you like who you are? Do you like who you’ve become? When I ask people these questions, the first response out of their mouths is generally, “Yes.” But when I ask them what specific aspects of themselves they like, I can see their expressions change. This is where it gets trickier, where the impact…