Put in the Work

Excellence Requires discipline. Discipline Requires Focus. Focus is the ability to shut out the din of the noise of chaos. You do that by humming the song that’s in your heart. Don’t hear a song? Make one up and move to it. Yes, “dance your way out of your constrictions”.Rejoice in the LORD always. Again,Continue reading “Put in the Work”

Ten year old Suspended from school over alleged drug possession

Yep, you’ve read that correctly. A ten year old boy saw something on the floor in school, picked it up and showed it to a friend. The friend told the teacher, boy who found object in question was suspended for drug possession!?!? Now, I got this story from the boy’s mom and then from theContinue reading “Ten year old Suspended from school over alleged drug possession”

“Don’t Look Up”

Have you watched the movie, “Don’t Look Up”? A few of my friends didn’t like it. I’ll admit that it was very slow in some parts, in truth I did fast forward through the middle of it, but I asked myself this question: “What if Noah’s story took place today? hmmmm….. Or any story fromContinue reading ““Don’t Look Up””

Sprinkling Fertilizer

Yes, I know, you’re busy. You are far too busy to even think about adding anything else to your all too busy schedule. Allow me to submit a proposal. You see a few years ago, I began to seek to learn a new skill each year, now if you know me, you understand how largeContinue reading “Sprinkling Fertilizer”

New Beginnings

One would think that new year resolutions would be on my mind, and in truth I do have one which was made manifest today in completion. I’ve decided to make them monthly and allow each month it’s own victory. I need these small but consistent victories. Sure, I will endeavor to have more than oneContinue reading “New Beginnings”

Buenos Dias!

It is a beautiful day in the neighborhood! Recently a friend died, leaving those around him unchecked access to his life and all of its messes. In some instances, grief was overshadowed by anger. He lived as we all live, openly secret about our mess. It has been a huge job tidying up his life.Continue reading “Buenos Dias!”

Sweet Sweet Dreams

I can say that it is possible to be in love and still wonder what went wrong in the prior relationship. Divorce damages the heart in a way that feels permanent. Yes, my present is comforting and sustaining and all that I ever prayed for and yet… I still wonder what it was I didn’tContinue reading “Sweet Sweet Dreams”

I asked the question and the answers weren’t what I expected 😁😃

So, I asked the question: “Do you feel loved?” I asked the 19yr old first her response: “Why? What did I do? Are you giving me back?” (She’s grafted in) I explained why I asked and she laughed, “Girl yes! You scared me! Wait, if I say no do I get a car? 😐 Next,Continue reading “I asked the question and the answers weren’t what I expected 😁😃”