Don’t Hate the Ladder

     It is your friend, it is only trying to help even though it is constantly in your way and you will inevitably trip over it, stubbing your toe often. I’m in the middle of painting the kitchen today, taking a little break while the paint dries and before I finish it up with a final coat….

13 Reasons Why to Stay Alive

Are you searching for purpose? Then write something, yeah it might be worthless Then paint something then, it might be wordless Pointless curses, nonsense verses You’ll see purpose start to surface No one else is dealing with your demons Meaning maybe defeating them Could be the beginning of your meaning, friend. -Twenty One Pilots, Kitchen…

Freezing Cold, Burning Soul

Fluorescent lights they shine, they blind Gossip flowing through the cubicle vine Break rooms, free coffee, searching for supplies Watching as the calendar invites arrive Walking around to get a glimpse out of a window Gazing at the trees before returning to the unknown We show up, we stay, we don’t really congregate Is this…

Every Day is Mother’s Day

Especially when you don’t have one anymore. This hallmark created holiday has arrived and I’ll be thankful once this day is over. As if I don’t feel the hole in my heart that my Mom’s earthly departure carved out enough, this holiday to remind people to call Mom, get a gift for Mom or acknowledge her…

I Got You

Sunday, April 23rd I woke up early this morning after dreaming of my Mom. I was at my childhood home with my Uncle Chuck washing dishes when I saw her outside sobbing. I immediately ran outside and sat on the ground with her and asked why she was crying. She replied that she sees my sadness…

Pain is Forever

Forever. Forever is this very moment. When you are in pain- emotional, spiritual or physical- it can be nearly impossible to experience life beyond that pain. It feels as though it has existed forever before and will continue to persist forever into the future. We cannot conjure up in our minds what life was like before…

The Climb

Saturday, January 17th 2015 (Paris) ♦For every person you heal, the Earth lightens♦ Life on Earth is not so easy. While I know I am here to help heal the world, bring about/be apart of the changes needed to turn around our path to destruction and instead point us towards creating heaven on Earth without…

Dear Mom

September 17, 2016 (Savannah, GA) Dear Mom,      A whole year has gone by without you in my life. I’ve had you in my life for 27 years + 4 months. I feel lost without you around. Everything has lost its shine. I think of you constantly. When the wind blows, I can’t help…