I Am Beautiful

This might be the hardest lesson I have ever had to learn. Like most of us, I don’t believe I am beautiful. I was born into a world where beauty is only skin deep, and everyone is compared to everyone else, in hopes of finding it. I read magazines with stunning models and watch TV […]

20 – The Sun Rises Every Day

Life is heavy and difficult. Just when you think you have it figured out, something comes from the middle of nowhere and kicks you down a peg. Sometimes, it is just a minor set back. You bounce back like nothing happened. Other times everything you know and believed in vanishes, and you are left back […]

22 – Love Is Hard

Love is defined most simply as a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties. It seems simple enough. In fact, it would be fair to say that most of my friendships fall within this simple definition. Love is not that simple though. At forty years old, I still can’t wrap my head […]

23- Everyone Is Smart In Their Own Way

I used to think the word smart was reserved for the type of people who became doctors and lawyers. These were book smart overachievers who could retain anything. They were incredibly articulate and always used the correct grammar. It was a very narrow minded view of what constituted intelligence. It meant that either a person […]