She-Shedding Emotional Excess

For today’s blog, let’s focus on shedding emotional excess:
“Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

Honoring Mom and Dad

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you. – Exodus 20:12 I once read that the number 21 represents Mother and Father. I am no expert in numerology but this thought has remained with me. Especially lately as I have appliedContinue reading “Honoring Mom and Dad”

Personal Values/Break on Through

Personal Values In my last blog “A Moment of Clarity“, I posed the following questions: “Ask yourself if you still believe the words that you speak or even the thoughts that you think. Are your actions representative of the values in which you are living today? ” I also wrote of taking action. Elysia, where do IContinue reading “Personal Values/Break on Through”

A Moment of Clarity

Moment of Clarity AKA – Epiphany AKA – Disillusionment AKA – The bubble has burst!   I am a huge fan of disillusionment, having experienced many epiphanies – all for the improvement of my inner self. What I love about these said moments of clarity are the sudden opening of my mind, realizing that I noContinue reading “A Moment of Clarity”

Sunday Shot of Bliss IV.

When I was the little girl, I used to look up to stars and wish myself away from the violence and the chaos of my life. It helped to look up and away from all of the gravel and asphalt. Away from the angry people. Away from that man who used to pull a gun onContinue reading “Sunday Shot of Bliss IV.”

The Little Girl, Her Obstacles and Her Hustle

Anonymous, a good word to describe the little girl who existed within the insanity in which she grew up.  Surrounded by two older brothers, an older sister and the many other “cousins”, who belonged to whatever friends her parents allowed to move into their home. Lost in a crowd of many children, most of whom did notContinue reading “The Little Girl, Her Obstacles and Her Hustle”

Sunday Shot of Bliss III.

Miracles do happen indeed. It is our choice whether to open our eyes to see them or not. My life is a series of miracles. But this is not about me. I want  to share the miracle that is my oldest brother, Ed. Ed is quite the family cause celebre at our annual reunion.  Young cousins (usually boys) willContinue reading “Sunday Shot of Bliss III.”