Labor Day Quotes


I hope you’re enjoying your day off today and spending time with family and friends (or just relaxing by yourself.) Labor Day is usually a day where we have a little fun and then also make a point to enjoy the down time. Life is so busy today and it’s nice to get a collective [...]

Deepest Void


This is a very old poem about the process of forgiveness. I think it looks different for everyone at times.

How to Enjoy Being Alone


Do you cherish the time you have by yourself? You can actually enjoy your friendships and romantic relationships much more when you’re comfortable being alone. Do you dread time alone? Here are some ways to make peace with time away from friends and family.

With Every Breath

with every breeath

A few years ago I wrote a poem that was all about letting go of negativity. How do you accomplish this? Very often when I’m stressed, I try and just take a few deep breaths.

Maya Angelou

Women in Film and Hallmark Channel Honor Dr. Maya Angelou - Arrivals

I was so sad to hear about the death of Maya Angelou last week. And yet, I found myself rejoicing her life and legacy. I think that’s a tribute to the kind of person she was. I’m thankful for her life and influence and words. Oh, her words!

Linky Saturday: May 24 – 31, 2014

doggie chasing rabbits

Did you enjoy the long holiday weekend? I took some time off, which meant I still did a lot of writing but didn’t log on to social media as much. I worked on my own projects. That’s a vacation for me.

Quotes for Encouragement About Finding Joy

quotes about joy

When you need inspiration in life, a few great, famous sayings from some of the most creative and brilliant minds is sure to do the trick. Jot down one or two of these quotes about joy and keep them up at your computer.

Linky Saturday: May 17, 2014

PicMonkey Collage

This was a windy week. So windy, in fact, that one of my favorite glass sculptures totally smashed and broke. Sniff!

Kiss That Scar

Kiss That Scar

This is one of my favorite poems from my book, My Soul Is From a Different Place.

Speed Dating Tips

speed dating

Speed Dating events can be an enjoyable and pressure-free way to meet new singles. Here are a few tips to make fast dates fun and easy.