What is Marriage?

Marriage is more than just a promise to be with someone. Photo: SuperSizeMe It is the moment-to-moment re-commitment to do what is best for both of you even if you don’t like what needs to be done because you love the other person and are willing to work to have the best relationship possible.

Won’t You Like Me, Please…

Why is it that we care so much about what others think about us? Why is it that even if we don’t respect someone else that our feelings are still hurt when they don’t like us?  Why is it that we can’t focus only on those in our lives that like us for who we […]


Do you ever feel lost in your own head? That is how I feel. It doesn’t matter which way I turn, I seem to run into a dead end. I can’t seem to find my way home. A map wouldn’t help me navigate as you must first know where you are in in order to […]

Daily Choices

As the day unfolds before us, we have but two choices: Rejoice in the blessings that we have received or wallow in self-pity. I choose the former.  Life is too precious to be wasted on the “should-av’s” in life. WHY is it that we spend so much time worrying about other people??? WHY are we […]

Who Am I?

I have found myself musing about who I am and who I really want to be a great deal during my life.  Lately, I have been on an quest of sorts to find out who I really want to be.  There are so many aspects of my personality that it is hard to be clear […]

Swirling Thoughts

Thoughts swirl through my head as if they were being whisked about by a brisk breeze.  The words tumble over themselves and bounce around.  The snippets dance gracefully  to the interesting rhythm that is intriguing yet difficult to follow.  The meanings are incomprehensible but calming as if simply listening to the music of my mind […]

Enjoy the Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault Photo: Tamara We tend to take things for granted and overlook the small blessings in our lives.  When we take pleasure in the little things, we live a more graceful life.  We have a more […]


What is your definition of happiness? When you have more than enough money to fulfill your needs? When your soul mate smiles at you? When your child tells you that he loves you? When an friend calls to just to say “hi?” When your pet cuddles with you? When you are traveling? When you curled […]