• Empty highway leading to a new horizon.

    nagging doubt sometimes lingersever clinging to the mindwithering the heart each day hope is always on the horizonopen doors just one turn awayready to share new adventuresinstead of dark cornerszealous excitement building day by dayonly time will make things stopnew horizons to share with yousuccess and purpose
  • flower wreath shaped in a circle

    every year dawns newcrisp chills on the wind the flowing of time as we all prepare hopes for a better futuredesire for a brighter worldyet, so quickly forgottenthe promises made to oneself every year, we act anewbut the same old tragedies bring us downwe tell ourselvesjust hold on another year longer instead of viewing it ...
  • endless spiral of space

    Life is full of changes.Large and smallEnough to make anyone stressYet, expected to be beneficial This sense of change can be overwhelmingFeelings of being inadequate and irrelevantEmotional drainage that few realizePushing us all aside like waves Caught in a perpetual cycleof rise and fallThese ideas of what change can bringUnable to truly deal with them ...
  • pocket watch

    Life is unpredictableWe try to fill it with thingsThat makes us happy or sadBut nothing can help us predict our future We think that everything is set to fateSo we fight against the grainOr do we sit and wait for events to happenAs they may appear to be Our lives are what we make of ...
  • Hugging

    Physical touch is essential to our mental, emotional, and physical well-being. When people do not receive any physical contact, their bodies react negatively. Many have never heard of touch starvation, also known as touch deprivation. This condition can occur in anyone because touch starvation happens when you don’t get as much physical touch as you ...
  • pocketwatch, grains of sand.

    Take a look around youDo you see the hidden secrets?The whispers on the wind? The loneliness in the dusk? All around usThese are the signs that we cannot seeThe subtle way the world shiftsAlerting us to its woes Each moment is tinyThe size of a grain of sandYet, each so impactfulAs to change the course ...
  • Man hitting baseball

    Have you ever started a sentence and wanted to immediately jump off of a cliff? That’s the story of my life today. There could be many reasons for this occurrence. You could be stressed and tired. Life can be stressful and can change at any moment. My sister had a baby, and my uncle passed ...
  • Dog covering face

    Everyone has a week where things didn’t exactly go as planned. This can be extremely frustrating for any number of reasons. Last week, I planned to finish a book that I was given to beta read, and I couldn’t touch it at all because I was so tired. This week I’m making good progress, and ...
  • worried

    I am more than frustrated Panic mode has been activated, and the off switch still can’t be located  Yet I left this issue unstated… I have stayed animated, even when I’m feeling aggravated People are so used to the illusion I have created Things only get more complicated…
  • Rest on a journey

    Have you ever felt yourself emotionally go backwards? Lately, it seems like everything I have been trying to achieve has been put on pause. This being said I am actively working not to slip into my old version of survival mode. The new strategy is to not let myself say, “I’ll do it later.”  Later ...