Shattered Pieces Sparkle

Shattered Pieces Sparkle

Light is in both the broken bottle and the diamond ~ Mark Nepo There are lessons learned, remembered, and hopefully even embraced, during the highs and the lows of life.  Many times the depth of the lesson doesn’t manifest until many years later following considerable...
Honoring the Pain

Honoring the Pain

All parts of the journey are sacred and holy.  Take time to honor the beginning ~ Melody Beattie In January, we often take time to reflect on the previous year.  In taking a step back, I am now able to see the meaning in some of the madness, pain, disappointment, and...
Never Lose Hope

Never Lose Hope

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. I learned a long time ago if I had little to no expectations, the disappointment of not receiving what I hoped for wouldn’t be as painful. I lost hope the...
Persistence

Persistence

You endure what is supposedly unbearable, and before you know it, you would have done the impossible by bearing the unbearable ~ Donovan Inniss It is so much easier to stay stagnant.  Easier to live in the current status quo rather than to be uncomfortable,...