my favorite things in the world

My favorite things in the world are The things that go unnoticed by most. licking lips between smiles eyebrows twitching in conversation dragging a finger along the wall in passing deep thoughts interrupted by a deep yawn wiping glasses then holding them to the light a thought that leads to a smile the peace thatContinue reading “my favorite things in the world”

obstacles to destiny

Do you ever find yourself in a position where you feel you’re so close to evolving into something bigger and better? Even in just the slightest way—like you learned something new that you’ll now use whenever you get the chance. Or, you have been reading every day—something you used to swear you hated. Or, you’reContinue reading “obstacles to destiny”

hidden jewels

Today, I want to write about a quote that I try and live by. There’s a lot. However, I’m going to try and pick one. When I look up at my wall directly in front of me, one quote hanging up really grabs my attention. “One of the oldest and most generous tricks that theContinue reading “hidden jewels”

will you – won’t you

I’ve discovered first hand—after hearing about it for years through reading—that whether you tell yourself you’re going to be okay or not, you’re right.  The original quote is: “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t—you’re right.” – Henry Ford The past few months I’ve been doing this thing where I don’t allowContinue reading “will you – won’t you”

words

One of the most magical things in the world is words. They are how things begin and also how they end. Whether it’s through books, music, poems, or even just talking—words are everything. They make you mad, sad, happy, thankful—they just make you feel. That plays a huge part in why I love writing soContinue reading “words”

word to the wise

Here is my letter to you:   You have been through a lot this last year. Lost a lot.  What if you chose to see it in a different way, though? As each thing left, you gained two more in its place.    When Lilly left  Your strength was tested And you learned that movingContinue reading “word to the wise”

making beautiful things

I want to spend my life making beautiful things even if nobody cares.  That’s how I feel. Which is why I haven’t taken sharing my words as seriously this year. Something inside me flipped and said, “Be selfish. Keep everything to yourself.” I think I came to a point where I was so sick ofContinue reading “making beautiful things”

20 things I learned by 20

For the last two years, around the time of my birthday, I’ve posted this type of thing.  18 things I learned at 18 19 things I learned by 19 **By the way – the website the above links take you to is an archive site for all of my previous 289 blogs 🙂 if youContinue reading “20 things I learned by 20”

explanations – part 2

Part 1 from yesterday: expectations – part 1 As for explanation…that is one of my least favorite things in this world. I believe that certain parts of our lives should be lived without the concern of having to explain our reasoning to everyone, or anyone. Some bigger examples of that would be getting a tattoo,Continue reading “explanations – part 2”

your happiest moment

What is your happiest moment? Honestly, from as early as you can remember up until now, in which moment were you happier than ever before? If you have no clue, that’s completely okay. On the other hand, you may think you know, but another part of you believes that you have an even happier momentContinue reading “your happiest moment”

change is good

“If you’re feeling frightened about what comes next, don’t be. Embrace the uncertainty. Allow it to lead you places. Be brave as it challenges you to exercise both your heart and your mind as you create your own path toward happiness; don’t waste time with regret. Spin wildly into your next action. Enjoy the present,Continue reading “change is good”

To Lilly

Are you okay? How are you feeling? Did you sleep? Did you eat? She’s in a better place. Her time was up. She loved you more than anything.  You were her person. She needed to see you one more time. Are you okay? Seriously, are you okay? No. I’m not okay. I’ll never be theContinue reading “To Lilly”