The Secret to Happiness

Prior to my birthday all my Apple devices coincidentally got hacked and locked, but at least I got back into my phone without wiping it out. I probably jinxed it when I said I wanted to let 30 sink in before posting Birthday pictures 😂 On a somewhat serious note since this is just a…

Joy – Enjoy the little things

I was at Prince of Peace this past weekend and the homily spoke of the Fruits of the Holy Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Generosity, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-control. Father Keller asked if we ever asked God for any of these. The entire crowd paused and reflected -- questioning God. He interrupted to tell…

To the man who has everything

July 13, 2016 I stopped at Big Lots to grab breath mints for the restaurant and a store employee stopped me amidst my shopping trip to randomly ask, "Are cookies or cakes better for you?" Before I could conjure up the words to ask why, she added, "I'm a diabetic." OK, now why on earth…

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.

The terrifying innate fear of figuring out self purpose soon incorporated itself into my life-long battle with anxiety - only to leave me feeling more helpless, hopeless and powerless. I distracted myself by focusing on the things I had to do and got so caught up trying to exceed expectations to improve myself - later realizing; who was I…

Happy 2015

This past year has truly been a blessing for me; more than words can say. It was a rough beginning to 2014, but as the days went by I started to finally figure myself out...something I should have started ages ago. My life is starting to come together, because ... "Once you let go of…