I was reflecting today on the things that I used to worry about. I used to worry about pretty much everything. "What needs to be done?" "What needs to be cleaned?" "Is this person mad at me?" "Should I eat this?" "Is coconut oil good for you?" "Am I gaining weight?" "Am I doing enough… Continue reading Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff (and other lessons that I have learned in 2017)
It has been almost one year since my grandmother passed away. While I think of her daily, my fondest memories of her have been on the forefront of my mind over the last several days. If you have been fortunate enough to have experienced the love of a grandmother, then you understand how difficult it… Continue reading The Love of a Grandmother
There have been so many times in my life that I have allowed myself to feel bitterness and resentment over not getting the things that I wanted or needed out of life. However, as time has passed, these difficulties have allowed me to see a bigger picture. I like to refer to this as the… Continue reading When Life Tells You “NO”: The Beauty of Life’s Mosaic and the Bigger Plan
I watched a video clip on my news feed this morning that had various celebrities speaking about "following your dream." Each sound clip encompassed a theme of "never give up" or "you can do anything that you put your mind to!!". At one point, Jim Carey poses the idea that if you visualize your dream, it will… Continue reading No, You CAN’T Do Anything You Set Your Mind To!
Surrender; letting go. These are words that are heard often when being taught how to cope with something that we cannot control. "Give it to God", we say. There is nothing tangible or straightforward about this, but many of us (including myself) will say it as a form of comfort to someone as if it… Continue reading All I Know Is That I Don’t Know
For as far back as I can remember, I have always been an animal person. Growing up, I had all kinds of animals ranging anywhere from cats and dogs to lizards and rodents. I have worked as a veterinary professional for almost 15 years, and although I have recently decided to make a career… Continue reading How A Miniature Dachshund Saved My Life
Have you ever heard the saying "God laughs when we make plans?" While it carries a somewhat pessimistic undertone, I think that the older I get the more I understand it. We all make plans. Society teaches us to make plans. You grow up, move out of your parent's house, obtain employment, etc. Maybe you… Continue reading Follow The Bread Crumbs