From Sand to Gemstones

Refining Life's Ragged Edges


March 2016

Mastering the Art

I was rereading some old blogs and saw this quote by Deepak Chopra that said that all great changes are preceded by chaos. I thought about it for a bit and realized this is indeed the case. Should I let... Continue Reading →

Love Yourself

Lately I've been sitting back trying to make sense of the world. Mostly the last few months. The third month of a brand new year is about to end and it appears this year will be a lot more colorful... Continue Reading →

Just Tired

This past week I've pushed myself to keep fighting. It hasn't been easy. Everything in me just wants to curl in a cave and never come out. Sometimes I think it's easier that way. You don't have to play pretend... Continue Reading →

A Letter to the Libertine

Dear Sir, I see you everywhere I go. In the corner of my eye as I walk to my office building from my stall. In the shadows of the dumpsters as I end my day. I see you lurking in... Continue Reading →

Sticks and Stones

The adage sticks and stones can break my bones but words can never harm me is the worst saying ever. While sticks and stones will most definitely hurt me it's the words that take the longest to heal.  I call... Continue Reading →

Brokenly Strong

I may be throwing myself a pity party. But, the beauty of this blog is I'm writing it because not only am I hoping I am reaching out to someone who can relate and needs the encouragement, but I'm doing... Continue Reading →

A Survivor’s Story

One week ago today I hit my head hard enough to suffer a concussion. Being my mom's most stubborn child I resumed my daily activities because I figured the circumstances surrounding my injury could be ignored. I was wrong. One... Continue Reading →

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