Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas 2018

"Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas." ~ Dale Evans 'Tis The Season Merry Christmas everyone! For those who celebrate, I hope it is a day of joy, celebration and love. And for those who don't, may you still have an amazing and joyful day [...]

“You Are Always Happy” Does Not Mean You Really Are

“You Are Always Happy” Does Not Mean You Really Are

Trigger Warning: This post talks about mental illness, suicide, and eating disorders.  "Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my [...]

Through the Eyes of an Eleven Year Old: September 11 Sixteen Years Later

Through the Eyes of an Eleven Year Old: September 11 Sixteen Years Later

It is hard to believe that sixteen years have passed. I was a child, but I ended that day with my innocence shattered and profound grief that the world could be so evil. Yet I quickly learned despite the most incomprehensible and horrific circumstances there are good people. In one day we saw the worst [...]