Results

Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. ~Willie Nelson I first became aware of the power of positive thinking in high school. I had changed schools mid year in the eleventh grade. It was the first time I had ever changed schools mid year. My parents had always been…

TaKe Heart ♥

This time last year, little did I know I was about to experience one of the worst days of my real life, followed by some of the hardest and most challenging months. Those closest to me know the gory details and I’d rather not relive them here, but here I am a year later in…

What if…Purge

This is your emergency broadcast system announcing the commencement of the annual Purge. All crime, including murder,will be legal for 12 hours. All emergency services will be suspended. Your government thanks you for your participation. ~ Emergency broadcast system announcing the commencement of The Purge. If you’ve never seen these movies and happen to live under…

World Peace

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – Mother Teresa Yes, I’m doing it again…mixing my genres…*hangs her head* Today was International World Peace Day. While I doubt seriously that the world was peaceful, it was a nice thought, but because there’s been so much…

Look Forward

“Don’t waste your time looking back, you’re not going that way.” ~Ragnar Lothbrok Vikings Its kinda funny that I’m using a Vikings quote with Gothic photos to write about moving forward, but if you’ve ever met me or read my blog before, my shenanigans should not be new to you. The truth is I take…

Nonsense

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn’t be. And what it wouldn’t be, it would. You see?” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass I think…

Gacha, Gatcha, Gotcha!

I have no idea who originated the quote or if I even have it right…or even close, but I’ve said it for years never believing for one second that I was being original, “Opinions are like assholes. Everyone has one, but everyone doesn’t want to hear yours.” I’ve been on the grid for almost ten…

The Beholder is You

People often say that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder,’ and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves. Salma Hayek I was scrolling through Flickr this…

Head in the Clouds

Head in the clouds Got no weight on my shoulders I should be wiser And realize that I’ve got One less problem without ya! Ariana Grande Problems How often do we resolve to let go of someone or something, only to keep grabbing it at, to keep talking about it…even a year, sometimes even years,…

Blocked

“writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all” ― Charles Bukowski, The Last Night of the Earth Poems For the last few days, I’ve not slept well at all. Story of my life, but the last few days have been especially rough. I can hardly even think straight. Writer’s block is…

Hope

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. Desmond Tutu I was talking with a couple of dear friends, Kess & Tackett,  this evening about positive attitudes vs negative attitudes. How draining it is to be around someone that absolutely insists on seeing the negative to every situation. As…

Wishes

My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake. Aristotle Friends of mine, and even associates, will often find me wishing them a day filled with love and laughter on special days. I’ve had some accuse me of insincerity and generic statements. I find it sad that their…