You Matter To Me.

I often write of friendships. Those relationships I’ve built, curated, nurtured, celebrated, and loved (and lost) over the many years of my life are all a part of who I am today. Who I’ve become, how I’ve grown, and how I view the world. But, the truth is, I wouldn’t be who I am in…

The darkness and the light

Where I also say thank you to a special unnamed friend – you provided me so much strength when I didn’t have my own.

This is me and I’m never enough…

It’s taken me forever, but I finally saw The Greatest Showman. Though I’ve heard much of the music before, there are two songs that have reverberated throughout my psyche. I think we all share some of the same themes that are portrayed in this movie. So many demons and voices hide within our darkness. The…

Quote of the Day – Erica Jong on Fear

I wholeheartedly agree with this quote. Fear can be a good indicator that you’re taking the right first step, or last step, in the most necessary direction. Harness your fear, it’ll bring you strength. Fear is a sign — usually a sign that I’m doing something right. – Erica Jong Photo used under creative commons,…

Quote of the Day – Stewart White on Strength

Looking for a quote today, I found myself going in circles. Nothing I could find seemed to express what I was thinking until I ran across this quote by Stewart White. If you are unsure of yourself, you may not give it your all. If someone else isn’t sure of you, you may not give…

Quote of the Day – Ann Landers on Using Your Head

Today in history, the guillotine was first used in Paris, France (1792) – Of course, the first thing that came to mind was: “Now isn’t a good time to lose your head.” Which is how I made my way to the following quote from one of my two favorite advice columnists. I miss reading Dear…

To The Moon, Alice.

*blows off the dust* I haven’t blogged in 2012 over here. Wow. (I’ve been focused on posting a daily quote and daily photo over at schnik.it I could say that I have been extremely busy, and It would be true, but I looked back and I have written 14 other posts about being busy in…

Quote of the Day – Oliver Wendall Homes, Sr on Discovery

Heh. In my life, I have a lot of balls in the air. Things are moving rapidly and everything is looking up. Sure, no life id without it’s certain challenges, my cup, bucket, cupped hands, and wine glass overfloweth, and that’s how I like it. You never know how fast you’re running if your heart…

So Amazing …And So Sad

I admit it. I’ve been watching the X-factor. It’s not because I like reality shows. It’s not because I like singing competitions, but because of this young girl: At the end of the video, when she got the four yeses, did you hear it? Did you hear what she told the judges when given such…