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The Sweet In The Sour

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The real tragedy is not that we experience things that are less than savoury - this is life, it involves loss, pain, sadness, surprisingly hard circumstances and things beyond our control. The real tragedy is when in the face of the darker side of encounters with life we stop hoping, stop voicing, stop expressing and stop encouraging. Life almost stole my voice but I’m taking my silent battle to my audible platform and saying a clear - NO.  .  . . Somewhere between the loss of loved ones to death under 30, watching others’ hearts break in ways that...

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SOS: Save Our-Selves

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There once was an old fisherman who lived a very simple life. He was retired and did not have much, but he had everything he needed. He had his fishing pole, a few spare makeshift poles, a can of bait which he replenished often and a strong desire to help others. Everyone in his local community knew that if you did not have a meal you could approach the local fisherman, who would teach you to fish, fish alongside you and share a meal from the catch of the day with you on the dock...

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I’m Afraid You’re Doing It All Wrong

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Worry and fear are like two people in a toxic relationship. They live together, work together, thrive off one another and amplify each other’s weaknesses. When one is let in the other soon follows. When one seeks to wreak havoc, its counterpart embraces the challenge and follows suit. When one is lost on a destructive path, instead of trying to reverse the cycle one serves as a catalyst for the other – making the situation spiral even further out of control. When you entertain fear you beckon in worry; and vice versa. And when you...

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