The Pain Project

Pain lingers. It surfaces unexpectedly. It bubbles up to the surface and demands attention. "Damn it! Not again!" It often puts our life on pause; or so we feel. We feel stuck. We become enveloped in the wash of sadness and life feels heavy. "Will this ever leave me the hell alone?" There are so … Continue reading The Pain Project

The Perfect Life

Is there any such thing as the perfect life? Have you ever met anyone that goes through life without stress, insecurities, hurdles and burdens? You have not. I have not. The perfect life (as most people define it) does not exist. Life truly is what you make of it.  It is always a matter of perspective.  … Continue reading The Perfect Life

Accepting an apology you never got

"Say you're sorry!"  I hear myself telling a student in the school yard at recess after they have been mean to a peer. "Sorry." he utters with a voice emitting remorse. "It's ok." the other boy says with a smile that screams my feelings have been validated! Just like that, the two children scamper off and … Continue reading Accepting an apology you never got