Entries from April 2009

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

What Money Can’t Buy

You aren’t wealthy until you have something money can’t buy.
- Garth Brooks

A First Kiss from Someone Special – The sweet rush of butterflies in your tummy when you kiss someone special for the very first time.
The Realization of True Love – The warm feeling you get many years after your first kiss when you realize […]

Monday, April 20th, 2009

When Our Stories Hold Us Back

She rarely makes eye contact.  Instead, she looks down at the ground.  Because the ground is safer.  Because unlike people, it expects nothing in return.  She doesn’t have to feel ashamed.  The ground just accepts her for who she is.
As she sits at the bar next to me, she stares down at her vodka tonic, […]

Monday, April 13th, 2009

How To Live Life

It is not length of life, but depth of life.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Because there is a big difference between living and merely existing…

Educate yourself until the day you die. – The time and energy you invest in your education will change your life.  You are a product of what you know.  The more knowledge you […]

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

That Advice Saved My Life

Six years ago he walked into my dorm room on the verge of tears.
“I can’t take it anymore!” he groaned.  “I’m just running in place!  I aim. I sprint. I leap.  I fall.  I get nowhere.  Nowhere!”
His desperate eyes stared into mine, hoping… searching for an answer.
His Story
He has dreamed of pursuing a career in […]

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

28 Ways to Slay the Delay

What do you call a painter who doesn’t paint?  Is a writer a writer if she doesn’t write?  If you don’t follow through with the things you want to do, are you really being you?
Think of all the tasks you want to get done, but haven’t yet started.  How much time has lapsed between the […]