Sotto Voce

Out for an evening of fashion and mingling at the Melange Fashion Show.  So many people, so many stories.  A cacophony of furious self-promotion and attention-gathering.  While I appreciate the necessity of it and know that I must, to a degree, learn to mimic this behavior, this is not who […]

The Pursuit Of A Happy and Fulfilling Life,

In the pursuit of a happy and fulfilling life, I’ve come to realize that my personal formula revolves around a few essential principles. The first cornerstone is gratitude. I firmly believe that if I cannot appreciate and be thankful for what I have today, then I’m unlikely to find happiness […]

Fear and longing 

It has been quite a while since I last heard from you, and now, finally, we find ourselves face to face. The encounter is filled with a strange mix of emotions. Even though I am technically free, I can’t help but feel a sense of imprisonment within myself. Standing before […]

“The Heartfelt Path to Being a Better Human Being”

Loving the people who love you is a fundamental aspect of being a compassionate and emotionally intelligent human being. It’s a reminder that genuine, reciprocal love and support are invaluable in our lives. When we receive love from others, it’s essential to cherish and reciprocate it wholeheartedly. These connections help […]

“The True Measure of Success: Being Called ‘Mom'”

Being called “Mom is, without a doubt, one of life’s greatest honors and the pinnacle of success for many. It encapsulates a journey of love, responsibility, and profound connection that extends far beyond the confines of biology. When your children grow into adults and still choose to spend their precious […]

Too Busy?

In the hustle and bustle of our fast-paced lives, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that we’re too busy to make time for the people who matter most to us. However, the truth is that no one is ever truly too busy to call or see someone […]