The Good Side of Human Nature

Rather than believing that our core is horrible and we must cover it up with Godly goodness taken from outside of ourselves, I believe that our core is actually pure and sweet and infinitely divine, and we must look inward to wash off the layers of worldly grime in order to restore ourselves to our true glory.

Embracing My Inner Phoenix

If I'm going to be completely honest, I feel like I've been stripped down to the brass tacks of who I am as a person, and I am NOT liking the feeling of having to start over from scratch. I mean, I'm 30 years old, for god's sake!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Today, in my 6th year of being a recipient of the nations' gratitude on this lovely day, I am sipping a glass of wine and reflecting on my own list of teachers who have shone their light on my little life and given me some guideposts on how I should strive to be the best teacher I can be.

What is a good guy, anyway?

I have talked with several men who bemoan their own breakups, wondering how they, the "good guy" could have been dumped so heartlessly. Are they really a "good guy?" Or are they just giving themselves the title so they can fuel their victim fire?

Jordyn Woods and Her Scarlet Letter

Since I highly respect Jada Pinkett Smith based on her conversations and the energy she exudes during her show, I tuned in to see how she would handle this controversy. She did not disappoint; I felt that she discussed the matter with Jordyn in a manner that was both sensitive and firm.

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

One thing that really shook me was the loss of a friendship that took me by surprise. While I was obviously not perfect, I knew that I had done everything I could to mend my mistake, and at the end of the day, the ball was in her court.  And she chose to drop it deliberately.

Action Trumps Inaction

Today at lunch, I was talking to my coworkers about voting as today is obviously Midterm Election day.  One coworker was cavalier about the day, stating her intentions to skips the polls, while the other subtly yet passionately tried to get her to change her mind. The one coworker who doesn't vote said that she... Continue Reading →

For The Joy of Planting

"Don't be attached to the fruits of your actions" -Bhagavad Gita This quote was in my screenwriting book that I have been slowly wending my way through the past month or so, and while the author intended to inspire his readers to write without attachment to money or fame, it struck me that it was... Continue Reading →

100th Post!

Wow!  I can't believe that this is my 100th official blog post!  It's crazy to think that almost 2 years ago I sent my first thoughts out into the interwebs, and now here I am with over 100 official follows who are complete strangers (along with friends and family who just like my Facebook page)... Continue Reading →

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