Love Is Often Inconvenient

We all deserve to be loved, to be seen, and to be heard, maybe not for who we are, but for who we could be if given the opportunity. We are all imperfect beings. We are flawed, frail, weak, and broken in some way or another. Beyond or beneath these shortcomings and failings, even in…

A Crossroads Between Potential and Distraction

Every urge we feel toward betterment, whether the betterment of ourselves, our relationships, or the world around us, is a crossroads whereat we must choose between reaching for our potential or settling for distraction. When we find ourselves in a quiet space, alone with our thoughts, a glimmer of inspiration may crop up. These moments…

Building Or Destroying Our Future

Every relationship, every interaction we have, becomes the foundation for our future. We cannot live in spite of others, successfully, forever. Along the path, at some point, for some reason, we are going to truly need other people’s help. When this occurs, if, up to this point, our only contribution to our relationships has been…

Greatness Through Imperfection

Through our weaknesses we find our strength and through our flaws we find our grace. We are not worthy of all that we are capable and yet we are worthy of so much more than we give ourselves credit for. We are all flawed, broken, and weak in some way. Yet, in spite of this,…

The Gift of Criticism

When someone points out your mistakes, thank them. It is impossible to have a fully objective view of ourselves and how we relate to the world. Inevitably, we are blind to some of our errors in perception, judgement, and behavior. We all make mistakes. If the people we surround ourselves with care about us and…