Curve Balls and Championships

Just when we think we figured things out, life throws us a curve ball. So, we have to improvise. We find happiness in unexpected places. We find ourselves back to the things that matter the most. The universe is funny that way. Sometimes it just has a way of making sure we wind up exactly …

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Summer Blog Series: Using Your Story to Propel You Forward

Enlightenment is growing all the time. It is not something that happens once and is then complete." -Rhich Nhat Hanh A million steps backwards -- that's what it felt like. I sat in my Chicago hotel room, picking at the room-service Caesar salad. My appetite had all but diminished the past two days, my mind …

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My Proof: An Ode to National Poetry Month and My First Piece of Writing

Believe in yourself, even when all hope seems lost Believe in others, even when they've given up on themselves Believe there is a light at the end of the tunnel Believe that you may be that light for someone else. -- Megan Morrison, Lessons for Life "It's National Poetry Month, and so I'd like to …

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Being Human: A Long Overdue Story about a Long Journey of a Lesson

   Would you do it again... would you give Maya the letter? Some who know about it have asked me, as if I could actually turn back time. Would I give her the letter, knowing it would push away the person who’d been my comfort through my dad’s alcoholism and parents’ divorce; knowing that it …

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