Is someone who committed suicide selfish? Or are they just struggling to survive? Continue reading
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Accepting the life you did not want
We only know what we know when we know it. So what do you do when you wake up and realize you did not want the life you are living? Do you leave and abandon it all? Or do you accept it? Continue reading
Assertiveness. It is peaceful.
To hear the audio file of this blog: Oh, people! People, with our endless interpretations of words based on half-truths and one-sided relationships during youth make for uninspiring and closed-minded individuals. But the worst of it all, not even being … Continue reading
Life lessons: What Kat taught me
We are not defined by people, places or things. Instead, we are defined by our life lessons. Continue reading
All of Your Glory
It took almost an entire year before I could go visit Tata again. I still had a great deal of shame. Who am I kidding? I still do have a great deal of shame. Not dedicating my life to her as I did when she lived with me? It is shameful to me. So how was I able to finally walk through the doors of the facility? I forgave myself and only because a song came on to snap me back to the living. The hurricane of emotions were finally sorting themselves out. Continue reading
Life in the shadow.
My Sunny days were gone. I know it was no coincidence that the next dog who came to us was named Shadow. How poetic. My life was not complete and utter darkness. There was still sun, my grief just shaded me from it. And Shadow forced me to face the truth. I was in the shade hiding out, but my sunny days were still around. Continue reading
Losing my religion
Despite all of the disappointments, you have to realize that holding tightly to the word-for-word teachings (of anything) means nothing. Actions and behaviors are what is key. And sometimes, you do have to let it all go to find the truest part of yourself. Continue reading
Are we all lost stars trying to light up the dark? And if so, what does that even mean? What does that feel like? Continue reading
Time, I am mad that you move so quickly
Time, I’m mad at you. But all I can do is keep moving forward with you. Continue reading
The Sunny Chronicles: Yea, I’m cool!
Sunny, the blind diabetic dog – a memoir told one major event at a time. Continue reading