I Knew A Boy Once.

I knew a boy once. Every time he looked in the mirror, he saw the father that never loved him. Or the women he always abandoned. Or the sister he molested. As each day went by, he found himself staring at his wounds and failures instead of his triumphs. He looked past his brilliance and […]

100 Questions For The Soul

  Do You Love Who You’re Becoming? I ask myself. I imagine standing on stage, sharing the newest developments of my life, reflecting on the joys and lows of the past year. I remember myself at the beginning. Lost sight. Down on myself. Not sure who I was or what I wanted.  I needed some guidance, […]

Life Lessons From Animated Heroes

Some say, art is simply an imitation of reality – be it a painting of a nature scene or the story of a young girl finding her way home on a road paved with gold. Whether we watch movies for the entertainment or for the opportunity to see ourselves depicted on screen, there is no […]

The Haunting of Harp House

                 As an American who was born on the 29th of October, I have always loved Halloween. My Birthday growing up was full of costumes, candy and autumn festivities. I understand that many people do not tolerate the darkness of Halloween and think it is not a Holiday […]

The Mountain Is Not Your Enemy.

We often hear from inspirational speakers that your challenges and obstacles are not your competition; you are. When going up against something scary or challenging we often consider this thing as our opponent that needs to be beaten and conquered. I’d dare to argue that those obstacles are not our competition, what if we are our […]

Why The Truth Fails Us.

Truth. Often daunting. Seldom accepted. Frequently offensive.  It can be the cause of fights, breakups and misunderstanding among loved ones and often fails us when met with judgement or reprimand. Our negative responses to truth can cause the truth teller to withdraw and refrain from sharing in the future. This leads to deceit. Lies. Hurt. […]