Protect Your Flame

Walk away from damaged people who are not conscious of the way that they influence the world around them. You do not have the power to save them, however noble your intentions may be. In your haste to end their suffering, there is a truth you often forget; only they can do the internal work … Continue reading Protect Your Flame

Belief

There is only one thing that every single human being in the world has perfectly in common with all others, regardless of culture, gender, ethnicity, age, education level, disability, level of intelligence, or anything else that is unique to a particular individual. It also happens to be the most powerful force on the planet...capable of … Continue reading Belief

The Heart’s Truth

A man does not...no, cannot say, "This woman is worthy of love, and therefore I will love her with all my heart." A man either loves a woman passionately or he does not. It is that simple. He has no say in the matter, and neither does she. Relationship titles, wedding rings, and wishes to … Continue reading The Heart’s Truth

Mental Swordplay

Reading and writing is to the mind what a whetstone is to the sword. Debate is the swordplay of the mind. These are the most effective tools that assist a human being with evolving from the clumsiness of an undeveloped mind to an intellectual master wielding dancing blades of steel. Read, write, debate, THINK. Develop … Continue reading Mental Swordplay

Lost and Found

I grew up as an orphan in California's foster care system. By the time I graduated from high school at 18 years of age, I had lived with 16 families.  Each time I moved, I had to shed my current identity and adopt one that would be accepted and approved of by my new foster family.  Experience taught me … Continue reading Lost and Found

The most trusting…

"The most trusting gestures are often made by the most fearful spirits, the kindest acts are often performed by the most damaged hearts, and the brightest of smiles often shine from the saddest souls...all because they do not wish for others to suffer the way that they do. The experiences you have in life do … Continue reading The most trusting…

Walk Away…and Believe

If the person that you love is unwilling to appreciate who you are and everything you do for them, and you've given them a clear understanding of what you need and ample opportunity to give it to you, then they have proven themselves to be unworthy of you. They have proven that they care far … Continue reading Walk Away…and Believe