Tag Archives: hope

This is the time.

Over the past couple of weeks, we have seen the outward manifestation of systemic trauma on a national (even global) scale. There is no other way to say it. Centuries of oppression and inequality have justifiably resulted in anger and…


Tend To Your Fuse

I noticed something recently. In the last week or two it seems like people are angrier, less patient, more frustrated. I think the “novelty” (if you can call it that) of lockdown/quarantine finally wore off and people suddenly realized that…


12 Years Today – 4,380 Days

I’m glad I’m not French. No offense to the French, I actually love the country, the food, and the people… but twelve years ago on Bastille Day, our lives changed forever. If it were any other normal day, I maybe…


My NEW Book of Poetry is HERE!

As a writer, I am always transforming thoughts into words, whether it’s the inspirational wisdom I share regularly in InspireBytes™ or the self-help guidance and teachings that I put into full-length books. (What now..? will be out in November… stay…


Hope, Oprah and An Invitation

After last night’s moving speech by Oprah Winfrey at the 75th Golden Globes, I took pause to revisit something I have been writing about and teaching for almost a decade: Hope. Hope, as Oprah put it, is the one thing…


Apathy, Indifference and … Hope

Last week I wrote about Hope being the antidote to Fear. But what is the antidote to Hope? I actually hadn’t thought about this, because I believe Hope is one of those things that is ever-present. Even in the worst circumstances,…


How do we make sense of the senseless?

How do we make sense of the senseless? (video here, if you prefer to listen/watch) To begin with, senseless tragedy and violence seem to be all around us. Our nervous systems are on overload, so even getting into a space…