Life raft

Oil painting J. W. Waterhouse – adieu Farewell Lovers in ocean shipwreck & waves We hold on To the life raft Hoping the billows Never overtake us And now we know Love is the wave That steals our last breath. What saves us Is a fearful grip On staying afloat Despite being surrounded By strong…

WARNING: Do not get out of YOUR comfort zone!

Today it dawned on me. That well-meaning advice for me to get out of my comfort zone isn’t the ultimate nugget of wisdom. Just maybe, I need to nestle deep down into my comfort zone, snuggle up and take a long, refreshing nap. Let life happen. Let nature take its course. Let comfort be my…

Look at how much you’ve grown!

All my thoughts happen yesterday. Just like growing up. Somewhere in time gone by, we lose infinite versions of ourselves to memories we can barely recall. Recently, I had a sudden recollection, a flashback of my past life from about five years ago. I thought. Wow. “Look at how much I’ve grown.” You know, like…

Little by little: Accomplishing the impossible

As a child, my parents taught me a song: Little by little Inch by Inch By the yard, it’s hard By the inch, what a cinch Never stare up the stairs Just step up the steps Little by little Inch, by inch. By: Ron Hamilton (Patch the Pirate) It’s such a simple concept.  To tackle…