“Shh don’t cry,” Nani said as she wiped the tears away from my face. “Don’t get sad, if you go down that rabbit hole then you won’t stop crying.” Kiara held on to her hand softly as she lay on the air mattress they had laid out in the middle of her empty living room.… Read More
Photo by Amway US This year, Mother’s Day will be unique, to say the least. With everything closed due to the Pandemic, it can be challenging to even begin thinking about gifts that may help Mom feel loved and appreciated during these times. Scroll to the bottom of this article for special discount codes. Being… Read More
I am thankful every day that this experience did not kill me, that instead, it catapulted me into going after my dreams, my purpose, my aspirations. It was what needed to happen for me to unapologetically take steps in my life to live better and fulfilled. Read More
We ended the night by huddling around the campfire, mulled cider, and doughnuts. Telling stories and hugging each other for warmth as the most beautiful sunrise broke the cloudy waves and we watched it close the night. Read More
Today, the day before the last day of 2017, I feel grateful for all the things it brought me, but also for all the ones it forced me to let go of. As 2018 approaches, I am ready to open my hands and let go of that which no longer serves me. I am ready to let it go and send it love and light on its way. At the same time, with the same open arms, I wish to embrace an unknown future that is waiting to be created.
I have the words tattooed on my right rib-cage to remind myself to let go.
I’ve realized that sometimes in life, when it is time to make important decisions, it can be helpful to be a pyromaniac and take the risk at being happy. I’ve realized that doing nothing only leaves you with nothing–and that’s just not the life I want to live–I don’t want a life full of nothing.
I don’t know if you realize this or not, but there are two very common traits between people in the military and those in our LGBT community: BRAVERY. Read More