Until being strong is the only choice you have

As a writer, I've always believed in the magic of words and as a reader, I've often felt their power.  Stories and songs have that amazing ability to break through barriers and - teach, show, remind, and reach us.  Quotes can be the distilled form of that magic - few words, with a powerful punch. … Continue reading Until being strong is the only choice you have

Outrunning the bitterness

Life always has its challenges.  Big and small storms that can, if you let them, turn your outlook from sweet to bitter. Divorce (my most recent storm) is definitely one of life's challenges that can be thrown your way.  But how do you stop the terrible things in life from pushing you into bitterness? Well, I'd … Continue reading Outrunning the bitterness

Quotes for hard times

I love words - obviously, I'm a reader and a writer.  But I've always loved them and recognized the power in them. But you have already discovered that for yourself.  You already know that there's nothing like listening (and singing along, in my case) to a song when you're happy/sad/nostalgic. I love singing (more accurately … Continue reading Quotes for hard times