Florida: Then and Now

Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it, and accept it.  ~  an Instagram meme What the hell am I still doing here?   A question I posed closing out the blog essay it's linked to (I encourage you … Continue reading Florida: Then and Now

Healing Paradigms Through Politics

I learned long ago that in order to heal my wounds I must have the courage to face up to them. ~ Paulo Coelho The heart has its reasons which reason knows not of. ~ Pascal Step back.  Step away.  Breathe.  Reflect.  Feel.  Release.  Rejoice.  Let go.  Carry on. I'd never seen the photo before … Continue reading Healing Paradigms Through Politics