Are you Addicted to Attention from Others?

What would it be like if no one called, text, messaged, social media’d you for 48 hours? How would you feel? Would you like the uninterrupted solace or would you check your phone every hour in hopes for some form of digital human interaction? Some proof that someone...

Give the Gift of Patience

When we live over-booked schedules, patience is the first thing to go. We all have more to do in what seems like not enough time. While the reward of our go-getter task list is great, often times the casualty of our over-achiever state is our patience. Why is patience...

I Will Love. I Will Forgive.

Victor Rivera, Evelyn Rivera - 1966 I didn’t want to love my Father.  By most standards, he would be considered “not so great” based on his actions and decisions that he has made in his life.  I don’t want to get into the details of his wrong doing, as that is not the...

Experiencing True Love – Pt. 1

Have you ever wanted to be loved so bad it hurts? I mean physically hurts your body or emotionally hurts your heart. Some of you may answer “no” to this question, but I think you might re-consider your answer after you read this. It’s amazing what we will do for love...

Uprooting Bitterness

Have you ever noticed the more you try to stop doing something, the more you want to do it? Maybe it’s the trait of a contrarian like myself or maybe it’s just human nature. I remember my mom used to tell us not to climb on the roof while she went to the grocery...