Monthly Archives: April 2014

You can accept or reject the way you are treated by other people, but until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex, but eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. You must find the strength to open the wounds, stick your hands inside, pull out the core of the pain that is holding you in your past, the memories, and make peace with them.”                                                                                                                                                                       —Iyanla Vanzant

Birthdays Often Inspire Reflection…

4/21/12: Black Dog.

4/21/13: Black Dog.

4/21/14: Experienced the full spectrum of emotions. Engaged in meaningful conversations. Felt the love.

Flying Elephant for my Birthday

I want a flying elephant for my birthday.

Only a flying elephant will do.

No bears in pants or nodding sycophants.

I only like flying elephants.

And flying elephants like me, too!