Fitting In!

You try & try, over & over again, to fit in with the world. You think you’ll be happy when everyone likes you. You just want to feel part of something! All you want is to feel wanted. You want to feel happy & loved. So, you try & try, over & over again to…

Dearly Beloved,

A letter of inspiration for those struggling to see their purpose. I believe in you. Don’t be so hard on yourself.Everyone fails.You are meant to fail, and know that I will always be there to catch you. I will ALWAYS be there; whether you try your best not to fail, or you fail everyday. I…

Trust the process

You don’t know, What will happen tomorrow. You don’t know, Where life will take you. You don’t know, How you will feel. You don’t know, Why things happen. You just, Don’t know. You can’t plan, Your whole life. It will just happen, The way it’s supposed to. And nothing you do, Can ultimately change that….

Birthday Goals?

So, today’s a weird / crazy / awesome day… . . . Today is my birthday, and I don’t know how to feel because I try to do this thing every year; I try to spend my birthday in a new country every year, so I can remember that birthday, and that country. But, for…

I need you!

Yes, you! I need YOU! Don’t give up now! This poem is for anyone out there going through a tough time in life right now. Please, don’t do it! I know you’re tired! But, just focus on staying healthy, and keeping your mind fit! I know it’s exhausting! It feels like the only way out….

One sky…

The sky… The clouds… The sun… Everything up there… Just take a second, Go outside, And look up! Looking up, At the sky, Always makes me feel happy, And rejuvenated. Seeing planes, birds, jets… It all gives me hope! That there’s so much more out there – And, I want to explore it all! I…

The person in the mirror…

Look in the mirror. Who do you see? What do you see? Does it make you happy? Does it make you feel proud? Do you recognize who you see? . . . The most important person is that person staring back at you; in that mirror. That person sees your flaws, your failures, your dreams,…

A Time For Everything!

Have you ever asked yourself the question: “What am I still doing here?”. . . . Well, I have. And, I know it’s never a good question to ask yourself because it very rarely has a good answer. (the answer to that question usually discourages you.) You see… Usually, when you ask yourself that question…

Coco!

So, I just had a “weird” experience. . . . I just went to the movie theatre here in Chile and watched a Spanish movie (w/o subtitles). . . . It might not seem like such a weird thing, but that’s the best word I could think of to describe it. It made me feel…

Hope For Your Future…

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. -Robert H. Schuller . . . So, before I begin, I should start by saying that I don’t know the person who said that quote, but, when I read it, I immediately remembered one of the main reasons why I made the decision to live here,…

Fire!

Have you ever wanted to see a community work together within seconds? . . . Just come to chile (more specifically, Quillota). Seriously, I’ve lived here for 1 months now and I’ve already seen 3 fires. And, although fires are usually scary and unpredictable, being here and experiencing them in another country has added an…

My Own Material

For today’s post, I was challenged to look through my old Facebook, Instagram or Twitter posts and pick something that stood out to me and write what I think about it now. . . . So, I chose to look through my Instagram feed and, while scrolling through, my very first Instagram post stood out…

Free Love! (your Sunday reminder) 

* * * Please read ’til the end! Thanks! * * * Jesus, the son of God, literally stood in front of death to save you! Think about it this way: Jesus was just walking by and he saw you in trouble, so, he came over and stood in front of you to protect you…

Smile! / Why I write? 

Even just a simple smile can turn your day around!  . . . It’s true! Try it out: Next time you’re having a bad day, just force out a little grin and see how your mood changes slightly, and then start smiling more and more throughout the day! It really does help your mood (even…

Belongingness…

Do you ever feel like you don’t belong? Do you ever ask yourself the question: Where do I belong? Well, my friend, let me just say that if you have ever asked these questions; You are NOT alone!! “Belongingness is the human emotional need to be an accepted member of a group. Whether it is…

Looking forward..

Ever feel overwhelmed about “finding your purpose”? … Well, good news! Your ‘ikigai’ is always evolving! ikigai: A Japanese concept, that means; “a reason for being”, it is very similar to the French phrase; “Raison d’être”. Everyone has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self during a long period…

Define

I don’t always believe in myself. I feel like I’m not good enough. Why do others seem much happier than me? Why do I feel disappointed with myself? How can I be truly happy? … If you’ve ever asks yourself one of those questions, chances are; you let others (bullies) define who you really are,…

Something More..

… There’s gotta be something more Gotta be more than this I need a little less hard time I need a little more bliss I’m gonna take my chances Taking a chance I might Find what I’m looking for There’s gotta be something more … What do I do for the rest of my life?…

It Gets Better!

… I know your hurting inside And you just wanna cry I know your hurting inside But tell all of the shadows goodbye Show ’em your bright side I know, I know It’s gonna get better … Sometimes life can be tough. You can’t understand what’s happening around you. Everything seems to be to complicated…