#BeREAL – MICHAEL JASON ALLEN

I first met Micheal Jason Allen when my daughter and I signed up to be extras on a movie set.  My best friend Yousef Kazemi wrote and was directing a movie called The Stand-in.  Follow its progress here. He was a well-dressed man (because we were in the wedding party) with a bowtie and a…

#BeREAL : BlogHer and GoDaddy

I had the chance recently to go to BlogHer. I got an email stating I had won one of the Voice of the Year Awards.  I almost trashed it thinking it was spam but I when I saw the link they included was my #BeREAL piece I paused.  I read it.  I looked up BlogHer…

I WILL FIND A WAY

Because we all have our walls! I crash so hard into all your walls Breaking bones as your voice calls Racing to find you my heart stalls Searching rooms dark and small Constantly stopping in every hall Yelling over furniture far too tall Under beds and tables I crawl Just know… I will find a…

FINDING YOUR PASSION IN COMPASSION

I am very happy to share this final post on compassion.  At the beginning of February a few good friends started the #1000speak initiative and more than a 1000 voices rang loud and proud on February 20th with their viewpoints.  I am very thankful for them and for all of my guest bloggers this month.…

BRAVERY IS…

Today I got the pleasure of introducing Matticus from The Matticus Kingdom who is being featured over at the Sisterwives.  The topic is bravery. THE COWARD AT THE DOOR. I would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to follow the Sisterwives and read all the posts they have to offer.  The blog features…

PEOPLE LIKE ME

There are some things we just have to experience to understand. I couldn’t stand listening to them whine. My classmates, my co-workers, my friends and my family coming to me and sucking my positive energy dry. Those with so called “depression” were always so negative and I didn’t understand. I didn’t understand. I am ashamed…