In the 140 years since my great grandfather was born, societies around the world have dealt with crises of all kinds. Technology has advanced, and wars have been won and lost. But could there be a more positive way for history to unfold?
In fighting my illnesses, I realized there was no fast cure as my physical state was attached to my mental state so I found a way to live with it all in a healthier way.
A look into one of my many breakdowns as a single mom trying to raise two girls, manage mental illness and build a stable financial foundation.
As the COVID Pandemic dragged on into 2021 shutdowns and other restrictions are slowly easing. Among other things Churches are reopening. Easter has always been a day with large church attendance and after having churches closed on Easter in 2020 it was a great joy to attend Church on Easter 2021
Your blood family is not always your soul family. Family is about love, support, honesty, encouragement, and loyalty. Find your tribe, don't get stuck in abusive circles, blood or not.
They are here. Gone tomorrow. Why do we not take time to know them?
In modern times, Poetry is much more than syllables and rhymes. It’s a form of art and creativity. A powerful way of self expression, to influence, impact, and may be bring change in the spirit and thoughts of the people, and the society as a whole. If it’s written with heart, it reaches the heart.
This reminds me of a funny quote ‘Who said nothing is impossible, I’ve been doing nothing for years.’ In the Italian word, the phrase goes to say ‘il bel far niente’ means ‘The charm of doing nothing’, which most of the people may not imagine doing it though unknowingly they are in it.
Denis Lennon and Mary Mullin were a young couple from Ireland. They both died when the Titanic sank in 1912. They were third class passengers and had pretended to be brother and sister, using the names Denis and Mary Lennon on their ticket.
Go back in time with me, back to the 60's, and some lessons I learned from one of the wisest men I've ever known - my dad!
No ethnic, racial, political, religious, or financial label can change who we intimately are. We can be equally happy or miserable humans whether we live in Hollywood's Bel Air or in a small community of the Third world.
While none of us may be feeling particularly strong and empowered with the pandemic, it's our strength that has gotten us this far.
Prioritizing between studying law and progressing my career as a specialist in my field continues to be a source of inner conflict. In this article I explain how dropping out of law school was a product of decisions I made to further my career as an engineer.
Emotions are linked to colours are linked to emotions. Colour is used to create mood, to convey feelings, to portray people, in art of course, but here we're looking specifically at its use in photography. How do you respond to colour? What is your favourite colour and why?