The Greatest Love of All

I have seen… I have understood… I have lived the way we are taught to love our romantic partners. We are taught to love them beyond all fault, with a unstoppable, gravity defying sort of love. We are taught that to sacrifice our happiness for them is a noble, romantic gesture. We are taught that boundaries and love, like oil and water, do not mix. We are taught that we fall in love not rise in love and then we wonder why, when it ends - we are often crumbled right where we fell.

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Life Lessons Learned from the Gym

We are not living the same life. We do not know what other people go through to get where they are. We are not all meant to graduate, date, get married, procreate, open businesses, lose weight, get promoted, write books or gain that booty at the same rate!

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Just One More Time

Orlando expected his secretary since there were several documents he left the office without signing. It wasn’t Gertrude Payne’s gruff and efficient voice on the other end of the line, however. Instead, he was confronted with the light, sweet warmth of Katrina Bolton’s voice. It was the type of voice that made him think of fields of wildflowers and gentle streams. Orlando’s breath caught in his throat. The only person in the world he’d have been more shocked to find on the other end of his cell phone was his biological father.

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Failure: In Three Steps

"I spend a lot of time wondering what separates the people who achieve their dreams from the masses and masses of us who do not.  Yes, there are some people who have the leg up in one form or the other. They may have more money, more time, more support or more connections. Yet, I believe that although there is no one recipe for success there is a recipe for failure."

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