Monthly Archives: January 2015
FMM 1 30 15 The Writer in Me
“Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper”~Ray Bradbury. The other day I heard Oprah say something that clicked. For those who don’t know, Oprah did not have the picture perfect upbringing surrounded by a loving supportive family. Her childhood included molestation and rape, and a teenage pregnancy. […]
FMM 1 23 15 Recycled from 1 27 12 Love the Life you Live
Have you ever looked at your life and questioned what you have achieved? Sometimes we get dissatisfied as we see ourselves still struggling; juggling our numerous commitments and responsibilities. We go on vacation and see how others live, and think we could be happier if only we lived there. If we live in the States […]
FMM 1 16 15 What’s your Excuse?
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” ~ Marianne Williamson As a child I was raised with the expectation that no matter what, I would always do my best. That gave me a work ethic that demanded that any job I was […]
FMM 1 9 15 Left Luggage
FMM 1 9 15 Left Luggage “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” ~ Guy Finley. Jamaicans have a phrase, ‘two long hand’ which they use to describe a person who presents themselves with nothing to offer. Imagine you invite a guest over for a meal and they arrive […]
FMM 1 2 15 A New Attitude!
“And there is no new thing under the sun” ~Ecclesiastes 1:9 I woke up this morning to the sound of a rooster crowing. This is unusual since I am currently in Bolton, a town on the outskirts of Manchester, England. As I enjoy my annual trip to the land of my ancestors, I am struck […]