The Nature of Us

What happened to us? We all have a unique journey But we’ve been conditioned into resisting every bump and loop When a human being determines they love their present because they have overcome a turbulent past, That they appreciate where they are because they withstood the darkest pain Enduring contrast with ease and grace That … More The Nature of Us

A Glimpse of Clarity

Sobriety cleared the bleak fog from my perceptive lens It gave me the priceless gift of clarity, Awarded me the opportunity of experiencing life while living in grace Introduced me to feeling a sense of security I’d never known Led me to believe in and romanticize dreams while awake Reconnected me to my childhood passion … More A Glimpse of Clarity

500 Days of Sobriety

Sobriety has a way of recreating a state that you drank to forget.  When I first got sober, I isolated myself. I felt lonely, sad and hopeless but it felt familiar. A resemblance to my 13-year-old actuality who was trying to escape my desolate dysfunctional world through community anesthetics. And so, sobriety says, let us … More 500 Days of Sobriety

Spiritual Stamina

Spiritual stamina is to keep going deeper when faced with contrast Contrast lurks around every corner It is there to test your spiritual will and growth Demonstrating unconditional love in the face of contrast exposes God’s will held within Empathizing with someone else’s perception defies the ego’s expectations This heals you, expands your consciousness and … More Spiritual Stamina

Gratitude

I am grateful for the series of events that led me to be sober today If these events hadn’t happened, I’d still be drinking today So, every incident that ate a piece of my self-esteem was a win in the long run because I got my esteem back x10 By loving myself the right way, … More Gratitude

Begin Again

Tonight, I write to those suffering,to those enduring their lowest point. Tonight, I say to you, use your low point as your ammo. Lower your ego shield and surrender to the divine. Your lowest point is what will catapult you into the direction of greatness. Reflect. Breathe. Release. The greatest of stories begin at the … More Begin Again

Advent

And within her, she found that little girl She embraced her with the delicateness of a flower’s petals touching the wind She felt her presence in moments of joy And saw her invisible darkness in moments of negativity She battled with fear and so did I We challenged it together from different perspectives Through the … More Advent

Her

I feel love. For the first time in a very long time. I feel moved by something other than my spiritual alignment. And it’s for a woman. Another soul has captured my intrigue and lured me deep into unchartered depths of desire. I am vulnerable more than ever. But feel comforted by her in this … More Her