Rejoice Because Thorns Have Roses

“You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses.” “Beautiful Flower” India Arie “Now we’re moving from the darkness into the light This is the defining moment of our lives ‘Cause you’re beautiful like a flower More valuable than a diamond You are powerful like a fire You can […]

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Realize What You Have While You Can

Sometimes we have something without truly knowing what we have. Sometimes we hold something without knowing completely what we hold. Sometimes we are given something without fully appreciating what we are given. But that knowledge usually comes when we realize what we have lost. ~Javan I hate to admit that I am often guilty of […]

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Sweet Heart

Originally posted on Living Out Loud:
I have waited years hoping you would come back to me. Imagining that warm embrace that was once so sacred and familiar and all the colorful stories we would share. In that moment it seemed like everyone was telling me that if it was meant to be that it…

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Workout and Word of the Day: #71

I have reached the point of looking forward to my workouts once again!  I live for that feeling because I have just finished a phase of feeling unmotivated and lacking energy. Today’s Workout is: Ballet, Barre, and Arms!!! This was a nice upper-body flow to warm-up with:   This “Ballet Barre for Turnout” workout kicked […]

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