• The Truth about Love…

    I walked nervously into the room to meet him for the very first time. I had a feeling about who he may be. It was that feeling that had been missing for a very long time. I was dangerously close…

  • Beating for Love ~

      When did I stop jumping into love with my eyes wide open, fearlessly filled with passion? Feeling the wind beneath my wings, sweeping me away has become a distant memory. I struggle to extend my arms to reach for…

  • Come Back Home ~

    I believe we all require time on our own when a relationship comes to an end, regardless of how long our chosen partner was a part of our life. Just like we need time on our own to grieve the…

  • Svaha S.S ~ What is Nirvana?

    Enlightened Monk Thich Nhat Hanh gives his insight on Nirvana ~ ‘the cessation of all suffering, the removal of wrong perceptions. Wrong perceptions is the cause of fear, violence and hatred. Removal of wrong perceptions is the only way to…

  • Appreciate What You Have ~

    My glass is always half full! I consciously look for the lesson in unfavourable circumstances and can usually pop my head above the swirling chaotic clouds to see the sun-shining bright in the distance. If I do get swayed to…

  • Children

    I’m reading Joan Didion’s new book Blue Nights right now.  In it she examines her thoughts, fears and doubts about having children, illness and growing old.  Didion lost her only child, her daughter Quintana, in 2005.  In her book The…

  • Fear is the Thief of Dreams…Gandhi ~

    I was talking to a man-friend of mine about living life with no fear. We both agreed there is no other way to live. He believes “fear usually lives in things unfinished or never done.” I think timing can also play…

  • Just Let Go ~

      Sometimes you just need to just let go with both hands! You don’t need to turn your back and walk away, just loosen your grip and let it slip, whatever ‘it’ is. It might be a job that isn’t inspiring…

  • Unresolved Romance…

    Is it me or has EVERYONE had an unresolved romance at some point in their lives? I’ve had a couple. One was a marathon that lasted years and the other was over before it started that left me wondering what…

  • Love & Relationships ~

    Relationships show us that every human being is wired differently! Sometimes REALLY differently. I’ve been blessed with relationships in my past; some have taught me what I wanted and others have taught me what I don’t…the basic point of having one…

  • Are You Comfortable Naked!

    I want the truth. Are you comfortable with your naked body? More specifically, are you comfortable with your naked body with your partner in the room? I know every woman who is reading this has questions such as; “what kind of…

  • Friday the 13th ~

    A Friday occurring on the 13th day of any month is considered to be a day of bad luck in English speaking cultures around the globe.  We have had three this year!  However in Greece and Spain,  Tuesday the 13th…

  • Does Size Really Matter?

    Okay, get your mind out of the gutter. It’s way too early to be talking about that…I had another draft scheduled this morning but Jacquie’s post ‘Yup, Talking Body Image Again‘ hit a chord with me because I, too, can…

  • 911 Remembered

    September 11th 2001, a day that everyone can remember where they were and what they were doing.  I was in my trailer on set of the TV Series Stargate.  I was waiting for my Mom who was going to look…

  • What Are You So Afraid Of?

    You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.   Eleanor Roosevelt Let us not look back in anger…

  • What Can Everyone Learn from Gay Pride?

    Tracy’s Take~ Pride Parade is today in Vancouver! I think everyone can learn from those who blaze the trails before us.  Gay Pride has shown me that with your voice however small it may seem, mountains can be moved. When…

  • Obligations and Expectations.

    Obligations and expectations are something everyone accumulates over time.  They can sneak up on you if you’re not careful.  They start to layer themselves on us until we start to feel like our lives are being directed by everyone but…

  • Do you have a Voice?

    Since Bonnie, Jacquie and I started out on this journey of finding lyrical beauty in everyday happenings, something has happened to me.  I have always had a voice that I was proud of, but I think now I have developed…