Freedom. Means so many things to so many people; all different, all right. I often hear financial freedom, freedom from responsibilities, freedom to thrive in a way that they feel they are not. My version of freedom has been to unchain my inner thoughts from negative thought patterns, beliefs systems that limited my […]
When I feel the sun kiss my face; I am grateful, every single time. Eating creamy, vanilla based ice cream, with chocolate sprinkles, I am grateful. Waking in a heated house in a warm bed, I am grateful. Hearing baby pitter patter as they hustle to and from, or their laughter and toddler chatter, my […]
The day after Thanksgiving can bring so many different emotions; joy and connection? Self condemnation and judgement? Love? Pain? Whatever the emotion is, let it be that emotion without judgment. If you are happy, feel it. If you are sad, feel it. The emotion doesn’t define you, you do. Be gentle with yourself […]
I see a woman looking off into a sunset; admiring the beauty of nature, the colors around her. I see her as peaceful, serene. What do you see? We all see through lenses and I ask you; what lens have you chosen as your primary one? Do you look out at the sunrise […]
I had no idea that what started out as a horrible day, would ultimately end in my greatest happiness. This is a story of patience, faith, and understanding. Bang, bang, bang! There was a firm knocking on my front door followed by a loud voice. I stumbled to the door to see what was […]
My gaze drifts to the window and I watch the tree branches flutter in the wind; thinking about you. Grateful. You were my very first friend, welcoming me into our home together, allowing me to follow you around, share your toys with me, laugh with me, watch over me. You gave me your […]
I spied her while I was hiding under the bed, hiding because this place was totally new to me. New place, new smells, new humans, and well… being under the bed in the dark, cramped space made me feel comfortable. Then they came in. What felt like a crowd of people and her. […]
Hope On Film Episode #1 I am here to explain why I have created Maravilla Love, my website, where I collect love stories.