Perspective

Shifting Beliefs is Up!

Can you remember the last time you asked belief related questions such as Why do I believe what I believe? How did I come to think/feel the way I do? What are the common beliefs in my family and community in which I have no specific personal reference…

BELIEF – THE ENEMY OF KNOWLEDGE

Beliefs. What an inspiring, comforting and wonderful tool we as humans use for our lack of understanding of all the unknowns – comfort in times of hardship and grief, a way for the mind to help itself when tragedy strikes, anxiety overwhelms, and depression is rearing its ugly…

Goin’ In: Writing Is My Freedom

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” ― Toni Morrison, Beloved Whenever I think about freedom, I envision a woman whirling around in place, arms outstretched, head thrust back in ecstasy, receiving the warming rays of the sun on her brightly clothed body. Echoing…

Hello World!

June 9, 2016 Freedom Freedom has been a hotly debated topic in the Lott/ Haws household recently, particularly since our nephew Mark is learning to drive and awaiting eagerly his 16th birthday, coming up in just two months, when he will be free from the constraints of waiting…

Hello Beloved

July 3, 2016 Hello Beloved, I pray that you are moving at a high vibration. I am writing because I have great concerns regarding freedom. I would like to know why, despite the fact that we have expended so much blood, sweat, tears, and energy in the name…

Row: No Limitations

Many people go to a dictionary when in doubt of the definition of a word and the first thing I found under freedom was to “see FREE & -DOM.” Numerous words are given to express freedom but in essence they all appear to be related to, not being…

Jozmos: What Say You?

What does that mean to you, and make you feel? In this country of ours, the United States, it’s supposed to be a right. A right to do as you please so long as no harm is caused to anyone or anything. How long has it been, if…

Broken Wings to Purple Nails

Another heartstring pulled producing painful music. The past 6 months have been very difficult. A darling aunt moving away with her son, who is my sunshine (the son). A doctor friend going back to India. A friend moving out of the county with his two little boys. A…

Healing Comes

How long does it take to complete a traumatic childhood event to the point of healing? Allow me to submit that specific conditions often determine the length of time. In one particular case it definitively took exactly 65 years. That far exceeds what some would consider reasonable. Smiling…

In the Flow

  The definition of closure varies from person to person, but it always embodies a sense of finality.  When I was younger (and by younger I mean a couple years ago), I HAD to know the reasons for everything.  I demanded closure.  If a boyfriend broke up with…