Paulo Coelho

    Inspiration: “Tell me, how big is your cup?”

    I’m currently reading Elif Shafak’s “The Forty Rules of Love”  which imagines the meeting between poet Rumi and his companion, the dervish, mystical Shams.  I love so much about it, but this really stuck out to me – the first time the two met face to face. I think it really captures the question of …

            Picker Upper (Inspiration): Life’s Other Meanings

            This piece is an excerpt from Paulo Coelho’s “Stories for Parents, Children and Grandchildren” and it’s definitely one of my favorites! Great comfort for when things don’t go the way you might want them to, and also a good reminder about being thankful for whatever good comes your way without being too attached. Enjoy! — …

                On the brink – Inspired by Paulo Coelho’s “Veronika decides to die”

                When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.We all see life through the veil of our own realities. Happy. Sad. Certain. Doubt-ridden. Beautiful. And, oh so drab!Forgiveness. Vengeance. Inspiration. Depression. Reluctance. Determination.On the brink.Electric impulses. Protons. Neutrons. Electrons… Ions? On the brink?Neurons. Cerebrum. Medulla Oblongata. Limbic system.On the brink.Arteries. Cardiology. Leukocytes. La Coeur. 70 …

                  On Love, Life and Living…

                  So it’s official! I’m done taking undergraduate classes! With exactly 8 days to graduation, there is a lot on my mind, and a lot I would love to share about this AMAZING journey. But, everything’s a brewing storm of emotions at the moment, so I’ll wait until after graduation, when everything seeps in, and then …