The Beauty in the Struggle

The Beauty in the Struggle

“See? It’s blue.” My eyes adjusted, and I saw what he was pointing to, a tiny blue piece of glass half buried in the sand. We stopped, as he dislodged it, and placed it in my outstretched palm. I marveled at how smooth it was, and opaque. Time and...
Be Good For Goodness Sake

Be Good For Goodness Sake

I’ve been busy. I’m not going to give you a list of all of the tasks I have accomplished as a measure of my productivity. Partly, because the thought about writing it all down exhausts me even more. The other reason is because of what I have been busy...
To Anyone Who Didn’t Have a Happy Thanksgiving

To Anyone Who Didn’t Have a Happy Thanksgiving

To Anyone Who Didn’t Have a Happy Thanksgiving, Your day didn’t go the way that you had planned. I understand. Maybe, it was because someone that was a part of your Thanksgiving wasn’t at the table this year. Most of the time you deal with the pain...
The Little Gen-Jen That Could

The Little Gen-Jen That Could

My blogger friend Paul, at The Captain’s Speech,  wrote me a motivational letter today for my upcoming marathon. You can read it here. This is my response letter to him. Paul, Your letter arrived today, and your timing could not have been more perfect. By my...
When You Fall Running, Get Up

When You Fall Running, Get Up

I had run 4.64 miles on the downward sloping road when it happened. I tripped. There wasn’t a rock, pothole or good reason it happened. I was still trying to figure out why I was falling as my right, then left knee were torn open. My palms instinctively tried to...
Do you. Your Voice Matters.

Do you. Your Voice Matters.

“You think 1/3 of your readers don’t live in the United States? Those people aren’t really readers, those are just people setting up fake profiles to spam your blog.” I had spent hours looking at their profiles,  and learning about my readers...

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