Ash To Dust

i look, turn around, and see your facethen, it falls away like dustlike a living dreamnot even yours in the first placeso, I keep walking along staring at the groundtrying harder to recall what’s left of the vision… Read More

Journal Entry # 171 – We Can Change the Forecast

Some time ago, I decided that I would start to exchange negative thoughts with those of joy and happiness. I learned almost instantly what there is more of in my life. Don’t let one dark cloud follow you… Read More

Am I Write? # 8 – Don’t Be A Stranger

Don’t run away from your gift of telling a story, your story. The further from writing you stray, the farther from home it will feel. – Ash

Journal Entry # 170 – Work Hard, Provide, But Remember To Breathe Sometimes

Beware the barrenness of a busy life. – Socrates

Journal Entry # 169 – Focus On Your Happiness!

When we lose focus on what makes us happy, we wind up fading into the background. The true meaning of life gets obscured. When it does, take a step back, look past all the blur, and the bigger… Read More

Journal Entry # 168 – Having fun is Axecellent!

When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really played. – Dr. Seuss

Happy Valentine’s Day, Everybody!

Love is like the heart losing its breath, and there’s only one person who can return the air. – Ash

My Heart in a Bottle

Like a bottle in a vast ocean…I’m driftingfurther and further from your beautiful shore, I floatmy body breaking against violent waveswhich pull me far far from the horizonalone, I wade, no one around to hear mefor the longest… Read More

Journal Entry # 167 – We’re All Superheroes, We Just Don’t Wear Capes

Don’t forget to take a moment for yourself, then you can go right back to saving the world. – Ash

Journal Entry # 166 – It’s Lonely Behind A Mask

You deserve to rest. Even if only for a moment. Put down the weight you’re carrying. Let go of the need to keep it all together. Take off your warrior mask. For this moment, now … just breathe…. Read More