mental health Category

I’m Not COVIDNCED

Hey everybody,  I wanted to let you know that I have been behind the scenes lately because of COVID-19. 2021 was off to a relatively good start there for a second, then, last week happened. Our province, Newfoundland and Labrador, has been ordered into an immediate Alert Level 5. We are forced into another state of lockdown just like last year when this […]

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Young Summer

took a walk-in summer grass picked a blade, made a sound the air was country wild strawberries sweet like lazy cats we lay for hours In the filthy hot, in the no time afternoons sometimes on the highway to anywhere I had never been, now I was away from home, but home In a holiday dusk I remember watching mosquitos dance we hid in quiet as the sun […]

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Journal Entry # 221 – Discovery Takes A Lifetime

The further I get to go outside, the further I get to go inside. – Ash

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Journal Entry # 220 – Here’s A Foot Note

I went for a walk the other day along the beach. As I did, I happened to look down and notice my footprints in the sand. I realized something. Every day, I worry so much about the steps I need to take and less about the ones I’ve taken. Life is always about moving forward […]

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Am I Write # 11 – There’s Something Beautiful In Our Mist!

As a writer, I sometimes lose my direction. Everything becomes inside. When I start to feel that way, I go outside. I run straight into the arms of Mother Nature and she sets the scene for me. – Ash

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Journal Entry # 219 – Being Present Is A Gift To Yourself

The more present you are in a moment, the more beautiful the gift of living that moment becomes. – Ash

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A Shade of Ash # 9 – Beaten Heart

Distance between us feels like dementia of my heart . It still beats, but it’s getting harder to remember what makes it. – Dad

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Journal Entry # 218 – Advice Can Sometimes Come In Waves

Be as the ocean and never stop trying to reach the shore. The harder you struggle, the stronger your waves become. Storm those beaches and change the tide in your favour. – Ash Now, here’s a minute of waves. Enjoy!!

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Losing My Religion

I’m sorry you were alone when the faces drifted away.When your days got stolen and good nights emptied.Just a vessel that you God, abandoned.Someone who gave up her soul before she was given one.Where were you when she asked to remember?Why did you punish her when all she did was repeat your name in prayer?Lord, […]

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Journal Entry # 217 – It Came To Me In A Stream

You weren’t scared to be born. We struggle with how we feel about dying. But, before we figure it out, it most likely will be over too. So, all that’s left is to live. Never be afraid to live. Live your life to its absolute fullest and absorb every single moment of it. Because living […]

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