Written For Me

I found my name chiseled in stone. Etched, maybe centuries before my first breath. With a height chart I never grew to, A certificate I never earned, still waiting, My name just written there, Wasted raindrops filling the curved loops of my undeserved title, Moss growing, waiting for me to claim my due. I found my…

What You See Is What You Get

Disney World (the place) didn’t open until after Walt Disney (the man) died. At the opening ceremony, someone approached Walt’s widow and said something to the effect of, it’s so sad he died before he got to see this, to which Mrs Walt replied, “He did.” Walt Disney could see his dreams coming true before…

4 Steps For Moving From Failure to Success

Many dream, but few dream and fulfill. The fear of failure hinders us moving from dreaming to doing. We’re afraid of what will happen when our dreams are exposed to the sunlight and don’t look the way they did in our minds. So we keep them locked inside our heads, afraid of failure but also…

Five Foods To Protect Your Eyes

We’ve all heard that eating carrots will give you stronger eyesight. When I was in college, I had a friend who like me, wore glasses all the time. When I noticed she wasn’t wearing them anymore, I assumed she had started using contacts. She said she hadn’t, but that she ate lots of carrots everyday…