“Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow” - Alice Mackenzie Swaim
Hope is an incredible thing and we must always have hope the one day our dreams will come true! Hope is often the driving force that leads us to our dreams and desires. Without hope we don't have too much to look forward to. The best thing about hope is that it is free! It's … Continue reading There’s Always Hope
A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO THE DEAN CENTER FOR TICK-BORNE ILLNESS! THANK YOU FOR SAVING MY LIFE!
Always remember even a baby's first steps start out small! Take it one baby step at a time! You'll get there! As Buzz Lightyear says "Never give up and Never Surrender!" YOU ARE STRONGER THAN YOU KNOW! - TOMMY
5 years ago I wrote some lyrics about my experience with Lyme Disease It had been 4 years and I didn't even know I was sick. Unbeknownst to me it took over my nervous system and had been silently wrecking havoc on my body! Now, a half a decade later ... I am about to … Continue reading Numb
As I enter the New Year, I find that I am coming into it with a great deal of fear. Some would look at this as a negative and intimidating way to start out the year, but for me, I am actually seeing this as a golden opportunity! This fear within me is opportunity to … Continue reading The Year Meets Fear
As I look back at this past year I think I have cried more than I have ever cried in my entire life. I cry at least once a day, every day, for various reasons. Sometimes it feels really good to let my emotions flow and other times it feels like total sorrow with no … Continue reading Reflection – Let Your Tears Fall
It truly is amazing the effects people can have on each other. Throughout our lives we literally meet thousands of people and each of those people have true value. Some people come, some people go, and some leave much more of an impact than others, but they all matter. These can be anyone from casual … Continue reading The People Effect
When a baby is first learning to walk they don't take great leaps, they take little baby steps. Sometimes we just need to go back to our roots for a moment and remember it's okay to take baby steps! Which each step You take stop, listen, and really focus on You. Let it sink in … Continue reading It’s All About Baby Steps
I absolutely LOVE this photo. IT IS SO POWERFUL! 💚💚💚 NEVER GIVE UP! "Root yourself into this Earth. Absorb it's natural energy. Allow your body to flourish!" - Tommy -
"Just by being here and existing on this Earth Together - We Are Strength!" 💚💚💚 - Tommy-
What about embracing the good in our lives? We often tend to focus on all that’s bad or all that we’ve been handed and why this is happening to us right now. But what good does it do to focus on the negative when that will only make your situation worse. There is proven science … Continue reading Embrace the Good – You are Worth It!
Acceptance is a major component to healing. When we accept what is happening to us, we can then face the challenge straight on. - Tommy 💚
Let’s talk about strength for a moment. Each day we are constantly faced with moments that will test our inner strengths. One thing I have learned during my Lyme journey is that we are stronger than we know! Some days it may feel like we are completely defeated and other days we may feel like the king of the world. In this life (Lyme or not), it’s always an unknown. So, with strength … Continue reading We ALL Will Rise – “I call that Strength”