Compassion. It’s not just a word. It’s a way of being. It’s not just a concept. It’s love in action. Compassion for our shared humanness. Compassion for those who are struggling. Compassion for the courage it takes to make it through. Compassion for our own healing. Unity begins with compassion. I see me in you, I see you in me, and I know we can live from love together. (~an excerpt from 'Spiritual Graffiti')

One morning, she woke up different. Done with trying to figure out who was with her, against her, or walking down the middle because they didn't have the guts to pick a side. She was done with anything that didn't bring her peace. She realized that opinions were a dime a dozen, validation was for parking, and loyalty wasn't a word but a lifestyle. It was this day that her life changed, and not because of a man or a job but because she realized that life is way too short to leave the key to your happiness in someone else's pocket.

Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. It is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

College Kids and Their Silly Protests June 5, 2017 by Sharon Murphy

This post was written as a reply to comments made by Graham Allen. I felt that his comments warranted an opposing viewpoint from someone other than those he seems to be attacking (i.e. someone closer to his age). To save you a click, here is the text from his post: Dear America, Specifically the students […]


Secret Society March 3, 2017 by Sharon Murphy

I read out of a calendar/datebook each day called We’Moon, and the short reading for today was quite inspiring. I just wanted to take a moment to share it with you all. Last night, I dreamed I was part of a secret society of women, women who fixed things. We met in a warehouse in […]


I have…. February 12, 2017 by Sharon Murphy

✍ Tattoos……1 😷 Surgeries……..2 🏥 Broken bones….2 🔫 Shot a gun… 😕 Quit a job…….yes ✈️ Flown on a plane…….yes 🚙💨 100+ MPH in a car…..yes Gone zip lining…no Watched someone give birth……no 😯 Watched someone dying… 🍁 Been to Canada…… 🚑 Ridden in an ambulance….Yes 💘 Advice to your teen self….be yourself 🗼 Been […]


Tough Times Demand Tough Talk January 25, 2017 by Sharon Murphy

It's been 4 days, and I'm feeling depressed and hopeless. What's happening in our government upsets me more than words can truly describe.