Author Archives: Melissa

Divine Pain

“It is through poverty that Divine riches are known; it is through ignorance that Divine wisdom is known; it is through loneliness that Divine company is known; it is through weakness that Divine strength is known; it is through failure … Continue reading

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As I began to Love Myself

by Charlie Chaplin As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY.” As I began to love myself … Continue reading

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The love we need

In the beginning we were born with a whole heart, but then… …life started to happen along with fear (and lots of it) which gave birth to lies, rejection, abandonment, sorrow, anger, violence, guilt, shame, loneliness, insecurity, control, greed, envy, … Continue reading

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What’s your source of joy?

We all want to be happy, specially while breathing. But if given a choice, would we rather be happy now or happier in the future? How about both! Is that possible? Long answer short: Not always. We live in an era … Continue reading

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Angels in disguise

He was conspicuously humble, yet possessed a regal countenance I can’t put to words. His hands were battered from working hard. His wrinkled, sunburned skin made him seem older than he surely was. As he spoke, I could tell he was a wise yet uneducated man. He … Continue reading

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I am Success

                   “I am success not because I think so but because I know so   I am success not because others tell me but because I tell myself   I am success … Continue reading

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What does success taste like anyways?

This is a question most of us wonder at some (more often than not pivotal) point in our lives. What is the answer? God only knows. After the birth of my kids I was having a hard time coming up with … Continue reading

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Busy: An overrated word

Everywhere we turn we find busy, busy people around, even when they are not busy they’re busy with their thoughts. The fact is we live in an extremely busy world. Some people honor the word busy as if it is … Continue reading

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The people I like

Famous Latin American poet Mario Benedetti took the words right out of my heart & mouth with this amazing poem. It’s like he read my mind & soul to the bones with this one. When I first read it I … Continue reading

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A love letter to myself

Dear Mel, This is the first time I write you a letter, which makes me very excited. There are many reasons why I decided to write to you, like letting you know how much I value the time we spend … Continue reading

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