Easy to say, but not to do it

“The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.” ~Mirian Silva

I remember when I first arrived in Phoenix almost two years ago, I was so excited and ready to begin anew that I couldn’t wait to get all my projects going.   Of course the first one on the list was Sweaty Sexy Samba.  Yes, I was going to get the whole valley sweaty and sexy.  I remember making a huge propaganda about it every day to my co-workers.

A few months later, I finally launched it.  Two months after, it was done!  The reason: I was tired and after telling myself a bunch of lies, I gave up! In addition, I had put read more


What if we were to say welcome?

For every matter there is an appointed time, even a time for every pursuit under the heavens: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot; a time to slay, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to throw away stones, and a time to gather stones; a time read more

Sunday Afternoons

#6 Sunday Afternoons

Photo: Mirian Silva Photography

Do more of what you love

My phone beeped and a weird notification showed up on the screen.  I have one of those message systems that tries to transcribe whatever a person is saying, most of the time, into some jumbled words.   As I was getting ready to delete it, anticipating it to be spam, I decided to listen to it.  A long time friend had passed away. I felt a sudden sadness and everything that I was excited about just seemed to dissipate.   Welcome to my Sundays Afternoons read more