Rocky Bridges

Can We Make it Across?

Tumbling stones slamming against the trail that we attempt travel.

Journeying through this mountain together understanding that there will be some obstacles in our path.

We come across a bridge that tests our strength and balance.

Can we make it across? What is it that stops us from trying?

Is it fear?

Fear of knowing that if we try we won’t succeed or fear that we will.

You have to try because we can’t keep playing around on these rocky bridges.

Peace and Love

Michael Anthony

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Finding Worth in the Middle of the Earth : 12.24.2017

The eve before this highly celebrated day is not just an eve for the birth of the Christ child but for the goodness that man can offer. Christmas is about giving something more than gifts and cheesy cards. Christmas is about hope and the gift of giving it. Celebrating with family and friends near and far.

Although I was unable to visit family this year because of the randomness of life. I will be spending each day with my love and with myself. This will be a time for reflection and self editing as I finish this year and prepare for the next. There is so much more to this life than many are afforded to experience, it is my goal to not take advantage of my life but to find the meaning in it. 1 more day to Christmas, what are your plans? How are you going to make this day special?

Peace and love,

Michael Anthony


They are not measured by material things…

Thankful, for my blessings. They are not measured by material things. Instead the intangible blessings God gives me everyday. That is what I am grateful for.

Thankful, for my family. Loved ones that are near and far. Friends that are still here and those that are no longer friends. I am thankful for the ability to love my enemies.

Thankful, for my spirit. It is at peace with the things that I cannot control and longing for more power to change the things I can. Strength to travel a journey that has been trotted before but gain new insight and experience.

Thankful, for God. He is my everything and the reason of Thanksgiving.

Peace and love to you and yours this holiday,

Michael Anthony

Finding Worth in the Middle of the Earth: 09.10.17

Reinvigorated… although the finish line…

Reinvigorated to continue forward although the finish line isn’t right around the corner. Its close enough to view and that is worth taking note. Prepared for the week and what it could bring and ready for the obstacles and busyness that will trail. Today I’ll be short in saying that everything works together for good even when it’s hard to see the good. 

Finding Worth in the Middle of the Earth- 7.9.2017

Finally!! A weekend not filled with emergencies and headaches but Monday is tomorrow.  So of course that means another day of hard-work and surprises. Let’s just hope I can manage. I’ve been searching a lot lately, searching for the thing that brings me joy and how I can share that with the world, how I can utilize it position myself for growth. It doesn’t have to be money or the perfect job but something. I mean others look at my life and think I have a pretty good handle on things and I mean I do. I’m in a great relationship and I have great friends and some family support. But what’s missing? The days never seemed this short before. I never seemed this short before, temper rises and then settles at the drop of a dime. Clarity. Something to bring blue skies to this cloudy day. The clouds drop and settles on the ground like fog and I’m missing….

DAY 1: Damage does not mean broken.

Webster’s defines damage as causing harm or to cause problems in or for something. It also defines broken as shattered or fractured. Fixed is defined as being whole or able to work properly again. In life we are faced with many obstacles and those obstacle help shape us into the individuals we are today. Everyone regardless of age, gender, height, race, social status, and orientation has been through something. We all are “damaged” however just because we are damaged, it does not mean we have no other purpose. Just because we are damaged does not mean we are broken. We have the capacity and the capability to be fixed, just like your car or your favorite pair of jeans. Your car may have a dent or a flat tire but it can still be repaired. Your jeans may have a hole in them but all it takes is patience and thread. If your car is a little damaged or your jeans are a little torn, it doesn’t mean you’re going to throw them away; most likely you’re going to fix them. These items are just like the human heart and soul, you feel a little damaged or have scrapes and bruises but you have the ability to be healed. There are certain things that we must go through while on this Earth and those things only make us stronger. We have the power to pick ourselves up after being pushed down or clean ourselves off after dirt has been thrown on us. You have been through a lot but it doesn’t mean you’re done. The things in your life that has caused you to be damaged, hurt, or sad have not broken you. You can still be fixed. Damage does not mean broken.