Day 5 – “Secret Beach” Belize

The black out curtains threw off my sense of time and I missed the sunrise. There’s nothing I love more than sunshine gently waking me as it slowly warms my body letting me know the day has begun. The Park Place Belize Hotel was still retired for the night with not a living soul around. The restaurant doesn’t open until lunchtime, leaving a quiet as … Continue reading Day 5 – “Secret Beach” Belize

Day 3 – The Mayan ruins of Tikal

The alarm went off at 3:30am, long before the hotel electricity turns on. Getting ready by flashlight and emergency lamp, I pulled myself out of bed and got ready for the journey through the jungle. In the lobby the guide had hot coffee waiting for us. There were about 15 or so people already gathered ready for their sunrise experience. Some looking perky and others … Continue reading Day 3 – The Mayan ruins of Tikal

Day 2 – Off to Guatemala!

As the bright sun shined into the room, it was time to wake up and start the day. Temperatures were already in the mid-80s and forecasted to get even warmer by midday. The Ramada Princess Hotel had quite the breakfast buffet with everything from an omelet station, to sausages, fruit, breads, potatoes and more. Impressive given it was included in the hotel charge. The breakfast … Continue reading Day 2 – Off to Guatemala!

Loving through the vulnerabilities…

This is a follow-on to my blog yesterday where I discussed the shame vulnerability and how crippling it can be. In today’s blog I want to talk about what it looks like to love through the vulnerabilities.  Most of us tend to find like-minded people who share our same vulnerabilities as those are the people that can most naturally soothe our fears. However, to truly … Continue reading Loving through the vulnerabilities…