Author Archive: The Sparkled Life

Samuel: The Turning Point


What’s on my mind at a time of happiness? Just a bit before this year, I naively believed that a “9 to 5” job would always bring food onto the table, working hard is better than going back to school, spoiling the girl is the way to make her happy, living in a place that …

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Tamara: Heart to Heart Talks


Craving one of those intimate heart to heart talks…the kind where I’m laying my head on his chest and he’s playing in my hair. And the conversation is engaging, expansive, passionate, enlightening, and pleasurable. One of those moments when I fight against sleepy eyelids, in hopes of extending the moment for as long as I …

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Autumn: Birthday Year in Review


Dear 31st year of life, cheers… you were truly magnificent & wonderful overall! I welcome you, 32! You got comfortable with fitness and gym life. You kept going to therapy, you planned a destination wedding, you married the human of your dreams, you got another promotion, you dealt with unexpected death and loss, you found greater …

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Carmen: The Sparkly Art Project


Held a special art time with the birthday niece and her close friends. Wanted to inspire the next generation to love crafts…Then, the living room looked like a glitter explosion thereafter. Glitter sticks to everything!

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Michelle: The Best Guy


Kit took my parents out for berry picking and we watched the fireworks at the beach. He chatted with them during the long car ride while I passed out, and paid for most expenses. Best boo ever!

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Heather: The World of Fairies & Butterflies


Just returned home after walking Cecil who knows that it is his turn for an outing after I get back from a run. Debussy’s Claire de Lune is on the stereo…I sit in the dark living room with Cecil listening peacefully. When I was a little girl I used to lay underneath the piano as …

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Debbie: Words from my Lead Coach Michelle


The first couple of days of the breakthrough, George says, “The coaching I am about to give you is worth one million dollars. How many times do you choose, how many times do you choose to be right than to be love?” Last night these incredible leaders created power and freedom behind “I from nothing can create passion…” …

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Yu: Little Girl’s Clothing


Don’t know about little girls’ clothing choices. mine went to school in shorts, a T-shirt, but calf high boots! After dinner, her friend (our neighbor) came over to jump rope in white high heels! I told her to go home and change shoes, and she came back in knee high winter boots – one in grey, …

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Cindy: Putting Others First


Leaving the bank today, I witnessed a great act of humanity. A lady’s dog escaped her truck (leash and all). He ran across a busy road, nearly getting hit several times by cars. I counted five cars who stopped to help this poor lady rescue her dog. She was in tears and frantic. People ran …

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Jeff: An Act of Heroism


As I was walking down the escalator to Penn station after a party I saw an extremely intoxicated girl in heels and a miniskirt in front of me stumbling down the escalator. She fell down and I then helped her up and kept her balanced until she stepped off. Initially I then left her alone …

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