Hi! I’m Sohma…

Let’s talk about the life experiences that move us, make us laugh and mold us into the diamonds we were meant to be. Thanks for stopping by. Please leave your comments below.

Facing your trials with a happy face

Today I drove to the hospital for a cancer screening. They needed to take a blood sample… again, says the person who hates needles. But I decided to make the best of it because for about the last 5 months I’ve had a little too much of being poked, prodded and screened...

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Paint Strokes that Persuade Us to Think

The story and symbols of “Hope Waits” - a painting by Sohma Rae Hathaway No audible words are needed when we speak the language of art. How many of us are persuaded by a beautiful painting or the sound of a symphony. I've felt this way ever since I was young but I...

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And it’s okay to grieve

Let's face it... painful emotions drain our energy so it's only natural to avoid them. Often we hide our grief or bury it beneath anger and blame. But I implore you to choose a better path, even if it is with blood-shot eyes, take on grief with bravery. Grief vs....

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My Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo was, for me, the day my world crumbled into oblivion. "There I sat on the cold cement slab wondering to myself, Did they really need to make this so terribly uncomfortable? After all, wasn’t it humiliating enough to be here in the first place? For me it...

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