Hey Family! Sometimes we have to be reminded of the reason that we should do things. Flashback with me to 3 years ago when I shared the reason to prove yourself right. I never thought about the after story for the little boy who cried wolf until recently. You remember the old childhood story … More #FlashbackFriday Prove Yourself Right.
Hey family. Does anyone want to be honest about change being a challenge? How is it that most people have a hard time adjusting to change when it is what we as humans do all day every day. Our bodies and minds are changing every single day. We get older, wiser, wider, thinner and so … More Grieving Change and Moving Forward
Photo by Perry Grone on Unsplash Hey Family! I pray all is well with you this week. Recently I joined a book club that is more than a book club. Let me explain. I expected to join a book club for women and discuss the book of the month. What I got was a group … More It’s Not for You
Photo by Nijwam Swargiary on Unsplash Hey family! I just want to show up and be consistent today. This journey requires my full commitment. What happened in the journey that was a life lesson? I learned that I am human with flaws and failures that cannot break me. I don’t think that I could … More Give Yourself a Break!
Hey Family! Happy Juneteenth! Got a bonus for you this week. Enjoy and share. Juneteenth feels more like a time of reflection than a celebration for me. I cannot imagine what it was like to have realized that you were physically free after being in bondage from birth and I don’t want to know. … More You Were Born Free!
Hey and welcome back. This new journey! Whew! If you live anywhere on planet earth, hopefully, you are are aware of what’s going on in the world. While this seems to be normal to some, for some reason, these events hit me differently. I seemed to have a new awareness or connection to them … More Unshackled, Unburdened, Uncensored
Hey family! My pastor preached a sermon recently about the day of Pentecost in which the people began to speak in many different languages that they had never spoken before. He lifted from the text that it was one of the ways in which understanding and compassion could happen. People who normally would not … More Tough Conversations
Day 11 of the 500 Word Challenge. Persuade Me Dear neighbor, It has come to my attention that you prefer the comforts of your own home over our community rather than getting involved. I get it. You don’t really like socializing with anyone outside your circle but did you know that crime rates are lower … More Why Should You Participate in Building Your Community (My500)
Day 10 of the 500 Word Challenge. Write about writing. I cannot believe that I have been at this for 10 days already. Writing in a journal for 10 days straight is one thing but completing a writing challenge with no edits is an entirely different ball of wax. This has been somewhat cathartic as … More Remembering Why I Write (My500)
Day 9 of the 500 Word Challenge. Teach something. Today was my first day returning to learn how to swim. With determination and little nervousness, I walked into the women’s locker room to change into my swim clothes. I walked did this weird walk on tip toes because I didn’t have on pool shoes or … More How to Overcome Fear with Confidence (My500)