January 2, 2017: What are you grateful for? There are so many things in which I am grateful and blessed beyond measure! I feel proud to have a loving and supportive family. In the past year, I got married and added more caring family members! I'm grateful for a husband who works hard, all day,... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Plans

As I was browsing through Pinterest, I came upon prompts for 365 days of self-reflection. I decided to challenge myself towards positive self-reflection in 2018. As we look around the world, we see some much sorrow, sadness, and pain. Some of which you may be experiencing yourself. I challenge you to answer these questions that... Continue Reading →

Speaking Out Against Stalking

According to the National Center for Victims of Crime, 61 percent of female victims and 44 percent of male victims were stalked by a current or former intimate partner. Stalking is a serious crime. Society may minimize the words or content of “stalking” and/or “harassment”, but what the victim and survivors feel are not minimal.... Continue Reading →


Ah Thanksgiving, full of turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls, cranberry sauce and much more. It’s a day of travel plans, spending time with family, friends, and LOTS of eating. Do we really feel “THANKS” and “GIVING”? Sometimes we become so focused on foods we need to prepare, houses that needs cleaning, the cost for travel,... Continue Reading →

You Are More…

Hurt Fear Sadness Confusion These feelings Are normal You’ve been through So much You don’t deserve this No one deserves this You are more Than the terrible way He makes you feel You are more Than the joy He makes you feel You are YOU Which is something Incredibly special You deserve Genuine Love Kindness... Continue Reading →

A Still Small Voice

While in college, after drinking, not thinking clearly, and having been left without a ride; I accepted a ride from a stranger. After riding for a few minutes, something inside me said "get out". I pointed to the closest house and told him that’s where I was staying. When I got out, he did not... Continue Reading →


You said it would be Better You said it would be Like before You said I’d be Normal again How can that be? Normal after All of this Normal is only A word A meaningless word When you’ve Been where I’ve been Seen what I’ve seen There’s no normal Anymore Feeling the Cold, Hard, Concrete... Continue Reading →


Wet Cold Freezing Barely making it Am I Living? No Existing Maybe This isn’t what I Hoped, Envisioned, Dreamed for My life Kids never believe They’ll end up this way I NEVER believed I would But here I am People pass by me In the streets Pretending I’m invisible It’s easier that way For them... Continue Reading →


  After a stressful and emotionally draining week, God renewed my spirit. I’ve always found it interesting how God gives a message just to me, but also to everyone else in the room. Although this was a trying week, I am determined to let it go. The issue that plagued me this week is something... Continue Reading →

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