I had almost missed her soft whisper as I left her room: “Cover me, Mama.” The words gripped me as I pulled the blankets up to her chin. She gave me the words I have been trying to find to express the emotions stirring within me the past couple of weeks.… Read More COVER ME
I see the unattractive exterior, but my children see visions of something more grand in these toy soldiers.
I want to see the beauty and the romance, and I want to believe in the strength and the fight. … Read More TOY SOLDIERS (Christmas Visions Part 2)
This Christmas, I hope you will receive the gift of understanding your own worth in the eyes of another. You are a glass treasure.… Read More GLASS TREASURES (Christmas Visions Part 1)
Deep down, I am a little crazy…. or maybe I should say still a little crazy. It is hard to say what level of crazy I am, but I know it is less crazy than I used to be. I was so good at hiding the crazy for so long I actually had myself convinced the crazy… Read More LET YOUR CRAZY OUT
Every day is a battle. Every day I fight to keep the mess inside and be better. Every day I fight the lies of who I feel myself to be with a grasping at who I am made to be. … Read More INSECURE CONFESSIONS
Now, I know I probably should walk into the meeting feeling confident of my work. However, I am trying to be realistic in my expectations. This is my first book, and I just might not find success in round one of meeting with an agent. If the agent doesn’t want to represent me, it will be hard to hear. I am ready for the possibility of being knocked down. I am also ready to get back up.… Read More GET BACK UP
People like to see something attainable. We like to see that models have stretch marks and leaders can make small mistakes or admit struggles.… Read More THE STRUGGLE IS REAL
When we fail to see the humanity in others, we fail to understand ourselves because we are, at the core, the same.… Read More Derby Cars and The Human Condition
Most people view me as a very confident…. possibly cocky…. individual. However, I feel like a failure on a regular basis. In an effort to leave myself room to fail, I have decided to come up with a how to for failure (so I can do it successfully). … Read More HOW TO FAIL (IN 3 EASY STEPS)
I felt anxiety rush over me this morning. I was reading the words from the comment section of a post I had done for my cousin’s blog.* Actually, I might not be able to say I was reading the words. I mean, I was reading the words, but in the transmission from my eyes to my brain the… Read More SO MUCH DEPENDS UPON………….