“The ONLY thing that matters is that YOU are dying. Period.” Every day I turn on the television, I am faced with the harsh reality of this world we live in. I am often reminded of the song “I Won’t Complain” and I mentally weigh the good and bad days of my life to convince myself […]Read more "…and then you die."
I believe wholeheartedly God set this gift within me… the gift of poetry and words. I have been told so many times how blessed I am and how much of a blessing my words have been to others. In any situation, I can just grab a pen and paper and gain FREEDOM. Poetry has been […]Read more "May I Vent On This Mic For A Moment?"
Sometimes it is best to let go… But how can we AVOID getting to that point? How can husbands and wives avoid the forbidden D-word? The toughest thing I have had to do in my LIFE is to learn how to forgive. Wait… I take that back. Learning how to communicate EFFECTIVELY with my husband […]Read more "Marriage Memo Monday: Hang On In There!"
I counseled a friend recently… Going through a tough time, she admitted she has been battling depression lately. Unfortunately, her marriage did not survive the many difficult and tumultuous trials it faced. In that moment, while hearing her heartbreaking story, I prayed for the wisdom to say the right thing SHE NEEDED to hear […]Read more "Thy Will Be Done…"
If you need something to be grateful for, check your pulse. Words to live by… and boy oh boy am I checking my pulse as we speak! Sometimes in the midst of a struggle, we forget to thank God for the little things like being alive to see another day…which in itself is not little at all. Think […]Read more "Heartbeat? Check!"
Tonight I am lonely. Im used to being alone… just me and the kids…since we moved back to Miami. Since we havent moved into our place yet I dont expect anything different. But being alone and feeling LONELY are two seperate things. The latter SUCKS! I just keep thinking about everything that has happened these […]Read more "Nights Like This I Wish…"
They say there is power in the tongue… you can speak something into existence, so I am trying my best NOT to speak negativity over my mother’s disappearance. BUT my thoughts are taking a completely different approach. I genuinely feel there is something wrong. I cannot say with certainty that she is dead but I […]Read more "Think Happy Thoughts"