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Perceived Failure: The Lessons I Learned as a First Time Author

January of this year I became a first-time author. Amazing right? Well, it was for a while. My book first children’s "The Sky is Falling "was a 3 years in the making project. The idea was planted in my head when my son was only 3 years old thus the actual narration took me all of… Continue reading Perceived Failure: The Lessons I Learned as a First Time Author

America, poetry

This Flag

So let me break it down for you again… While you’re mad about a flag, Bombs still dropping over Baghdad. While you’re worrying about a flag, Another family is around the table without dad, While you’re tripping about a flag, Syrian children don't even have a sleeping bag, While you’re red-faced about a flag, Another… Continue reading This Flag

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Why Do I Even Bother with This Blog?

Writing has to be authentic to me. The topics I write about are usually the ones that burden my heart, that troubles my soul, or brings me unexpected joy. They always comes from a place of authenticity. Lately, I've sat at my computer to write my blog post (2 months behind going on 3) and… Continue reading Why Do I Even Bother with This Blog?

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When He Walks Into a Room: A Short True Story

Cancer. That word seems to just commit broad daylight robbery. It suffocates life. Anyone who has ever had a doctor even circle around the words tumor or cancer can immediately feel the ground vanish from under their feet. I spent the last four years either in hospitals with my mom, car being repossessed, and jobless… Continue reading When He Walks Into a Room: A Short True Story

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Room Full Of Beauty

Thursday March 3, 2011 at 5:45 am my water broke. Being a first time mom I didn't know what was going on. And the fact that I didn't have any pain associated with my labor further confused me when I went to the bathroom and water gushed out. I thought it was nothing. I went… Continue reading Room Full Of Beauty

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Liar, Liar I’m On Fire: Uncomfortable Truths

There will be times in your life God will press on your heart to release things because you have not healed or you are still holding on to guilt and shame. He will ask you to tell your truth to help others. Even though you pray, go to church, may sing in the choir, head… Continue reading Liar, Liar I’m On Fire: Uncomfortable Truths

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Stepping Into My Story

When I started this blog last year (Ha-ha, Happy New Year), it was with intent to write more and dream out loud. As we all know our best intentions are sometime thwarted by life.  For many the end of a year means saying goodbye to all the bad without hardly acknowledging the good. In a… Continue reading Stepping Into My Story

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Jesus Reconciled Us

I am forever in search of God, in search of his face, his love, his grace and his mercy. The bible says, God gives me all these things freely, but however, when you don't know how to receive or accept it, you remain in search of it. Ever since I was little I always thought… Continue reading Jesus Reconciled Us