I sat there under the shade of a sycamore tree, the hot wind casting dust against my face and into my eyes. I blinked, but the stinging only grew worse. Curse this day. The journey from the country had been long. The streets of Jerusalem were empty, nothing to distract me from my sorrow. Perspiration […]Read More The Indescribable Gift of a Name
“What do you want for Christmas this year?” Karla Hadley nudges and winks at her best friend Samatha Owen, who just turned 12 last week. How lame to have a birthday so close to Christmas Karla thinks to herself as she walks beside her friend. “Uhhm, I haven’t exactly thought about it actually.” She shrugged, looking down […]Read More “Underneath the Tree” (Short Story -Christmas Edition)
I’ve always wanted to use words to draw people in and speak to people and to be a way to express myself and how I feel—hoping that it will help someone. Words have always meant a lot to me. Growing up, I had a mother who would write poems and letters to me and keep […]Read More Reduced to Ashes
It’s not always easy to find out what your passion is. Some people have to try quite a few new things before they discover what captivates and ￼intrigues them. But once you do, you’ll be the happier for it. I knew what my passion was since I was young, or at least one of them. […]Read More Finding Your Passion 101
Hello to all 🙂 I decided to do something a little different in today’s post. I reached out to a few wonderful woman in my life to help with this one. Hope you get something out of it. Growing up, I never struggled with some of the issues I struggle with today (I won’t go […]Read More You are ENOUGH (The Testimonies of Strong, Godly Women)
“As a young person, one of the hardest trails to go through is the waiting season. You’re in this place where you feel you have no direction for your life. Where do I feel God is calling me? What steps do I take next? Which road am I suppose to go down? It seems as […]Read More Don’t Fear The Wait
Have you ever literally sat there staring at a blank screen for over an hour? Okay, perhaps that’s a little ￼excessive. But it feels like an hour. Or maybe it really is… Anyways. You have all these ideas and thoughts rolling around inside of your brain but you can’t seem to put them into words? […]Read More The Struggle of A Novice Writer
(Ladies) I have been asked to do a post about hair health tips. This is kind of out of the ordinary for me to write posts like this because my daily hair routine is very simple. And if I’m being completely honest, what works for my hair may not work for yours. Everyone’s hair is […]Read More Mane Attraction
Hey to all those here for another late night post. It’s nearing midnight and that is when my mind tends to be at it’s busiest. (Sometimes it’s annoying). I mean, if I were to try to get myself up at an ungodly hour (like anytime before 9:00 AM) I would never get anything done. This […]Read More When I Value Myself, I Can Be of More Value To Others.
Happy New Year! Well…2019 came quicker than any of us anticipated. I hope and pray that everyone came into this new year with joy, peace and a goal to make this the best year possible. I have heard a lot of people repeating the phrase “New Year, New Me!” and I understand that it is […]Read More New Year, New Who?