When someone tells you the same advice repeatedly, eventually the message s/he is trying to get across isn’t the advice. The message is “why haven’t you taken the advice yet?” Advertisements
Some days, I feel better, but I can still feel the hooks of something I should have left behind a long time ago.
I let you down. When life threw me down, I didn’t get up. I didn’t know how. And when I tried to “get up”, your disgust and disappointment in me knocked me down again. And when you asked if I was going to “get up” and rejoin forces with you, you wanted absolutes that I […]
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, how often do people see your soul? For those, like me, with friends around the country, they don’t see my soul very often. We talk on the phone and text. Sometimes, I like to think that I’ve perfected the art of masking the emotion that tries […]
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. –Maya Angelou via Remember the People of the Virgin Islands — SKYLARITY
I’d heard the song before, but it always applied to someone else. “Why does my body ignore what my mind says?” Jill Scott sang. My mind told me he wasn’t any good. Despite the glint in his eyes and the way he held me, I knew. When he kissed my forehead, I inhaled and I […]
When you’ve been alone for so long, it’s hard to trust. I want to, but we’re both guarded and afraid of getting hurt. Still, there’s hope. Leaving our distrust holstered, we entered a safe space to exchange our thoughts. He grew on me and I’d like to think that I grew on him. Words flowed […]