Category Archives: hope

Strength, insecurity, dignity, grace, fear, faith…all the bloody things

There’s something in the air the week. It feels like a week of rapid transformation. Or deterioration. Or both. If I were to lay it all out, you wouldn’t believe the shit I’ve been facing. And it’s only Thursday. In … Continue reading

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Emotions happen, y’all

Over the years, I’ve been taught, encouraged, almost coached to suppress my emotions. Ok, let me be more specific. Happy was good. Anger was understandable. Fear was normal…but we pretended it wasn’t always sitting on our shoulder, holding onto our … Continue reading

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Triggered into the future

Years ago, there was a man with whom I was very much in love. We were best friends. We were basically inseparable. There was one huge, glaring problem between us. My faith. We had hours and hours of discussions, debates, … Continue reading

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Life exfoliation

I have come to a realization. Bad times are good. What? Bad times are good if you use them to your advantage. If you choose to learn from them. If you choose to lean into the pain and find your … Continue reading

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Have you ever had a day that was so chock full of emotion that you are completely, emotionally hungover the next day? Well…that is me today. Yesterday my niece graduated from high school. I may be weeping under those sunglasses…but … Continue reading

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Treatise

I understand why I’ve attracted the people into my life that I have. I take responsibility for the energy that I’ve put out into the universe to attract the people I have. That being said…my energy is shifting. I’m not … Continue reading

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I see you

Hi. I see you. 👀 You. Walking down the street, looking like you have it all. Coifed hair. Nice shoes. Perfect makeup. Good job. Good relationship. Nice car. Pretty house. 2.5 kids, dog, picket fence. Glazed over eyes, just going … Continue reading

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I’m pressed but not crushed

Do you know that song? It’s been racing through my head for two days now…but I digress. At the beginning of the blog. Oy vey. The ebb and flow of life is really interesting to me. Some days are amazing … Continue reading

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Suddenly?

Well…I am officially employed. It happened quickly. On a whim, I sent my resume. Less than 30 minutes later, I had an interview. About 24 hours later, I had an offer. I wasn’t expecting any of this. That’s probably why … Continue reading

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Valley of the Bones

Today is the last day of January 2018. I can’t believe we’re a month into the year already. The phrase that I am hearing today is “new beginnings.” See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and … Continue reading

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