It is a blessing and a curse to feel things so very deeply, for grief knows no time, grief has no boundaries nor limitations. It comes in waves and it comes by way of its own path. It creeps up on you in the middle of the night, reaffirmed by the silence surrounding you, intensified … Continue reading Gripped by Grief
Still Not Asking For It
Oh how quickly we are trained to pass judgment. With a caption and cover photo like this, how could you not? Well isn't that the very question? Why is it that we as a society are so quick to judge? To place thought and opinion most often times on matters that seemingly play no relevance … Continue reading Still Not Asking For It
Growth; we talk about healing like its some mystical thing, with scented candles and flowers, but healing is dirty business; its arguably the most arduous obstacle you will be faced with. It is the very thing that can push you to your knees, bloodied and bruised by the fall; growth is that painful reminder for … Continue reading Transmute
If you believe like I believe, there is a lesson in all that we do. The question is if you are bold enough to see it. Someone once told me that people don't come in to your life by happenstance, they come because of a reason, a purpose, regardless of how miniscule or profound, how … Continue reading The Lesson
To be a woman in a world where sexual assault is at its highest peak of terror in correlation to what society will turn a blind eye to is difficult to absorb. To explain to someone who has never had to worry about walking alone in a darken street, to someone who has never had … Continue reading Enough
The Road Less Traveled
I am sure you've read the poem The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost at some point in your life, or if you haven't I strongly suggest you do. As the poem bellows to an end, Frost puts into words, a pivotal point that touches most of our lives. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I … Continue reading The Road Less Traveled
This So Called Life
Life; such a funny thing really when you think of it. One word holds millions of variations of meanings. We all think we know what it means until we start to disassemble it and really look at it holistically. And isn't it in those moments that we are tearing it apart, searching for some definitive answer … Continue reading This So Called Life
Vulnerability. Such a dirty little nasty word. For how dare we be real, raw or soft in such a world as today. I spent the better half of my life putting up walls, walls in which were meant to protect me from a life without morals, without truths, without integrity. Somewhere through the course of … Continue reading Free Fall
Don’t get too near for there’s lions; beware.
My head is foggy and everything I thought I knew and understood seems hazy. It’s as though for the first time I've opened my eyes to the sight that was always there, looming, a sight I chose not to see. Why is it that people always see what they want to see? Is it an … Continue reading Don’t get too near for there’s lions; beware.
Worth by a Woman
By the time we are children, we females are presented with the very idea of what kind of life we should strive to attain. What type of ideals and roles will matter most. A twist in your thoughts that will forever be changed. Grow up to be beautiful, dress the role, fall in love, become … Continue reading Worth by a Woman