Losing Sight

Today was the last day of class in my city before the Thanksgiving break. Because many of my students are fairly new immigrants, most are not familiar with some of the history behind many of our federal holidays. This week we took a brief look at early American history; this included a look at theContinue reading “Losing Sight”

Can’t Do Both

This a quick mid-week shout-out to a special group of people. This morning, in my conversation with God, I told Him that I couldn’t have two particular situations happening in my life at the same time. I couldn’t walk through both simultaneously. The truth is – I DIDN’T want to do both. The reality isContinue reading “Can’t Do Both”

10, 000 Reasons

Today [10/21/22] marks the one year anniversary of my first blog post. Yippee! Earlier this week, WordPress sent a congratulatory note that my site had passed 10, 000 views from over 74 countries. I take a moment to salute and thank all who stopped by to read, comment and share in my journey. You haveContinue reading “10, 000 Reasons”

He Didn’t Protect Me

Recently I saw a lot of parents celebrating their daughters. Apparently it was National Daughter Day. We don’t necessarily need a day to laud our children, but I thought the gesture was beautiful. Somewhere during the day , I couldn’t help but thinking about the daughters who were left open and bare to that monsterContinue reading “He Didn’t Protect Me”

This is My Tomorrow

I remember the year 2000; some of the darkest days of my life. There were thoughts of running away, dying, abortion – just pure unadulterated pain. I could not see beyond my nose. Could not find the strength to face each day. My mind was in a very unhealthy place. Ironically, church was the hardestContinue reading “This is My Tomorrow”

Awaken

” I feel so lost. Felt like I lost myself trying to please everyone.” This was a line I heard in a movie recently. A comment from a woman whose husband walked away after she spent years living for him – losing her identity and sense of self. Her friend responded, ” You’re not lost.Continue reading “Awaken”

Reminders

I got up this morning with the intent to share something- I went blank. Not that I have nothing to say. Many thoughts and ideas swirled around my mind, but nothing grabbed me from that ‘place’. That place of passion and meaningfulness. As my fingers hit the keyboard, I realized that it was okay. IContinue reading “Reminders”

Island Girl

I believe that I was born where I was meant to be born. God makes no mistake. I am an island- girl through and through. We do come with a special flavor – a certain je ne sais quoi. Sometimes we come with big personalities or quite calm and cool. Sometimes a mixture of both.Continue reading “Island Girl”

Those Desires

This past week I reflected a bit on those deep desires that we sometimes can’t seem to shake. Year in and year out they remain unmoved. They are with us when we go to sleep and when we wake up. Though we try to bury them, they resurrect at the most expected time. We reasonContinue reading “Those Desires”

I Wonder

”There are times I wonder, why can’t I wear white after Labor Day?” That Twizzler ad asks a very pertinent question😉. Who made these ’rules’ and why do we feel obligated to subject ourselves to them. That’s just one of the many rules the fashion police academy has laid out for us. Of course, that’sContinue reading “I Wonder”