March 1, 2019

***POSSIBLE TRIGGER WARNING***

Today, March 1st, is Self Injury Awareness Day.  Today is a day I am celebrating because I am walking free from shame from my own personal self injury scars.  I am celebrating by sharing my story and bringing awareness to an issue more peo...

December 20, 2018

My dear friend told me during a conversation in the middle of the night, "you're the boss, you get to decide"... that empowered me a lot and a stream of words began to flow from my finger tips and later out of mouth... these are those words.

I’m the boss and I get to de...

October 13, 2018

I would like to offer a sneak peek into my new book of poetry, Testimony: Poems From the Heart.  This is Beauty for Ashes.  I do not normally do this, but I would like to give you some back story to how God laid this poem on my heart and the looooooong journe...

September 30, 2018

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The wait is FINALLY over!  Testimony: Poems From the Heart is now available on Amazon.com.  This collection of work has been a long time coming...

May 28, 2018

If you are struggling or know someone who is, you are on my heart this morning.  You are on my heart often.  While I do not know who you are, I do know how it feels to hurt.

I put this list of resources together in hopes it would help someone in some way.

***I...

April 22, 2018

For you dearest Mother

For you dear Mother Earth

You have been here since the beginning of time

Yet we treat you like an afterthought

Like you were created just for us to take, take, take

Instead of us being created to be stewards of you

To give, give, give

You give us life

An...

March 30, 2018

Today is World Bipolar Day!  Yes, yes, I know EVERYTHING gets a day now... I get quite a few.  Just more occasions to celebrate!  That's right, I said celebrate.  This is actually the first year I am celebrating World Bipolar Day.  It seems like an odd thing to celebra...

January 29, 2018

It felt so selfish raising money to be whole

but I felt so desperate

those thoughts and feelings had to go

fear and nightmares were holding my future in chains

It was getting so that I couldn’t even ride the train without the pain of flashbacks

If I had only known then what...

December 6, 2017

What is love?  That is a question I have been toying around with lately.  Until very recently I thought that “conditional love” was a thing.  What I am discovering is that those two words don’t really go together well.  As with most of my thoughts I had to write about...

November 23, 2017

As many are focused today especially for what they are thankful for, I must say that I am especially thankful for life- my life.

Celebrating new beginnings on this the 23rd day of November 2017 as I turn 33.  New beginnings for me and my life as a writer and my life as...

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