Self-love is your opportunity to fall in love with your imperfect.
Stop being petty. Stop judging others. Stop discrimination. Stop paying women less than men. Stop cheating on your spouse. Stop cyber bullying. Stop posting memes to make fun of someone. Stop allowing others to bully someone else. Stop abusing children and older adults. Stop beating your kids to the point you break skin. Stop smoking … Continue reading Be a Good Human
You thought you broke me. You thought my heart would not heal, and I forgive you.
When your betrayal is quiet, the hurt is deeper. Not quiet as in "cannot hear" or "softly" but quiet as in silent, direct pain... sobering pain... absolute truth pain, designed to break me. You creep into my heart and steal it as you fade away. A distant thought as to how I could allow myself to … Continue reading Almost.
If a loved one is struggling with depression, it is important to do your best to support them, not judge them.
You seek to destroy. Continuously breaking down bridges. Building barriers, high fences, and walls. Corruption masked by popular culture. The media lies covering truth. Devouring a youthful smile. Parents fearing for their children's safety. Police murdering the unarmed. Eliminating comfort and security. Prejudice for the minority... ...the poor and middle classes ...older adults ...people of … Continue reading The Land of the Captive…the Home of the Afraid
Why do you fear falling in love?
Sometimes, as women, we allow men to take advantage of the nurturer within us. It is not difficult for a woman to show compassion, love, and willingness to a man, but we do this at the expense of losing who we are. As Steve Harvey stated in response to a Strawberry Letter on the Steve … Continue reading Addiction: A poem
If you say you love me, and you wont let me go, then love me for who I am, for I am not the young woman that you first met.
a long drive ahead...windows down warmth, dust and smog in the wind... pounding pavement... wheels spin. Red, white, and blue in the distance... Hair down & wild... mascara trails.. knuckle gripped, chest tight, heart hammering... fire lit and smoke surrounds... ...red & blue sirens blare in the distance... no more discrimination... no racism... no stereotypes... … Continue reading Flee