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The things I’ve seen will scar me for life, growing up I’ve seen wrong, I hear a sad song and tears roll down my face, I look in the mirror and feel so out of place, I don’t want to become something larger than life, I want to become something real and so right, do they understand am I misunderstood, can life be better

I wish that it could


Parenting Trials

I haven’t been in much of a writing mood lately, which is admittedly odd for me.  I’ve had a lot on my mind and heart but really, no desire to try to put words around it.   1,347 more words


I Don't Know What to Say

Needless to say, Hope and I have been having some tough conversations about being Black lately. Last week I allowed her to stay up with me to watch the announcement about how the grand jury failed to indict Darren Wilson in the murder shooting of Michael Brown. 757 more words

Finalization Life

Book Review: Conversion by Katherine Howe

Senior year at the prestigious and competitive St. Joan’s Academy isn’t turning out the way it ought to have.  Colleen Rowley is gunning for valedictorian but there are weird things happening to the girls who attend the school.   279 more words

Books And Reading

The Deadliest SIN of Leadership

Banners of headlines about leaders who have fallen from the graces of those they lead are constantly being waved across the media outlets we all indulge at times. 542 more words


Adoption...Pup Style

I am an animal lover. There have been few times in my life when I didn’t have an animal of some sort. I love them, madly. 582 more words


Grinchy Times

This time of the year I struggle.  I always have struggled during what is supposed to be a “joyous season.”

Oh I’m genuinely grateful, and I go through all the motions and rituals of the season attempting to be cheery. 299 more words