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Newsflash: Things WILL go wrong

When I was young I dreamed about the perfect day. Pancakes in the morning, no school, road hockey all day…

Such is the imagination of a 7-year old boy. 301 more words

The Up Devo

Virtual Coffee #3

We had such a nice day yesterday with blue skies and sunshine. It got up to 78 degrees. I fell asleep with the windows open last night and the cool breeze felt so nice. 989 more words


When the Struggle Comes

What do you do with struggle? What do you do with change? How do you handle life when it just doesn’t work out the way you planned, or when it throws you a curveball or a great big surprise? 497 more words


The Little Minister

Assalamulaikum! Hey there! After three weeks, I’m back again. Yeeeeeha. Okay, To those who have read my entry entitled ‘My New Part’, I bet you guys can expect this as a sequel based from that entry. 1,238 more words

Midweek Inspiration | Hands Reaching Out To You

I don’t know why 

my mind’s foggy.

Hormones out of wack

or a form of attack.

Lord, burdens 

weigh heavy.

Thoughts rushing

feels hazy.

Insomnia beckons  155 more words


NaPoWriMo, Day 17: The Birth

Photo courtesy photos-public-domain.com

Prompt: “Our prompt for the day (optional as always) follows Gowrishankar’s suggestion that we write a poem re-telling a family anecdote that has stuck with you over time. 328 more words


A scar on my heart (thoughts from a child online sex abuse victim)

Sometimes you forget about your past. You forget about being a victim. Forget about the time that you were manipulated and used. Forget that you abandoned your morals to please a man who just wanted to use your body. 835 more words