Category: Refelction

Be authentic, be true, be you!

Merriam-Webster defines the word authentic as: true to one’s own personality, spirit, or character: is sincere and authentic with no pretentions. Discovering who we really are is a tough job. It took me my entire life to grow into my authentic self. It was about the same time I really started getting into the good stuff of…

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Dear 2017,

Dear 2017, You came in just the same way you’re leaving…. like a bitch. I like bitches though, so there! You challenged my ability to handle stress early on. While I attended to the needs of others in my family, I let my own go and I suffered, physically, emotionally, and mentally. I was a…

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Holidays? What holidays?

This is the first moment I’ve had to sit down and reflect on the 2017 holiday season. There are very few signs that we even celebrate in or outside of my home right now. My hall is full of packed and unpacked boxes, two rooms have been emptied, kitchen cupboards are open, and shit is…

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Thanksgiving Reflections

This year has been packed with opportunities for growth. Either that, or life is always offering lessons, but I just haven’t recognized them, so I’ve missed them until now. And if that’s the case, shame on me. But I’m ready now, and wow! They just keep coming; one right after the other.

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