Smothering Optimist

What happens to the Optimist that’s beginning to be smothered by dark clouds? Unsolicited upsets, complaints, and bitterness spewing from the unhealthy lifestyles of others, and at “guard down” moments of self, deplete hopeful breaths. Yes, the loving Optimist plucks her own nerves at everything feeling like a solitary movement of thought, a flowing againstContinue reading “Smothering Optimist”

But Why…

John legend says the “world is beating you down”. Each line of that song felt to the core. How do the authentic and humble protect against abusers of truth, love and integrity? How do you breathe when air isn’t valued by those you want to breathe into the most? And where do you find peaceContinue reading “But Why…”

Remember

Remember that time… when you were at your lowest… when you felt like nothing was working in your favor… when your emotions felt depleted… when your hope was nonexistent… when your nights were spent wetting your pillow with tears and worries of how do you reach up because you’re already down… Remember, those people whoContinue reading “Remember”

I’m still healing

Healing. Take the time you need to heal. Be kind in the process. There will be moments when out of nowhere it feels like your insides are being ripped apart, but keep pressing forward. You have the courage, strength, and ability to overcome this. Heal at your own pace. Positive healing. Productive healing. Loving healing.Continue reading “I’m still healing”

Thank You

Still not feeling the greatest but I will never forget to say Thank You Lord for another day. Thank you for all the family, friends, and experiences that bring me closer to seeing you & experiencing you. I know my thank you isn’t enough for the magnitude of grace, mercy, and blessings. I must stillContinue reading “Thank You”

Am I doing this wrong

This isn’t the way that you envisioned it. Looking around you begin to question what routes, what advice, or what decisions led to your present placement. I mean, cautiously you kept the beautiful parts of you contained, disciplined, and true. You responded to healing and you released the past, present, and future to God. EachContinue reading “Am I doing this wrong”