I remember the first time I felt anger enter my heart. Like my feelings had been hurt before, but anger would never stay for too long nor become a part of my heart’s character. But then one day, it happened. Out of all the experiences that I had come to encounter, they all left me... Continue Reading →
On the Run: The W(H)ole Broken Truth
Today...today I almost broke. I almost reached my breaking point. Not just because of the things that occurred today. Everyone has a breaking point. But no one knows when that point will occur or what will make it occur. But for me, today brought on a flood of suppressed frustrations that I had convinced myself... Continue Reading →
On The Run: When Anxiety Attacks
Have you ever been in a place where the walls seemed to be closing in on you, only to realize that you were outside? Life has a way of smacking us back into reality really fast and without warning. I have often thought about what would have happened if I had made certain decisions, said... Continue Reading →
Let Go & Survive!
Surviving often requires hanging on...but many times it depends on us letting go! We have to know when to let go! Sometimes holding on causes more damage than just letting go! Imagine hanging on to a rope that is wrapped around your hand tightly. The harder you hang on and grip the rope, the more... Continue Reading →
The first real breakup that I experienced, was tough. Although in reality, I was super young, both in age and thought process, and had no clue the various breakups that would follow, the first one hurt. Arguably, the first breakup hurt more due to the feeling of failure than the loss of love. And if... Continue Reading →
Leapfrog Love: For Love’s Sake
In our quest to be loved and discover love, we find that love is a myriad of things. Love is patient, love is kind. Love, as described in the bible, gives us a distinct description of what love is, but more importantly, of what love is not. Love is not a revolving door to whomever... Continue Reading →
Yeah, it happened. Now what?
Picture it, downtown Atlanta, 2015. One day, while leaving work and crossing the street, I went to step on the sidewalk and fell flat on my face. I don't mean stumble and fell, I mean flat out fell! A stumble would have prepared me for the fall, but this my friends, was a whole smack... Continue Reading →
There are few things more frustrating than being stuck. Period. And not the kind of stuck like bubble gum on the bottom of your shoe stuck. No, I mean stuck in the sense of you cannot advance to the destination that you are intended to be. Something is prohibiting you, stopping you, or blocking you... Continue Reading →
Words of Mass Destruction
There is the old grade school rhyme that says "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me". Then there's "I'm rubber and you're glue, whatever you say bounces off of me and sticks to you". As kids, we pretty much managed to survive any school age social issues using... Continue Reading →