Because September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month... ...this is a reminder to be kind! You have no idea what some people are walking through but you can be the reason they hope anew. So if you can, this week, reach out to a friend you haven't heard from in a while. Let them know you … Continue reading The World Outside Your Window
Incoming repost. 😅 I wrote this one in the thick of uncertainty and my own insecurities. Somehow, I find myself here again. Where is all this headed? Does this matter? Was there a better path I should have taken? Does it get better? Especially that last question! There's nothing new here but I do hope … Continue reading On drowning in self-doubt (3 easy steps)
Have you read the book with the same title by Eric Smith as yet? Well, I enjoy reading comments. Like on YouTube channels - personally I think that reading the comments while watching the video heightens the experience. And of late, I have also been drawn to reviews on Goodreads. Sure some people may say … Continue reading Don’t read the comments!
I wasn't sure of how to write about the topics I felt strongly about this week. So I am glad I read Miss Nsatu's post to give me a little more direction on how to go about this. As an advocate, I don't have to have gone through the issues that light a fire and … Continue reading Advocacy: Where to begin.
Bringing this one out of the archives for today😅😅. This was my third post on the blog, a whole year and a half ago. But I think it holds some truth for the present. For a while in this season (the faith-beating season from about one post back) I have believed deeply that it is … Continue reading How to finish well
So I went ahead and googled 'skilled writer'. Because to be honest it's not a term that quickly comes to mind when I think of writing. Not that I found something outrageously new about it. Except for the mention of muscle memory and the ability to entertain an audience. Something along those lines. I was … Continue reading Writing – in-born or learned
How do I fill the blank pages! That glare at me in expectation Awaiting the ingenious thoughts I promised Only to find that there is nothing new Under the sun. My thoughts are far spent All your pennies could only scratch the surface and not the deep Yet the deep is what I wish to … Continue reading What more to write then?
All the writers in the house - yay! I always get chills when I think I can include myself in that category. All the readers in the house - whoop whoop... You make this a passion worth pursuing. I've had this blog idea in mind for a while now. I wanted to post it when … Continue reading The Pains and Harsh Reality of Writing…for some of us. Or Just Me.
The story you are about to read first appeared on my author profile on Reedsy prompts. So it will be a little longer than the usual posts. It's about a writer coming back from a hiatus. Perhaps you could see yourself in those thoughts. And feel free to let me know what you think of … Continue reading Free-fall
Because the year is coming to a close, I thought I would revisit this post from July🤭 about my theme for next year. I have certainly been thinking a lot about doing things in my time and not feeling rushed or behind for a whole. But that confidence is always fleeting when the world applies … Continue reading Owning your timeline