They’re Just Words…or Are They?

Dear reader, I haven’t been writing for a while because I was simply wrestling with my own thoughts about word power. I was trying to decide to myself if words are truly harmless. You see, when I was in first grade, my teacher used to tell us  that “Sticks and stones can break our bones…

In Our Standards !

The other day, I was reading a book by Brene Brown titled “Rising Strong” In one of its chapters, she was discussing the idea that people generally do the best they can or at least they act the best way they know how to act. By the time I reached the end of that chapter,…

The Path of Resolutions

Year after year, around this time, we all  sit at our keyboards and we start typing our New Year resolutions. We make affirmations to ourselves about what we will fix in both ourselves and our lives in the 365 days to come.   We hope that the new year will drive us towards kicking away our…

The First Rain

The rain tapped on her umbrella as cars aimlessly  swished by. With each minute passing, her toes got colder. After all, her tall boots kept them dry but they didn’t keep them from getting numb. Her hair blew in the wind, as she clung to the wooden handle of her umbrella more tightly.  Car headlights…