Tag: Single Parent. Women

Writers bleed

I woke up in searing pain. I had something stuck under my eyelid. As my eye slid back and forth, the thing scratched my fragile cornea. My eyes watered in hopes to remove whatever this foreign object was. My eye swelled, tears

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Another Year

It’s a stunning and humid Sunday here in Florida. I certainly can state that for the first time in 20 years, I am grateful winter is coming. It will be nice to have the 75-degree weather that I so love. It

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The Eye of the Storm- A Harsh View

As I sit here watching Irma and Jose race to see who will hit us first, I wonder how many other folks in my life really understand the value of this perspective. I wonder if those of us who have

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As I walk through the Valley of Darkeness

  I love the night sky and can tell you how delicious it is viewing from several thousand miles above the ground. I watch the lights on the streets turn on as the sun falls swiftly behind the horizon. It’s

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Self Actualization

  As we continue this journey, I learn more and more about my strengths. My Weakness. My needs and my wants. I have learned over the last 12 years, that I cannot handle violence, anger or hate. My soul has

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Consequences & Responsibilities

I sit here writing as I do every day and allow myself to wonder about what is and where we are as a world. I look at my daughters eyes and wonder how she will survive if we continue at

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Oh, my word? Anger!

I write often and maybe not very well, but I write. I write and blog, even though I don’t think very many people read my thinking or feelings. I still write. I write my thoughts, my feelings and my perspective.

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The Sofa Recliner

Today is a stunning Sunday. The sky is clear, it’s a whopping 65 degrees and the sun is bright. The windows are open and you can hear faint echoes of our neighbors doing their chores on this cool day. The

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Spiraling Atomic Being

I entered this world colicky, kicking and screaming. I entered this world of spiraling poverty through a broken teenager and her insecurities. I entered this world red and tired. I have no idea why. I have no idea what my

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The Voice

Sometimes, even in the worst situation, there is a “lite of inspiration” that would otherwise never happen IF you did not have the experience of pain. Sometimes, the abusive relationship is needed to further your journey and to give you

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