Because sometimes we just need to be reminded of how much power we actually hold in our hands. ——- You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells … Continue reading “Still I Rise” – by Maya Angelou
How do I find myself here on earth with the blessings I have been bestowed? How did my brother and I come to be joined in this life together? Our story is one that was written in the stars before we were even born. via The Star of my Heart Continue reading The Star of my Heart
Part One (2014) On March 29 in 2014 I was fretting about what I was going to wear to a party I had been invited to by my then boyfriend, but also I was fretting about how I was going to wear my hair – up or down? Wait, what? I’m not the type to fret over my looks, but on this day…going to this … Continue reading Our Red Letter Day – March 29
This is a follow-up post to, “Moments that Matter”. I believe there are points in our lives that we become cognizant to truly living our lives. When I was young I flew through life, moving back and forth from state to state, doing what I was told to do, and focusing on where I was supposed to be going according to my mom or … Continue reading Eternity is Happening. Like, Right Now.
Two-weeks ago while driving home with my step-daughter we had a moment together that will stick with me for eternity. As we made our way home for the evening we approached the last major left-turn we had to make before arriving at our home. Arriving at the intersection, the light in front of us turned red and we stopped. Being the lead car in the … Continue reading Moments That Matter
Last night, K and I had the honor of presenting to the University of Southern California (USC) Reach Club on campus. It was an intimate setting, with students representing all years of the school. Most strikingly, the group represented an extremely diverse background of majors and interests – social media, philanthropy, data science, theater and even government. Overall, a pretty good snapshot of the student … Continue reading We Are Here From the Future
Open space, dim lights and not many people yet. This is nice being the first ones here. He was right. No lines. A chance to acclimate to our surroundings and relax. Music fills the dance floor, seeping into every molecule, every fiber of being, be it the wood on the walls, the concrete on the floor, or the pores of my skin. It enters me … Continue reading Red Pants