LOVE LOVE LOVE Our world’s wounded in ways I can’t comprehend nor heal, and yet I yearn to help. What can one person do in the midst of so much chaos, hatred, and intolerance? Learn and love – that’s a perfect place for me to start. I do not claim to be a learned individualContinue reading “Days 22 & 23 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
Two days ago I wrote about my issues with low self-esteem, and it’s taken 48 hours for me to knock it the heck off! 😉 Sooooo, today’s blog post entry is a celebration of ME. Not in a “Look at me” way; more like “I’m awesome even when I don’t feel awesome.” I’m Awesome Because…Continue reading “Days 15 & 16 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with self-doubt and low self-esteem. I see a scarred woman in the mirror who’s pretty but not beautiful, artistic not talented, and content but not fulfilled. I see my beauty when I’m my most joyful and passionate; when I am in my element. my head, andContinue reading “Day 14 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
I spent yesterday and today surrounded by that which I love: family, writing, books, and genealogy. Between watching my 7-year-old niece cheat at basic card games and breaking through a genealogical brick wall, I fell asleep with joy and pride in my heart. Today, Valentine’s Day, I shared this day with some of my favoriteContinue reading “Days 12 & 13 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
Day 2 of the Love Write Now Pledge focuses on my love for fan fiction writing.
Two days from the date of this post (in the second month of 2022), my debut novel turns 2!!!! Can you tell by my overuse of exclamation points how excited I am? 😉 About a month after THE SPIRIT PROJECTOR’s release in 2020 the world went quiet due to COVID-19; so too did my enthusiasmContinue reading “Day 1 of the Love Write Now Pledge”
My mother is resiliency personified. Strength, determination, and the embodiment of “keep moving forward”. She’s known grief I’ve never had to endure; losing her father, stepfather, and mother all by the time she was 32 and then burying her eldest child a few years ago. Through all of her 60+ years, my mom keeps movingContinue reading “Mommy Marcia: A Love Letter on Mother’s Day 2021”
There’s much to be angry about since the November 2016 elections, but I refuse to let fear and disillusionment change who I am.
“I hate mosquitos.” While that declaration is true for many of us, when stated from the mouth of my toddler-age niece it became a lesson on many levels. “We don’t say ‘hate’,” was the adults’ response. “Say ‘don’t like’ instead.” I watched the loving, independent, inquisitive child play and clarity hit me like a buildingContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Love Trumps Hate”
Celebrating love in the midst of senseless hate with this week’s Motivational Monday poem.