Running Races You Weren’t Meant to Run

There was once a time in my life where I fretted incessantly about being someone I am not. It was yesterday. Truth be told, this time of fretting comes almost everyday until I mute it within my own mind or beat it out of my thoughts with the nuggets of truth I try hard toContinue reading “Running Races You Weren’t Meant to Run”

Pep Talks: Speak Up or Shut Up

Quiet, girl. No one is waiting to hear from you. I look down to welcome the comfort of stress-related nail biting. You’re right. I should keep quiet. Quiet is good. I am a contemplative person. When the weight of a conversation rests upon a room, I willingly stay quiet so I can process. I don’t likeContinue reading “Pep Talks: Speak Up or Shut Up”

Swaying in the Dark

I realized the other night that it’s been nearly 15 years. I remember the night like it was yesterday. The memory of it is sweet and breathtaking. I thought of it again this evening while I swayed back and forth with my baby girl in my arms. Will a day like that come upon you,Continue reading “Swaying in the Dark”