Courage and Determination

I’m always afraid to start for fear of messing up. Once I start I want to do it right. A flawless performance without much practice. But that’s not how life works. Success doesn’t come through praise. The peace comes through growth and learning. Practice is messy, and others can help you along the way but…

Robbed

I guess I don’t like admitting I have a problem. I’ve always been the one to help other people so saying, “I need help” sounds just….so………..wrong. The thing is I know I need to change. But I’ve never spent time or energy on myself. At least not for the things I wanted to pursue. I’ve…

Relatable

In my previous posts I think I’ve tried writing a little too much as if my thoughts were being put into an article or an essay. That’s how I’ve done the majority of my writing. But what I really want to do is create a community where it’s safe to come together and talk and…

Rocks, Thorns, and Fallen Logs

In the wild, life isn’t catered to being sensitive of the feelings people have. Parents do not shield their children from the harsh truth of predator vs. prey. It’s the natural law of the world. The fact of the matter is that rocks are heavy, thorns are sharp, and what grows up will surely descend….

Poetry

Poetry is the communication of emotions through literary devices. Actually, communication is how we share emotions between one another with the help of a little exaggeration and a dash of hyperbole, the literary devices most commonly employed. However, poetry can foster sympathy and empathy. Words can be powerful and I think poetry is the perfect…