Freedom in Chaos

“I know storms end in peace and rain showers create rainbows. I know diamonds are formed from the hardest, most seemingly worthless coal and wisdom comes from pain. I know there is beauty in the aftermath but when you tell me to look forward and push for that magnificent ending, you are telling me I…

Bracless And Sliced Hair

       Yesterday I did what I’ve been wanting to do for so, so long; cut my hair dramatically. I got my braces of the day before and went in for a cut, knowing exactly what I wanted. I need a change, something to show how much I’ve changed within. I was so ready to…

Resemblance  

   The first time watching Tangled, the animated Disney film about Rapunzel, I noticed the resemblance between young Rapunzel to her mother and my mother and I. I have been told for years that I looked like Rapunzel (my lengthy blonde hair) and even more so since the film’s debut in 2010. The animated princess…

Remembering Her Service

December 18th, 2013. Three days after my mom passed. It was on a chilly, dark Thursday night. The people who she loved and who adored her gathered, suffocated by the pain of losing such an amazing woman. Poems were written and songs were sang. Oceans were wept and laughs were shared. It was a painful,…

Zodiac

Aries, don’t forget to breathe. Taurus, promise yourself to follow through Gemini, treat yourself the way you want the one you love to treat themselves. Cancer, at times life will paralyze you and other times it will go by in flashes. Cherish every moment, especially the ones that seem insignificant. Leo, love yourself before loving…