Tag Archives: Relationships

50 Shades of Self-Acceptance

I have double standards. What’s good for you is not necessarily what’s good for me. When I am talking to a friend or co-worker I am all about encouraging them to see the many shades of experience that color our … Continue reading

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Two years later…

Two years ago feels like yesterday. That is how clearly I remember Mother’s Day of 2012. I had only been out of the hospital for a few days and didn’t know where were my life was headed. I full on … Continue reading

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Seasons Change

This time of year brings to mind all of the changes and challenges of months past. Working hard to stay in my lane, resisting the urge to stray into others. As the light of day grows shorter and the leaves … Continue reading

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When people show you who they are believe them

  I was watching Oprah one day many years ago when I first heard her share the very wise words of her dear friend and mentor Maya Angelo: When people show you who they are, believe them. It can not be any … Continue reading

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Diamonds are Forever

  I’ve never cared much about jewelry. So, when we exchanged simple gold bands on that lovely summer day in 1995 I was happy. Those circles of gold represented the promises we made to each other that day. And that … Continue reading

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The Lost Girl

The Lost Girl   I am lost No matter where I go I don’t belong I’m lost I can’t be found It makes me wonder If my time here is done I’m in the water I can’t swim I’m in … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Move Forward?

I thought I was ready. I went on a date and it was nice. He gave me a gentle kiss goodnight and I enjoyed it. I even thought about him a couple of times yesterday. So, why did I just … Continue reading

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