Once upon a time... A young woman ventured into cyber woods and found shelter on WordPress. In her possession was a basket filled with poetry and prose ready to be shared with the world. She eagerly placed all of her poems and thoughts on the window sill of her blog like freshly baked pies and… Continue reading Dark Internet Fairy Tales: The Big, Bad Wolves of Social Media
For a long time, I would keep quiet about the tragic parts of my life. If someone asked me to tell them about my family, for example, I would simply say that I had two older brothers and a loving mother and father, because that’s what most people want to hear, right? It’s the more… Continue reading Could You Speak Your Ugly Truth?
Bitterness... Yeah, I have been on that end of life’s spectrum. Always flashing people my victim card like I was some cop on the street with a badge. So, I can definitely tell you what bitter looks like. Bitter is speaking about your sorrows in life and always making yourself the victim. It is… Continue reading You Are Not Bitter… Are You?
Let me share a very quick story with you... When I was in the eighth grade, I knew a girl in the neighborhood that I grew up in who was pretty much rude to everybody (I'll just refer to her as "Rude Girl" throughout this little story). Every morning while waiting at our bus stop,… Continue reading You Get What You Give
Sometimes we walk blindly in life, oblivious to the dangers that we unknowingly face, harboring questions we feel will never be answered… Then, out of nowhere, a mysterious soul swoops down quickly like a bird, with pen and paper in their hands like sword and shield, ready to slay our threats and guide us through… Continue reading My Guardian Angel Behind The Screen
Have you ever gotten the feeling that someone was only being nice to you because they wanted something from you? Any other day, their compliments and kindness would leave you feeling like a million bucks, but for some reason you just don’t feel all that special. Something just feels off. Well, you could be sensing… Continue reading Ass-Kissing – Why Do We Do It?
For The Love of Rotten Apples Do you ever feel like you’re a shiny, red apple hanging from a tree and, somehow, you’re living in some alternate reality where the rotten apples are the ones getting all the love? You’re fresh and maggot free, maybe an unappealing spot or two on your red, delicious… Continue reading For The Love of Rotten Apples
Funhouse Mirrors (An Elfchen) Liars — Convex, concave — Reflecting a fantasy, Passing it off as Truth. Fake friends can be just like a funhouse mirror. The truth they reflect to you is merely a bunch of concave and convex lies distorting the true image of who you are. In the end, this only hurts… Continue reading Funhouse Mirrors (An Elfchen)
The problem with having a bunch of great minds in one room is that each person believes they are the greatest mind in the room. - Manessah B. Couch Talks, Wisdom & A Cup of Joe Being a musician has taught me a lot about the importance of having humility and, during my college choir… Continue reading Are You REALLY The Greatest?
* This post was inspired by a quote that I love and a conversation I had with my beautiful mom, recently. Thanks, Mama. (smile) How One Becomes Wise It was one of those lazy kind of Friday afternoons. The kind where you lounge around like Bruno Mars saying you don’t feel like doing anything (just… Continue reading How One Becomes Wise