Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC under "Take a Break from NaNoWriMo" Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Sometimes you literally have to stop and smell the roses or take in the sunrise, or people watch in the city, or whatever musing fits your mood. Life doesn’t stop moving but we can take a moment, or two, to … Continue reading Take a Moment to Take it All In
It's always a good day to let your fellow girlfriend, sis, rida, or just another bomb woman know that they are wonderful and doing great things. Today we salute a couple of contributors from H.E.R. Crisis. Erin is saluted as a Home Design Blogger that Inspires Our design and lifestyle guru Erin Marshall of Live … Continue reading Salute H.E.R. and Watch H.E.R. Work!
Artwork: "Dream Catcher" by Frank Morrison Last month, I came across four words that were astonishing and just mind-blowing. It was one that I'd heard before, but that I never really digested properly. I've seen memes and quotes floating around Instagram that explores the notion but it wasn't until I watched Uncensored with Rick Ross … Continue reading These Four Words will Change Your Life
A quick #FridayRead from my new short story series.
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I hold tight to my tear-soaked pillow, wanting the sun to set again, but it’s too late. Morning is here and reality is in my face.
His arm wrapped tight around me is supposed to give comfort and protection, but it doesn’t. His loving embrace is false. A mask. A deterrent to his truth. And foolishly, I let it stay in place. Maybe because I’m too scared to move it. Maybe it’s because I don’t want to get up. Or maybe it’s because I want to wear the mask too.
If I could rewind time, I wouldn’t. I want to act like yesterday didn’t happen. Like the argument was just a bad…
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“Strong Am I”- artwork by Wak If you’re reading this, you’re probably a woman who has been defined by your strength. Keyword: defined. This has been your scarlet letter, stamped on your chest from the first time you showed an ounce of resiliency. It has become your defining characteristic and therefore, the expectation placed on … Continue reading A Message for Strong Women
Artwork: "Three Girls Praying" by Pam McCabe CAN I TESTIFY THIS MONDAY MORNING H.E.R. FAMILY? We all have a journey in life that is unlike another’s. Trials and tribulations that you may now know how or when you will get through them. My path is no different from others. I’ve been tried and tested. There … Continue reading FIND POWER IN PRAYER RATHER THAN THE AMBIGUITY OF HOPE
Featured image: Black Beauty by schymura Artist: Unknown I am inspired today to send a message to those women who are really in a crisis situation. The details of my 33 years are filled with magnificent ups and devastating downs but I’ve come to understand through not only my faith but self-revelation that we have … Continue reading YES, YOU ARE AMAZING THROUGH IT ALL!