This will be short and sweet H.E.R. Fam. If you are waking up, going to work, able to stay financially stable, have love around or even good "like" around you, and you're making it through life's struggle but is still not happy, it's because you are lacking meaning in your life. Your meaning, or purpose, … Continue reading I Choose Meaning Over Happiness #quicktuesdaythought
Dinner on Friday Nights Going out to dinner on a Friday nights have become nightmare. Long waits for tables, the food quality terrible and the prices for a family to enjoy a meal is just too high. Granted, I love when I can take a break from the kitchen every once in awhile. Usually when … Continue reading
Originally Posted on The Chronicles of DNC Wait before you begin, make sure you’re caught up… Chapter 1: Tina ***********FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY******** ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS SHORT STORY OR ANY PORTION THEREOF MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED OR USED IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION OF ME, DNC! NOW ON TO THE … Continue reading DNC’s Short Story Series Presents: “Complicated” – Chapter Two: Skye
There are a lot of things in life to be grateful for that many take for granted. These types of moments happen so fast, if you don’t capture the moment, it will be gone before you know it. When one reaches a certain milestone in their life it’s a cause for celebration and never to … Continue reading One Havana Night Birthday Bash
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: "Girls" by Dana Todd Pope The school year has already started here in Atlanta and I have two young ladies gearing up to start new chapters in their young lives; one is starting her first year in college while the other is starting her first year in high school. And then my toddler will … Continue reading Back to School Open Letter: “Dear Daughters…”