Lesson Learned: Never Say Never

When I was younger, I had my mind made up about most things.  My opinions were fixed and I thought that I had constructed what I believed to be an informed, mature, and well-rounded perspective on life. I was wrong. As I quickly approach forty and reflect back to my twenty year old self, I realize that…

He Listens (Chapter 12)

SERIES SUMMARY:  Kayla is on a quest to move beyond the hurt of her past as she realizes the impact that hurt has on her present and potential future. This is a modern tale of love that accounts the complexities of blending the lives of two thirty-somethings and all of their respective baggage.   Read to see…

They Do Exist

She stands on her tippy toes, wide-eyed, grinning from ear to ear, with her face placed firmly against the window. Patiently she waits for even the smallest glimpse. A tainted heart would give up, but she still believes. © LaRonda Moore [45 wds] Inspired by the 3 Line Tale - Week 57 photo by Fleur Treurniet…

George and Samantha

"Mom, my science project is due tomorrow." "Well then you should have started before today!" "Fine."  George mutters as he rolls his eyes and walks away. Time to start his chores, he suits up and head outside.  As he passes the chicken run, he stops to play with his favorite, Sissy.  She has a lot…

Monthly Mantra #3 – March 2017

My best me sees obstacles as opportunities for personal growth, because you get out of life what you put into it. Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.  Let perseverance finish its work so that you may…

Poet Praise: James Weldon Johnson

In Honor of Black History Month Harlem Renaissance Poet:  James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)   You are young, gifted, and black we must begin to tell our young... Excerpt from his poem, Art vs. Trade. ...Life as an Octopus with but this creed, That all the world was made to serve his greed; Trade has spread out…