A story within

I wake each morning the same way I finish..  with a passion to fulfill every dream imaginable.  I know exactly what I want from this life and I am on a mission to succeed.  I may not know every turn that will come my way, but I refuse to take ‘no’ for an answer.  My…

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Paris, here we come!

As you know, I’ve been in aww of Paris since I was a child. I’ve been in-love with a city I’ve never visited for so long, I feel like its been brewing in my blood for centuries. Well, its time to change all of that. A few days ago I booked my first trip to…

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Shooting star.

His eyes tell a story; of wonder and despair.  He is a soldier protecting your soul and a guardian of the night.  He feels your fear in his bones, yet he knows no end to the suffering you’ve bestowed. He waits patiently for your command.  For his mission is to defend your honor, no matter…

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The ones you miss.

Every family has a core. The one person, or group, that holds the rest of us together like glue. Where everyone can gather, call upon or just know that they’re holding it all together for the rest of us. For our family this was my grandparents. Each and every Sunday the entire family gathered around…

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Pieces.

I wanted to be there for you. To be a shoulder for you to grasp as you crumble to the floor. To be eyes for you to see the light. I wanted to be all that you needed to make it through the day. To catch every tear you’ve shed in order to release the…

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The Mama Chronicles: the unconventional mama

Who doesn’t hold this title in today’s society? I believe that the percentage of “traditional” parenting (as was when we were children or long before), has drastically changed to be perceived as, what, new age? Sure, the basic ideals of parenting are still in-tact, yet what each of us decide is acceptable varies drastically from…

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The Mama Chronicles: Freedom

Long ago, a belief held its place in my mind of who I’d become.  I knew what I wanted, where I wanted to be, and that one day, regardless of circumstances, I’d get there.  It’s funny to think of all the roadblocks I’ve encountered along the way.  But, I can say, that pushing aside the…

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Scorpion.

We bear a cross of denial.  We are tarnished by its effects to the soul.   We diminish ourselves to be blinded by the naked eye so that others do not see our scars. Fearfully living each day as though tomorrow’s promise beams brighter.  We are complex; ever-changing and damaged.  We strive for perfection through…

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Losing faith.

I feel lost. That no amount of motivation is going to get me through the day. Every ounce of positive energy has faded. I feel that I’ve lost my way. Each morning I wake with good intentions. I talk myself into my morning routine and push past the urge to crawl back into bed. My…

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