For Writers and for All Those Who Struggle and Keep Fighting
Writing is hard. One can't find his way easily. It's a painful experience but rewarding too. More important, it contributes to self-improvement.
Honoring Our Fathers
I've written a lot about fathers lately, in particular about my own daddy. Everyone has their father story, even if they don't remember their dad. In mine, I share only bits and pieces of a man who was quiet but complex, loving and caring but misunderstood. It's only now I'm older I can see "wider."
Majority's Unhappiness -- As Result of Detachment From Their True Soul
Unaware of their alienation from the divine essence of their being, people see all other possible reasons for their unhappiness.
The First Book That Changed my Life-Response to Brenda’s Word Prompt Week 53
First experiences are precious, be it a first friend at school, first love, first day at a new job, our child’s first step, first word and so on. But one has to love oneself first too, only then can we love others. By being grateful and trying to be the best at whatever we do gives meaning to life.
A Message for the People Who's Trying to Reignite Their Burnt Flame
It talks about how someone's timeline is different from one another and the price you pay for excessive productivity.
Teaching Is Not What It Used to Be
Ever since third grade, I had wanted to be a teacher. My goal was sure and steady. I graduated high school and set my major to Education with a minor in mathematics. It was what I had always wanted. Being a teacher was a dream job that I worked to achieve.
How to Live Forever (or Does It Just Feel That Way?)
Psychology has been trying to answer: Does time seem to pass by at a faster rate as we grow older? We'll briefly discuss psychology's equivocal answer to that, then this author will propose an alternate answer. He then suggests how we can all live (nearly) forever - or at least, feel like it!
Blooming In My Due Season
In this essay, the author shares a particular song that comforted her beyond words whilst relating it to her personal experience of emptiness, discouragement, and pain. The author then shares the precious realizations and learnings she was able to receive along the process of enduring her "season."
Contemporary Poetry ~ My Thoughts and Observations
There is often debate between the lovers of traditional or 'classic poetry' and those who are fans or writers of 'contemporary' (often free-verse) poetry. in this article, I will take a look at, and give my observations on the latter.
Romany Wagons Should They Be Used by the General Public?
Why are Firms using Gypsy wagons for holiday vacations? Is it Appropriation, Or should we share our cultural heritage with one another?
The Bonds of Motherhood
Growing up the oldest daughter of a fifteen-year-old was not an easy feat while I was doing it. Today, my momma and I have a remarkably good relationship. So much so that she's okay with me writing about my experiences to help others with their bonds of motherhood - either as a child or as a parent.
“When I Was Your Age…” Pt 1: Marriage, Children & Being a Home Owner
It’s Time to Rethink Traditional Norms (or Better Yet, Flush ‘em Down the Drain)
Dear Mama: A Mother’s Day Letter From Your Fur-Child
Mama, let’s have a little talk. Just you and me.
Most Common Question Asked to the Writers—Why Do You Write?
Why do you write? What do you write about? Aren’t there many writers, already? Do you think, people read, what you write? These are some of the questions, which are often asked to you, when you announce in a social gathering, that you are a writer. As a writer, how do you respond to such questions?
Chicago During COVID (Looking Back on a Story From 2020)
A story from 2020 mid pandemic, worth reflecting on almost 2 years later
It's Been Awhile, My Muse Was Idle
Writing is a demanding task that won't always give you what you hope for but sometimes what comes out of your mind surprises you as if you had no say on what appeared on the page before you. Writing requires inspi-ration which is to often rationed by the powers above that control what you think.