God has bigger plans for our loved ones than we could ever have for them. If we never let go, we may never know just what it is our loved one can accomplish in life.
On September 11, 2001, my second day of high school, I sat in my 2nd period Science class in Newark, NJ and saw the smoke from the Twin Towers make its way across the sky. That day is forever imprinted in my memory. Little did I know what that tragedy would bring about for the … Continue reading Poetry: War
Proverbs says, ‘he that has friends must first show himself friendly and there is a friend that sticks closer than a brother’ (18:24).
In honor of my Grandma's 100th birthday, I decided to share the poem I wrote for her 93rd birthday bash! 🙂 (2010) What is Grandma to me? She is a young girl that learned and listened to her parents’ instructions. She is a young girl that grew into a strong young woman of grace & … Continue reading Poetry: What Grandma Means to Me
“The greatest sin of age is to forget the trials of youth.” – Smallville
Beginning in April, images of police brutality towards African Americans have gone viral on social media and in the news; all of which I had been oblivious to....The unrest in Baltimore has been on my mind for some reason... I guess I really do live under a Little Rock; I’d like to call it law school. My present concern though is how do I respond to things like the riots in Baltimore and the events that sparked those riots?
What once was, will ever be, At least, that is all we wish to ever see. But we cannot only forever stay, And if we do, the price we pay On missing out on what could be And passing up on what we could see. For out there is a world that awaits us, And, … Continue reading Poetry: 2,016 Changes & Counting
The outcome outweighs the intention at times. These stores are essentially telling us how to dress, what is in vogue, what we should desire, and what we should buy. We need to be cautious, guard our heart and eyes...
I'd like to end the year on a good note and put some pep in your step for the year to come! (2008) I’m looking for a place Where my joy is full And my peace is steady My hope is strong And my faith is secure in your arms. Can you take me there? A place … Continue reading Poetry: That Place
Silence. Most people don’t like it. We cringe at the sound of silence. We feel like it is awkward or we feel like something is wrong if it is silent. But silence truly can be a good thing.