It’s tough love from day one. I can’t remember how I got here, But I do remember when everything fell apart. The music faded, friends parted, and family’s family. I do remember giving it a try, seeking an option out of my misery Troubles that led me seek options I can’t remember. Choices we…
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This is the Way it Goes

WPM She said that this is the way it goes. We cross stormy places and see things that we often can’t discuss all the while we rapidly run from bruise to repair only observing what we can protect. But within we are…

A Voice Through MLK

  I have a dream...That one day... We'll paint within the lines Define the world in 50 shades The book will write itself A center of a hidden truth Lurks deep within the past Blind are those, to all who see;…

Solace

Death comes not boldly, On a pale horse rampant, Nor as a conqueror wreathed In battle smoke. Rather, as a tap on the shoulder From one unseen, who was yet There all the while. No…

Colorless

You can put a quote in a book It'll become a place you'll never look In life we struggle day by day We deal with our issues in our own separate way We make mistakes and never let go The emotions we feel, we just don't show…

I Wish I was a Superhero

My family pretends it's all okay But I will never be this way A problem child, I've been known, Has caused my heart to turn to stone My father took complete control My childhood, in which he stole, has caused…

The Train of Life

When I wonder about life, I visualize a train. An engine transporting passengers, stopping by different places while bounding to a destination. Each human has a specific destination, but no map or clear itinerary to reach it (that…

Reinventing Rock Bottom

In the midst of his most challenging failure, Taylor Conroy found three steps to turn “rock bottom” into a place of growth and opportunity. He shares what he learned going bankrupt, losing his social-change company and was forced to see…

Ben’s Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_GzuYsswsE This story helped me completely change my perspective on life. I hope it does the same for you. The story came from Start With Why by Simon Sinek: Click the link for the book. …

Just Love

My story is a story of receiving unconditional love from my nursing students. With so much going against immigrants, I wanted to share this story that blessed an immigrant like me. I teach nursing here in the US. I am from…

Flying with the Dragon

Her velvet cloak draped off the stiff chair. There was no sound from his footsteps, no sound from his presence. “Do ye know?”  He asked. She lowered her head, for she had known for a long time. “My lady, have ye not told them?”  He…