#MeToo

I've seen these words so many times in the past 24 hours. In the midst of all of the news pouring out about Harvey Weinstein (and Carrie Fisher's response to him, wonderful!), women are sharing. Some may not share their individual stories, but they share the reality that they all have stories. For some it's … Continue reading #MeToo

A Lighthouse ~ #MondayBlogs

Inaction will not carry us to salvation Light travels everywhere from its lofty height And we steer our boats toward it chasing hope Our hearts lift at the sound of church bells Across the early morning and the memory of fog and rain While the lies continue spilling lifeblood That sinks into the soil joining … Continue reading A Lighthouse ~ #MondayBlogs

Shackles

None shall ever taste freedom so long as some are enslaved to opinion and narrow minds We live in a world where to be female is to be prey to be different is to be criminal And to have a conscience is to be wrong But the loudest voices the brashest thoughts will be the … Continue reading Shackles

The Wallflower #wwwblogs

You see so much When you are part of the scenery The dramas and the foibles Quiet triumphs and tearful failures But the day you dare To have a voice To step into the scene Is the day your courage must stick For the world Will push you back Fight to keep you Silent and … Continue reading The Wallflower #wwwblogs

The Medium

In dreams I fly without will carried on wings unseen I stand before the fire in a home unknown as logs break and shower sparks over a stone hearth Snow falls onto the water and trees cast shadows where mysteries die before sunlight The moon shifts the lake into midnight glass a gazing ball holding … Continue reading The Medium

Into the Sun ~ #MondayBlogs

I run I dive into motion rough mountains rising before me and the sun sinking in its inevitable journey I chase the wind a dream a hope of the future Never accepting weakness defeat A monster pursues me chases my every step walk or run it is there under the bed 'round the corner breathing … Continue reading Into the Sun ~ #MondayBlogs

Endurance ~ Friday Philosophy

"Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent." ~ Casey Neistat “A man on a thousand mile walk has to forget his goal and say to himself every morning, 'Today I'm going to cover twenty-five miles and then rest up and sleep.'” ~ Leo Tolstoy "Sometimes there isn't a better way. Sometimes there's only the hard … Continue reading Endurance ~ Friday Philosophy