IGNORED

When you are depressed you are afraid to speak. Fear of being ignored, rejected, and/or ridiculed. Fear you will be a burden or judged. The fear is real and it isn’t just a whisper but a tornado of thoughts bombarding you with lies that make you feel completely worthless, pointless, and/or useless. It is a…

MATCHING HEARTS

She not only has a world winning smile, a voice that purrs, or eyes that brighten the darkest of days but it’s her heart I embrace. It’s the way her heart shows all over her face and in the way her tears beckon you to look for her when she is stuck inside the battles…

BULLYING VS. BAD BEHAVIOR

Simone Jones Tyner just had her website Her Life Inspired redesigned and I wanted to wait until it was finished to link her bully post.  Today is the day!  It is a beautiful design and I hope you go visit, read, follow! BULLYING VS. BAD BEHAVIOR & WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT by Simone Jones…

A BULLY INSIDE

I am so very excited to share my guest today. “Little Dude” and his mother, Samara who writes A Buick in the Land of Lexus, are two of the smartest people I know. I have had the wonderful pleasure of seeing snippets of their life, how they interact, and how they love each other and…

I AM YOUR PEACE

Yesterday, I posted the first CyberMonster post written by Helena Hann-Basquait and tomorrow I have a very special surprise you will NOT want to miss. I have decided to take ongoing submissions on topics I find important.  You can find GUESTS POSTS easily by using the category tool bar to the right.  If you have…

GANGSTER’S PARADISE

Thank you Helena for being my first guest to submit on this theme! You never know who is on the other end of the keyboard. I knew Helena before I KNEW who HE was! (a cover of a Coolio tune…. except, shit, son, let’s face it — Coolio COMPLETELY stole this from the great Stevie…

CYBERMONSTERS

The MONSTERS are no longer hiding under our children’s beds.  They are online and they are everywhere.  Sometimes our own little kids have their own monster moments.  I never really plan to do theme months but they happen out of necessity.  I need your help again so I am asking for submissions. Social media is…

THE AFTERMATH OF ME

THE AFTERMATH OF ME by Hastywords Would you stick around to understand All the strangeness that makes me tick Stay and feel the course my blood takes When passion marks my staccato breath Changing the whine in my voice To a distinct and lingering purrrrrr Would you use me up and throw me away Or…

STARDUST

She used to love the colors That followed the setting sun How the streaks carried on As if they had forever to run She used to feel the warmth On the other side of daybreak She had absorbed its beams Healing every past heartbreak But not today… Today the stars cried Its stardust our demise…