#BeReal – CAROL ESTRELLA

Please welcome my #BeReal guest today, Carol Estrella. The Biggest Hypocrite Life was never “normal” as I was growing up. I was the child of an alcoholic and a non-reachable mother. I was the caretaker, the protector, the salvation of the house. The one that hid my mother from my dad in my room, when…

BEAUTIFULLY CONNECTED

It is International Women’s Day so I wanted to celebrate my favorite girl in the whole world.  I use my voice for her sake.  I love you my beautiful daughter. A video of us 🙂 The moment I saw you Your eyes swallowed my reality Held completely captive Seeing into the deepest part of me Your…

A MOTHER’S COMPASSION

Written by: Amanda Eifert Blogger at: MandiBelle16   When I was about four-years-old, my Mom, my brother Justin, and I, arrived home to our condo after errands my Mom had needed to run. We started to get out of our van when a woman approached my Mother. The woman desperately needed money so she could…

TO BE YOURSELF

TO BE YOURSELF Written by Sandy Ramsey Blogger at: An Honest Sinner   One of the most difficult ideas for me to grasp in this life has been the concept of how to be yourself. When you grow up without the advice to do such a thing or any idea of how to begin, you sometimes…

BEAUTIFULLY CONNECTED

On the 18th of November I will be starting a new series on relationships.  I have some amazing, AMAZING pieces so far and I can’t wait to share them with you. If you have a piece you would like to contribute you can submit it by email to hastywords@gmail.com .  You may send anonymously if…

#BeReal—MARY ROWEN

My #BeReal guest today is Mary Rowen. I pass people everyday and wonder what they are like.  This series is taking an image of a person and then we tell you their story.  Not a made up fictional story about how that person would like to be seen but their deep truths.  People are revealing what they believe makes…

THE WILL TO LIVE

It comes and goes Like a river flows Over topography Volatile churning Erasing solid rock Yawning and tired Old and worn out Until it finds her Endless beauty Never changing Diving into air Lunging into life Eternal love So much so She feels like life