Still I Rise

The first book I ever purchased was "Poems" by Maya Angelou. I brought $10 to school that day because I had been looking forward to the book fair for weeks--I must have been in 5th grade. I circled the aisles and something drew me to this book with the teal cover and photo of a woman … Continue reading Still I Rise

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Listen to the Whispers of your Heart

It will not lead you astray. I've been determined to silence the noise and just listen to what my soul feels/what my heart says. (It's amazing how the body instinctively knows what you're feeling before your mind has even begun processing anything.) And it's been going something like this: Live life in a big way Let it … Continue reading Listen to the Whispers of your Heart

Transforming

On mornings when I wake up just before my alarm, I feel at peace. My eyes flicker slowly, adjusting to the light creeping in from the window. To maintain the stillness, I don't check the time right away, instead I allow my body to take direction from the soft light peering in from the hallway. … Continue reading Transforming