Archive | June 2013

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Morning Ritual

Just as Talise was about to surrender to the faceless, melanin-heavy woman poised to enter her, the morning alarm snatched her into consciousness. Wet, slightly irritable and fully awake, she grabbed her phone and quieted the alarm, resisting the temptation to throw it across the room. Instead, she checked for missed late night messages, phone calls, […]

Write Through the Fear

To fear is one thing.  To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.  ~Katherine Paterson I’m embarking on a journey of writing a collection of short fiction stories. I write all the time, but I haven’t made an attempt at fiction since I was a child, so this whole […]

Lighthouses

 “Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.” ~Anne Lamott We are all here to heal and aid ourselves and each other. We are all healers. But I think some people are more naturally in tune with their healing power. Like a lighthouse aids boats […]