How to Create a Revolution

The most wonderful part about moving, is when you finally get yourself settled in. You know the feeling-that feeling when you finally move your favorite things into your new home, and finally have that sense of real belonging-like this is really where you are in … Continue readingHow to Create a Revolution

On Listening to a Friend

Greet every morning with a smile, is what most people tell you when you inform them that you’ve not been in the most pleasant of moods. Think positively, they tell you. Things could be worst, they say. Well thanks, you think to yourself. Sure, it … Continue readingOn Listening to a Friend

For the Friday through Monday Morning Mothers

It was a regular sort of day in New Jersey, just another hot summer day in August. I was not feeling happy and joyful, but then I never really did. My children were away with their father, and being the sort of mother that I … Continue readingFor the Friday through Monday Morning Mothers

On Self Love

Sometimes self love means walking away sometimes self love means being in this cocoon and shunning the world self love, it isn’t all bath bombs and trips to Sephora it is sometimes knowing believing that you are better than the unhealthy coping mechanisms self love … Continue readingOn Self Love

Outside of the inside

    So I told him, I Wear myself outside of the inside Like a flag or banner I wear who I am Outside of the inside I Speak in parables In stories and poems And I wear myself Outside of myself Like a flag … Continue readingOutside of the inside

And the clouds are weeping

Well, hello there. I’ve made a new painting. I took a tip from a friend of mine and decided to really discipline myself to create every single day. So, every day, with my cup of coffee in hand, I paint. It’s such a meditative thing … Continue readingAnd the clouds are weeping

The Lazarus Woman

I. I am the Lazarus woman. In the Bible, growing up in the Pentecostal church, I’d often hear about Lazarus. If you’re not familiar, Lazarus was a man who was ill. Jesus had been contacted by his family, them begging and pleading, please Jesus heal … Continue readingThe Lazarus Woman

Back to Reality

Looking into my creative process is a lot like looking into my head. I have many things going on at once. I really do prefer having a million different things floating around all at once, it sort of helps me think better. This is how … Continue readingBack to Reality

Morning Pages and being happy

    For me, there’s a method to it all. People ask me how I can accomplish all that I have going on, and I really have no idea other than the fact that I’m a workaholic. I really am. I work and I work … Continue readingMorning Pages and being happy

Bring me the Sun

I’ve been quite busy lately, but I did have time to work on some new paintings. Title: Love me tender Title: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me. (I have not yet decided if I want to sell them.) … Continue readingBring me the Sun