To The Fathers That Don’t Give Up — Thank you.
I have struggled with myself —my mental health, addiction and poverty because through it all, I thought I deserved a good life. The struggle was because I would not give up that I deserved more than a life of poverty, mental illness and addiction to be my fate. I believe my ability to recover has everything to do with the seed firmly planted in my heart, of my father’s love and I like to take today to acknowledge the men that struggle with fatherhood. Read more …
On Celebrating FIVE YEARS of Sobriety!!!
Five years of sobriety feels different. It feels significant, as though this is my real life now and I'm not just passing through until things get better. It feels like I've landed in my life. All the different sides and pieces of me have been integrated into a person I like and respect. I am completely present and here to stay and there is LOTS to celebrate about that!! Read more …
My Second Book – It’s Time.
There is a question asked by Robert Lowell in his poem, Epilogue. I came across it in my 3 am travels and it has inspired me to write my second book. So much has happened since the ending of my first book, A Reflection of Love ~ A Different Kind of Love Story.” This is how his quote inspired a solution for my problem.
Writing For My Life - My Mission Statement
I write because writing lets me dream, not of money, but of connection; of building a community of people that understand where I am coming from and talking about about. A community where I am the new-normal. Are you with me? Let's write this story together.