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I am a writer, blogger, and writing coach who equips fellow writers to tell their stories while I share mine along the way. I would like to think of myself as a cheerleader for personal bloggers, creative writers, storytellers, and truthsayers in the blogosphere. I'm glad you are here and I hope you stay awhile.

Why I Don’t Wear a Purity Ring.

I remember the silver bands that my friends in middle school wore when we were in our tween/teen years. I remember when they first appeared on their left ring finger, many of them etched with the words "True Love Waits". I was very curious where they got them from and why they were wearing it. At this point in my life, the only time I saw a band around that finger was when someone was married and I quickly eliminated that from my mind as a possibility. Instead, I decided to ask more questions. ...

Thoughts on Beauty Perception

One evening during my middle school years, I entered the bathroom and stared in the mirror examining my dark skin. I made my way to the kitchen and picked up a scouring pad, made my way back to the mirror, and began scrubbing my face very hard hoping that "the black would come off." My efforts resulted instead in a bloody mess. ...

‘The Least of These.’

This post has been floating in my mind for years...probably for the majority of the 13 years I have lived in America. And I fear posting this because of how some may receive it but there comes a point where certain things just need to be said as they are (in love of course). Here it goes....