I hear you, but…

I remember the day God told me to build My Solace Place. I sat in a silence that was filled with disappointment, because it wasn’t what I wanted to hear. I was on a strict comeback plan to rebuild my life and recover all that I had lost in my transition from rock bottom. I wanted to attain a few…

Unpacking Me.

Daughter: Mommy…? Me: Yes Daughter: Are you getting married again? Me: I don’t know! (Answering in a slightly agitated tone because I was running late and thinking about if I was getting married again was the last thing on my mind!) Me: (after a minute of thought) Why do you ask? Daughter: because I like things the way they are…just…

The Box.

I’ve noticed every time I have used a box, no matter its size, it was to hold something of value to me, even if I was gifting that something to someone else. Once I fill the box with the contents of my desire, I always make it a point to seal the box shut for safekeeping and protection from outside…

It’s that unconditional part though…

“Mommy what would you change about your childhood?” My l’il big sunshine is always asking me questions that have me deep in thought. I really had to think about my answer to her question, because I had a decent childhood. Initially, I started to say “nothing,” but that response was silenced as I took a minute to dig a little…

It Rained Today.

It rained today. There was nothing special about the rain; it was just a steady light drizzle. However, what appeared immediately after the rain passed was special. It was the presentation of the most beautiful, vibrant rainbow stretching from one end of the sky to the next. Each color presented in perfect order, as if it was sketched with the…