Carolivia Herron

Carolivia Herron is an African American Jewish author, educator, and publisher living in Washington, DC. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the University of Pennsylvania. She has held professorial appointments at Harvard University, Mount Holyoke College, California State University, Chico, and the College of William and Mary. Most recently she has beenRead More

Expression of Me

I wanna rest in peace, seems I don’t rest at night. I wanna rest in Your arms for the rest of my life. When troubles come I won’t be alarmed, cause I’m resting safely in Your loving arms. When troubles come I want them to tremble and flee at the very sight of Your reflectionRead More

A humble place…

When I consider all I have done that was contrary to how I was created… When I consider all I have spoken that was contrary to how I ought speak… When I consider all I thought that was contrary to how I should think… When I consider all the roads I have traveled that wasRead More

LOOK!!!

LOOK!!! For new is my appearance… The doors opened to me… No longer shall I deny but I receive… My lips are swollen… Ready to pour out… As my heart now opens to purity… Cleansed and now whole… My head drips with fresh oil… A quickening captures my soul… My eyes sought and now my soulRead More

Do you know who you are?

Do you know who I am? More importantly, do you know who you are? Many of us see but with skewed and blurred vision.  We look at one another but lack the ability to see who stands before us because we are unaware of who we are. So here I share not only who I AM butRead More

Enjoy Your Life

Sometimes that’s easier said than done…at least initially anyway! Listen, I had to go through some tough courses simply so I could be an example of just living so I can just live a just life! So I am ready to share through this blog the many lessons I’ve learned during my writing sabbatical (definition:Read More

Just a Word

If I could say one thing to encourage you today it’s this: Remember, a key ingredient for success is the ability to believe in yourself so much so that you can see yourself where you desire to be! So, DREAM, THINK BIG, LEAP, BELIEVE, but most of all, SEE YOURSELF THERE! Then go forward onRead More

UnCommon

I am not average. Never have been. Can’t be Don’t desire to be. I wasn’t built, created, or made averagely My expectations are through the roof My faith is bigger than the universe My love is forgiving and kind… …it is enormous beyond eternity My heart is warm, inviting, and accepting My strength is greater thanRead More

Through my Journey

“In order to know who you really are, In order to know the power which you possess, In order to grow, In order to live and be free, You must first be willing to embrace every moment…The days before your existence, The days when you came to be and the legacy that you will leave behind…KnowRead More