Having Introspection in Life

For me, introspection is key to growth, expansion, development and totally embracing oneself. Still, I believe maturation comes from our own experiences and those lessons we learn from those who come before us.  My mother, the late Barbara A. Whitaker-Jones always told me to never say never but at some point since she transitioned I’ve found myselfRead More

Looking Inside Myself

Yes, I’ve been successful, but in pursuing my goals I have also fallen flat on my face. Those disappointments may have discouraged me for a moment, but ultimately, tough times, pain, and even despair taught me valuable lessons. Ok, here’s my point: Over the last few years, I learned, I am my greatest asset! AndRead More

What then is the gift?

The gift is time! Embrace every moment, for time is a precious gift; given, yet easily snatched away. So honor the gift of time! Love time! Enjoy time! Embrace good times and bad times because there comes a time when time will be no more. Posted by Stacie

Looking Inside Myself

Healing did not happen overnight. Peace was not obtained without turmoil. Calmness did not magically appear without chaos. Clarity did not manifest without confusion. Love did not come without great understanding.  I have spoken these words over and over for the past 16 years and suddenly, this day, I realize the value in what I’veRead More

Take Away The Pain

Today’s message shares a common thread with every post written in the past, one of hope, of love, of encouragement, of uplift; but most importantly, one that is real and relates to each and every one of us. Pain unexpectedly seems to find us no matter how much we try to dodge it’s grip. HowRead More

Articulating Your Thoughts

As a writer, the ability to articulate your thoughts is crucial. It can also be difficult. In addition to writing, journaling may be beneficial to your writing.  Journaling keeps your writing consistent. Part of completing your manuscript, means being self discipline enough to work on it often. Journaling can assist you in creating the habitRead More