It's my favorite ladies birthday today. My mom. She's given me so much, and I am the most blessed to possess (cute rhyme, right?) her smile, her laugh and her name. I wrote this poem for mom when I was in Grade 11. And it's still, a decade later one of my personal fav's. I…
I've been kind of having a pretty difficult time lately. Well, actually a kind of brutal time. And you know what's been honestly quite amazing? I've been reading back through my own posts and my own words and I've been inspired by, well, myself. Slow down a second there? Inspiring yourself you say? Hmmm...that's kinda…
"Don't forget who you are," he said to me. "Just be yourself." And with that, I took a deep breath, a much needed breath, and settled into myself.
Thank you. You've delivered me from hell.
"Chin up," she said to me. -Mandy Halbot
An update from Shannon. Felt like I should share it with you all. Restoring faith in humanity, one hurricane at a time. Love to all those affected. Mandy
Many friends of mine and of my family have been writing to check in on my oldest brother and his wife, and their three beautiful children who live in Houston, Texas. Houston, if you haven't tuned into the news in like a week, has been hit be a catastrophic storm. Hurricane Harvey has swept through…
I'm already on fire and the flames are uncontrolled in my neighbourhood and spreading, and then you continue to come over me like a strong wind, relentlessly, Everything is burning up and I need some water or a surrender a white flag I need a cease fire.
I'm just trusting whole-heartedly, blindly, faithfully and completely in the totality of the power of the universe. and I hope, I really hope, that doesn't kill me.
The memory of you has melted into my pale green eyes, where it will live forever, if you look closely enough you'll see yourself there undressing me. oh, your touch has burned and branded me yours.