Love ME First

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Her subconscious soul cries to be heard. Yearning to be made WHOLE!

She desperately wants to experience her worth, really! And so she constantly attempts to convince herself that she is indeed worthy…Confident!

A masquerade ball of emotions is the story of her life. Smiles and intentional words of affirmation dances, disguising occasional disappointments with self. Continue reading

my truth

strong

my truth is relevant.

my truth is beautiful.

my truth may come with some pain.

but my truth spoken is healing.

my truth is acceptance.

my truth is authentic.

my truth is attacked by lies.

but my truth, still, chooses life.

my truth dances beneath blue skies and white clouds of hope; it soars.

my truth paints with vivid colors of emotion; it brightens my story.

my truth is quiet.

my truth roars…

image source: by Steven Duarte

Seeing Beauty Amid Chaos

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God can use both stillness and chaos to shape his purpose for your life. He does not exist within the chaos, but he can use it for your good.

I can attest to the fact that sometimes life can throw you some unexpected curveballs. But one thing I’ve learned, and I’m still learning is that God is never through. Through every valley, every mountain top, thunderstorms and sunny skies, God is always working on your behalf.

When you’re in the midst of your storm

And calamity encircles the makings of your existence

Joy and peace may appear light years away

Frustration and fear attempting to smolder

What optimism was left within your soul

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Get to know me – I Am WOMAN!

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Falling in love with me never felt so good. And it’s not a vain type love. No!  It’s an intentional, in-depth, concrete and genuine dose of self-accepting type love. Who knew? Who knew having such a deep love for me could shed light on my worth. Introducing me to my value. Familiarizing me with what I deserve. Acquainting me with what I should and should not accept, as a woman & as a human being.

Who knew? Who knew a love like this could fill a void so deep in my soul. For so long I thought I needed others to fill this void – hallow, wide, far and empty. This black hole needed your love. It needed your validation, your acceptance, your affirmation. It needed you to see my beauty. But, no more! Continue reading

Afta’ while, I Fell Head-Over-Heals with Myself

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How does one see the beauty within when it is covered in filth? Covered in the dirt and grime of self-imposed doubts and lies inhaled at the mercy of low-self-esteem; suffocating the true beauty lying within. I’ll tell you how. One-day-at-a-time!

Grateful that I am not where I was, I still know that more work needs to be done. But, I.Am.Hopeful. I am confident in the growth taking place and excited for what my future holds. I am falling head-over-heals in love with ME – and oh what a feeling it is!

But I can see her. I see the insecure beauty hiding in women across the world. I see her potential being held down by hands of deceit and mendacity choking the life out of her existence. Years of accepting untruths have caused her to remain stuck. Wedged in-between a gap of “I’m not worthy” and “there has to be more”! She wants to fix what’s in the full length mirror, but…

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A Painted Masterpiece: With Every Stroke of Love, With Every Brush of Pain

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Don’t allow fear to distract you from the truth

You are worthy

 

The clouds of contrary thoughts

racing through your mind,

blocks the rays of light trapped inside of you –

waiting to break free

 

Afraid to shower the world with all your sweet, candy coated goodness

you hide behind the obscurities of your comfort zone,

nuzzled and content in your blanket of mediocrity.

 

It’s OK to be vulnerable

To be bold with your craft

Allow your heart to embrace the unique intricacies

that mold the refined artistry

that is your beauty

 

Speak life. Inhale courage. Exude confidence.

Create.

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