Creative Space

Finally embracing the fact that I am a writer. Enjoy!

THE FULLNESS OF GRATEFUL

A close friend said I was wrong. One cannot be both grateful and unhappy. I thought for a minute. Then he said, “if you’re not happy, you are not experiencing the fullness of grateful.” I appreciated his statement. We defined…

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Gratitude

Thanksgiving has passed. Whether you celebrate the Holiday or not (there’s good reason to protest the inception of the Holiday) understand that the holidays are tough for some. Thanksgivings are not always happy. Some people have lost loved ones and…

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COURAGE TO WRITE

All things REALLY do work together. I’ve been a writer all of my life, but I wrote secretly. No one read any of my work with the exception of an ex-boyfriend or two. I was terrified at the thought of…

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The Problem with Romanticizing our Elders

The problem with romanticizing our elders is that we don’t learn from their mistakes. Note, I use “mistakes” loosely. Maybe life lessons better describes what I’m trying to say. We act as if they did everything perfectly and then feel…

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Protect Your Legacy

When considering your legacy I believe most people only consider their professional legacy. Professional accolades and achievements are sought after. Don’t get me wrong; I think it’s pretty amazing that the granddaughter of a sharecropper is a practicing attorney. I…

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