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Pieces of me

Inspiration for those who warrior on

flag of U.S.A. standing near tomb

Time will continue to do what it does, but as long as I love my daddy, there will be grief. And try as it might, the haze cannot shield all the pain, and time cannot erase the love.

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Meme with crown: Get comfortable being uncomfortable

Today is the legendary Black author, Toni Morrison’s 88th Birthday. If you are not a fan of hers, I’d be willing to bet you have not read much or any of hers. About a month ago, I wrote this piece, ON MLK’S HOLIDAY, I’M ASKING WHITE FOLK TO GET UNCOMFORTABLE. Therein, I encourage introspection and …

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person holding pen writing a valentine or love note

Love is elusive sometimes when we seek only romantic love. But love is patient. Love is kind, and that may be easier to find. The “why don’ts” fall off the tongue so easily, like little truth bombs. Why doesn’t my partner do this and that? Why doesn’t he notice this or why doesn’t she understand …

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party balloons and confetti

Happy Blogiversary to pieces-of-me.com! Don’t you love made-up words? But it has been a year since I dusted off this website which I had opened in 2014 thinking I would use it to tell kid and gardening stories. I wrote This is Me, and just kept writing. Inspiration In the background, I was being inspired …

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