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 …
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 …
Find a way to slow down and think about your love for the people in your life. Think about why you love. Think about how you show your love. Think about the importance of that love.
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 …
His legacy shouldn’t be one that makes us feel comfortable with “good enough.”
Here are some articles about the fresh start of the New Year from blogs that I enjoy reading:
There’s something about the beginning of a new school or calendar year that feels like someone has hit the reset button.
In 2019, I will be focusing on doing more of those things that worked, but personally, I want to focus on accepting what isn’t a half-bad life that I am living.
You can’t compare your normal, every-day messy attempts at life to those perfected portrayals on social media or to the memories of pies perfected over a life time.
So, live your full-messy, not Facebook-worthy life!
Even if you are still unconvinced that the law should protect those of us with preexisting conditions, go vote! Even if health insurance coverage isn’t what you most care about, go vote! Even if you think your vote won’t matter, go vote.