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Carry Only What You Need For The Journey

“The knowledge we need to face most of life’s experiences is imprinted on our genes. It was passed on to us by our grandmothers, reinforced through and by our mothers” Iyanla Vanzant This is a powerful concept and one that I have been grasping at the root for about a year now. This also ties […]

Shame, Shoes and Stones: The Skeletons in My Closet

“Shame dies when stories are told in safe places” Yesterday morning while I was cleaning the juicer I started screaming and hollering. The screams and hollers bellowed from my belly. My heart felt so heavy and I had to get it out. There were three huge, long hollers. My stomach hurt . The same hurt […]

A Sojourn Back Home: My Book of Poems

“When the dust settles and all that is left is the bones of who you have always been. Will you be brave enough to sing them to life” Jessi Mendez Many of you may not know, but I wrote a book of poems and self-published the book this summer. I’d like to share the introduction […]

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The Trees Teach Us The Beauty of Death

“In the end only three things matter: How much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you” Buddha My daughter and I took a walk at the park and we marveled at the radiance and gloriousness of the changing colors of the leaves. She exclaimed, […]

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About Me

Greetings!, I’m Kathleen and I’ve been writing since I was 14. I write what I live, love, struggle through and overcome. Dr. John Henrik Clark said, “Take what you do best and do it for your people” and this blog is just that. One of my attempts to add some sunshine, hope, love and knowledge to my people!

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