If you have spent 2.5 seconds around Latin Americans, specifically Mexicans, you probably know a little urban legend about La Llorona- the weeping woman. For my friends who are not familiar with this folklore, allow me to share one of the many versions of this particular tale. Maria (la llorona) was a beautiful woman who … More Tales from a girl stuck in quarantine (part one): Llorona Virus
“What if we rewrite the stars?Say you were made to be mineNothing could keep us apartYou’d be the one I was meant to find“ “No one can rewrite the starsHow can you say you’ll be mine?Everything keeps us apartAnd I’m not the one you were meant to find“ Six o’clock turned into seven-thirty and even … More I’ll be “sure” again- one day!
My Child, You may not know me, but I know everything about you.Psalm 139:1 I know when you sit down and when you rise up. Psalm 139:2 I am familiar with all your ways. Psalm 139:3 Even the very hairs on your head are numbered. Matthew 10:29-31 For you were made in my image. Genesis … More Love Letters: (Part Eleven) My Child
As we are raised by our parents and grow up to be adults of our own, there are certain things we look forward to, to build a life and a legacy of our own, such as, love, getting married, having a family and growing old with our life’s mate … More Love Letters: (Part Ten) Yearning for Fatherhood
Dear Unrequited, It is something not all of us have the horror of experiencing; The Few. The Proud. The Confused. While America’s mightiest warriors might make little of this comedic lexicon, we get it. Unrequited love sucks. I’m not too sure about the “few” aspect, I admit. I do lean towards the belief that every … More Love Letters: (Part Eight) Dear Unrequited
Hey darling, I just wanted to write you a quick note for the days that aren’t Instagram worthy, the days when everything seems to go wrong, when the emotional trauma from the sexual assault seems to take over, the days when your failures seem to be pushing out of the closet and you can no … More Love letters: (Part seven) A Letter to Myself
My Precious Little One, I can’t believe all this time has gone by and I’ve never truly allowed myself to embrace the realness of you. When I actually took the time to imagine what you would be like, my heart was overwhelmed by the love I felt for you. I never realized how much emotion … More Love letters: (Part Six) To My Precious Little One
A love letter to myself last winter.As I pondered who I should write a letter to, God reminded me of how faithful He’s been and the healing that has taken place in my own heart since then. A year ago, I was grieving a broken engagement and it was the most devastating heartache of my … More Love Letters: (Part Five) To MYSELF last winter
Our Heavenly Father advises us to build relationships with believers. (2 Corinthians 6:14) But what happens when we find ourselves in marriages with men that are not believers or aren’t as spiritually mature as we hope for them to be. In my experience, telling my husband what he should believe or challenging my husband on … More Love letters: (Part three) Dear troubled wife that wants him to change & doesn’t want to change herself.
If you’re anything like me, the times you’ve actually been “chosen” for something are few and far between– team sports, contests, you name it! You can imagine my shock when I was selected to serve on a jury in 2016; this was (low-key) a👏 very👏 INVIGORATING 👏moment. Coming from someone who doesn’t often get selected, … More Overcoming Pharisee: [in progress]