Mercy ROCKS my world.
( This short observation was written by my dynamic, amazing, talented pen-pal, Mercy Adhiambo. She sends me her personal journals with several remarkable stories about her adventures in journalism, life, love, and insights about Kenya. I particularly appreciated and loved this one! She was about 20 years old when she wrote it.)
A wounded deer leaps the highest. – Emily Dickinson
—MY INNER CHICK’S 2nd Annual Writing Contest opens September 5th, 2016, with an entry deadline of November 5th, 2016.
THEME: Write About Someone or Something That Has Changed Your Life in a dramatic, transformative, powerful way.
Our beautiful, gentle Kay.
*****15 Reasons She ( My Sister ) Stayed In An Abusive Marriage*****
~A Culture Of Excuses
( a note: before you start bitching, I used ‘He,” in this post, but “She” is also relevant)
He had a bad childhood.
He wasn’t loved enough.
He was loved too much.
“You can’t cage an eagle for long without destroying it.” ― Patricia Briggs
Dedicated to my darling sister, Kay, whom was murdered 6 years ago on May 26 by her estranged husband. I will love you forever and always, until the end of time.
~~~While chatting with the science teacher today, I notice a small plastic bag with a dragonfly inside. Me being me, I pick up the bag to get a closer look. I glare into it like one of those stupid human beings gawking at zoo animals. To be truthful, I detest animals locked up, monkey’s running to and fro from boredom, silverback gorillas stuck behind smeared glass, and the king of the jungle caged up like a trophy.
***Here is my friend, Nikki’s, letter to her daddy in Lebanon as told by the beautiful, Jodi Aman. I love both of you so much. Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of this platform for love, encouragement, transformation, unity, & support.***