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Success is no accident…

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do." ~ Pelé I promised to keep you updated on the progress of my debut publishing experience and here I am! When I arrived home from work on Friday, I … Continue reading Success is no accident…

Taking the next step…

"Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find the right road." ~ Dag Hammerskjold I've been looking down for the a long time. Questioning everything. Picking and pulling myself apart over and over again. Convincing myself that both … Continue reading Taking the next step…

Home…

"Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed." ~ Alexander PopeToday, my heart is heavy.Yesterday, a Black Lives Matter protest was held in the town I live in. Before I begin with my personal reflection on the event, here is the link to my Facebook live feed: https://www.facebook.com/lozmb/videos/10164144207665157/ . I understand … Continue reading Home…

#BlackLivesMatter

“The ultimate measure of a person is not where one stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where one stands in times of challenge and controversy.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. EDIT: 10/06/2020 This post has been edited to remove the identifying information of my family due to personal reasons. If you don't know … Continue reading #BlackLivesMatter

Sticks & stones…

"Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." ~ Unknown It's an old adage that spans centuries and continents. It's heard in playgrounds, over garden fences, through sibling bedroom doors. It's uttered by the very old and the very young alike, in various forms and adaptions, but always to the … Continue reading Sticks & stones…