via Daily Prompt: Churn The ingredients of despair pours into the bowl of my heart. The hurt turns with the mixture of anger and hate. How do I come out of this pain? The ache? This recipe calls for a bitter taste. I can taste the salt. But you came along. A mixture of sweetness. … Continue reading Churn My Heart
My creative writing workshop challenged me to write a fact or secret on paper. I then had to write a poem or short story based on it. Let's see if you can figure it out. *warning* You will laugh, shake your head, and tell me, "Carlene, you need help." Happy Reading! Upon arrival, Melissa uncontained … Continue reading Mel, issa Problem!
It started at 11:45pm in the evening. I awoke from afternoon nap. The pain ripped through my body making it unbearable for me to move. Tired is an understatement. I’m not only tired physically, I’m tired mentally and emotionally. Years of going through some things can absolutely wear you down. Let me go back to … Continue reading THE ANSWER
Never in a million years would I've ever seen this place as my second home. It’s not glamourous. It’s not completely safe. It’s not warm. It’s not comfortable. Many people come to my second home-some do not leave. Meds and doctors are everywhere. Patients ranging from adults to the youngest of the youngest. Many talk … Continue reading My Second Home
Hey, Everyone! I’m hoping all is well with each and every one of you. How’s your summer? So far, mine is going great. I’m reuniting with family and friends I haven’t seen in years which is why I haven’t written a blog in a while. My aim, when starting this blog, was to write … Continue reading Blog Update
Wisdom is important
Grace and Peace. We at IHP have started looking at the book of Proverbs at our Wednesday Night Bible Study. I want to invite you to our Bible Study. I really believe the Bible helps us to make our lives better. My life has improved because of the word of God. I know the Bible can and will improve your life as well.
Let’s look at the text:
Prov. 1:2 ¶ Their purpose is to teach people wisdom and discipline,
to help them understand the insights of the wise. NLT
The Bible helps us because it teaches us Wisdom, Discipline, Understanding, and Insight. This word, the Bible, will teach us to live disciplined and successful lives. I want my life to be exemplary. I want the best for my self. I have learned wisdom helps me make better decisions. Better decisions leads to less mistakes and that means I…
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On a hot summer day, two ladies sat across from each other on the train. Each one wore a summer dress, sandals, makeup, jewelry, and carried a tote bag. Each woman wore her hair up in a bun with flower hair accessories to adorn it. Woman one frowned as woman two smiled. Woman one peered … Continue reading The Case of the Two Women
Today, scrolling through my newsfeed of my Facebook, I notice all the posts about graduation, whether it's for my friends' children or for themselves. At first, I'm going to be very honest, it made me feel a certain way for years...until now. For the past couple of years, my life has taken a totally different … Continue reading Mines