• Personal Diaries

    New Beginnings

    Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca. This quote right here says it all for me. New beginnings definitely does mark the end of an old one and sometimes, life springs from death; hope from loss and strength from exhaustion and one thing they all have in common is will.  This will is what births the beautiful; what brings celebration to a once-upon a time mourning and what brings restoration to desolation. You know the beautiful thing I have discovered about life is that sometimes, life is not living what normal means to everyone, it is carving and determining what normal is and means to you.…

  • Personal Diaries

    I'm Renewing My Vows

    Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. ~ Thomas Fuller. Writing this piece took quite a long time. For some minutes, I was simply staring at my laptop while trying to pick my words. I did went AWOL so many times in year 2017 because I could tell you, that year was one of the most traumatic years of my life. I couldn’t wait for the year to roll by. I lost a lot of myself, I questioned my mental health and most importantly, I dared myself to survive again. I can tell you it feels weird having to tell y’all a Happy New Year while the first month…