Hate: A Pernicious Trait

As children, we do not ask to be brought into this world Our cry for help is often unheard; What would it take before you help the little boy or girl Why must we scream and shout before we are heard? In the world full of heinous hate I sit with a servant’s heart Because…

Heroes Are The Ones That Live To Tell The Story

Have you ever felt like your patience was running thin? Have you ever felt like the closer you get to the things you want, the further success seems? Have you ever just been so tired of trying to figure out what happens next, that you go into shut down mode?

2015 in review

Let me start off by thanking everyone who has read, commented, liked, share and supported this blog. It has been a roller coaster, but so much good has come from the encouragement and transparency of the posts written. So thank you to the person reading this! You matter to me!

Break the Silence: Feel Something, Say Something

Have you ever felt like you were trapped; not physically but enslaved to your thoughts? Have you ever tried screaming for help, but it seemed like you were on mute? Have you ever found yourself apologizing so much for something you could not control? Have you ever been in so much pain that there were…

Daddy/Daughter Panel Discussion 2

#ICYMI: Tune in for part two of the panel discussion as Gracies Award Winner, Elisa Tang, Carson Tang, Arielle Burton and Frank Burton Jr. discuss their experiences with Fran Spencer. There will be more stories and laughter.

This Little Light of Mine

Art therapy helped one little girl find the voice she had within. 5-year-old Iris Grace from Leicestershire, United Kingdom was diagnosed with autism in 2011. “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development,” according to the Autism Speaks Website. The disease affects a person…

Gone are the Days…

In a competitive world, employers are not searching for someone who specializes in one area but for someone who can do it all. This is seen in music, sports, acting and much more. Employers are not just looking for the best of the best but for those who can exceed expectations in all areas, especially…

A Tribute to World Press Freedom

May third is significant because it was a day created to raise awareness concerning the many countries around the world that do not have freedom of the press and how some regimes do not respect the freedom of expression. World Freedom Press Day is also a commemoration for journalists who have lost their lives, trying…

Not Defined by Scars

Can there ever be too much love and does love cause pain, especially when it comes to physically? “One in four women (25%) has experienced domestic violence in her lifetime.”

Women’s History Month

March marks the month women are celebrated for all they do. In the United States, women started with just a day (International Women’s Day, 1911) and then they had a week and now, Women’s History Month exist yearly for all women. Here at Hofstra University, there have been several events occurring all over campus to…

The Voice of the Voiceless

Beaten down to a pulp without any rhyme or reason Under a ton of pressure, I feel I can handle this on my own Letting go of the past and trying to start anew this season Losing it all, I wish I would have known; I never imagined things would get this out of control…