I am a descendant of one of Jamestown's first Colonists. He arrived here to North America in 1620 on the Bona Nova ship. He is my 11th great grandfather on my father's side. I discovered this information while researching my family tree. I am a descendant of someone who survived the transatlantic slave trade. They… Continue reading More Than Face Value
We are currently living in uncertain times yet I find myself feeling more certain about being myself. Letting go of my insecurities is a beautiful process. I feel a load lightening and more free to speak my inner thoughts and feelings. I rarely let people in and now I say: ‘forget that.’ life is too… Continue reading Find security within yourself
I think it's strange how there are so many people out in the world representing things that they do not understand. I see the appeal of just mimicking the actions of others but, when you do that, you rob yourself of the knowledge and the free will to think for yourself. If nothing else in… Continue reading Knowledge is free
I am currently, and slowly, reading Jodi Picoult's A spark of light. If you haven't heard of it, no worries, I won't spoil the story but I will refer to it some throughout this post. We are living in an age of publicly opinionated people. For most, they choose to hide behind their computer screen,… Continue reading Live your free-willed life
Our history is rich with the desire for freedom. No matter what you do in life, there will always be someone or something that prevents you from achieving the level of freedom you desire. Take the early settlers from Europe. They did not like the English king telling them what to do so they started… Continue reading Freedom
Social media has been a struggle for me recently. As an indie author and blogger, it is up to me to market my products and get noticed. I published my first book this year but I haven't been marketing it as I should. I have been trying to gain more followers so that I could… Continue reading Be true to you!