Quote of the Week

"Fear is the resultant answer to acts or impending acts of terror that have high probability of causing harm or further harm. Fear can leave a person in a state of mental or physical paralysis." It can be gripping... squeezing the very precious sense of hope out of one's being. It commits thievery.. stealthily robbing …

Why I love..

Understanding, Undemanding, Uncomplicated, Untroubled,   Being able to love and fall in love is so easy. ¬†You don't learn to love when it happens, it just.... happens. But what comes with love- comes with indifference, no one seems to tell you. I fell in love when I was 15. I thought I knew what love …

Poem of the Week

Possibilities by Karen Babcock I used to think that my limitations were more important than my possibilities. unhappy because I was not always accepted, because I was shy because I was different, I blamed my troubles on my weaknesses, never considering my strengths, wanting what I did not have, but always thought I needed. But …

Hating Yourself

I blamed all my differences and struggles on being Tongan. I hated who I was. Not because I knew I was different, but because I wanted to be someone I wasn't. I spent most of my childhood in Orange County California. A small 2 bedroom townhouse holding all 13 of my family members. Race and …