Take me out of the game coach I don’t wanna play no mo If can’t give it all I got and leave it out there on the court Thank you for the Grace for the will and the desire Got me Living for your glory stead of living to retire But pray I never tire … Continue reading More Than A Game
(photo credit: Peekaboo Kabuki) The other night, I had an “Aha” moment. I knew I had dealt with sensory integration dysfunction my entire life, but it never really got, what I would consider, out of control. Some might call it being a complete clutz, but I like to think of it as being unSENSORed. Or … Continue reading S. O. S.
(As seen on Writers Of Elysian) I remember being there. Visiting my youngest sister in her room. Even with the vibrant colors decorating the bed, I could still feel the stone cold walls of her confinement. Seating myself against the wall, I called her over to pin her long, thin black hair into her favorite … Continue reading Are We Ready?
Hello my fellow readers, I know that it’s been a very long time since you’ve heard anything from me and I wanted to let you, as my readers, know what’s been happening in my little corner of the writing world, what to expect, look forward to, and exciting news. But, before I go on, if … Continue reading New season, New stuff
“Natalie! Please! Make it stop, it hurts to much!” my phone read as the screen illuminated, thus throwing shadows against my wall and near my bed. Still awake, my eyes struggled to focus on the text notification in my blackened bedroom. After a few minutes of talking to my friend, giving the best encouragement I … Continue reading When “Yes Lord” means a trial
Five years. I’ve grown up alot since I was diagnosed with autism at the age of 19. I’ve grown in some areas of communication, organization, speaking for myself, etc. but in others, I still struggle. I still feel lost and out of control at times. Of course, that is probably because I was officially diagnosed … Continue reading The Last Five Years
“Mirror mirror, mirror on the wall Tellin those lies, pointing out your flaws That isn’t who you are That isn’t who you are It might be hard to hear, but let me tell you dear If you can see what I can see, I know that you would believe That isn’t who you are There’s … Continue reading You are Priceless
America had it right years ago But its in the history books, that's as far as we know Now things have changed Teens, are told to not be challenged What would happen? If we took an empty book and cracked it open? Filled a page, or so it may seem Our society, it sounds so … Continue reading Doing Things Hard
Seasons come, seasons go America's grown, that we know But she's forgotten Forgotten our past The past we need to remember Our past there in `92, When Chris sailed the ocean blue. The Pilgrims who landed on Plymouth Rock, For them it was a shock. Since they survived the winter `20, We now have a … Continue reading Our Father’s Voice
I still remember it. Being on Facebook one day and a video of a little girl popped up on my screen with a "status update" from the Do Hard Things page. "Time for a pep talk" it read. Curious, I clicked on it and the clip came to life. There she was, a little girl … Continue reading Failing and Falling