Change maker

Every day I wake determined Determined to make a change Take a stand Inspire Encourage Leave my mark Define my purpose Every night I lay down exhausted Exhausted with my efforts To meet my goal Everyday is not a success However blessed tomorrow is another chance Refuse to admit defeat I understand progress takes time […]

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Remarkable Grace

I have a friend who has this quiet courage. She’s not boastful or conceded, she doesn’t pretend to have answers to her questions or act like she has it together. She’s real, raw, vulnerable and is learning to navigate through her life. She stumbles and loses her way, finds herself and pushes through. My friend […]

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Day of the….

GIRL It’s the Day of the Girl. What exactly is that? What does it even mean? In 2018 Plan International Canada has marked October 11 is asking its girls to defy normal. It’s the thought that normal is girls being denied equality. They are encouraging the celebration of girls that dare to be Defiant Girls […]

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Giving my head a shake

News flash….. It’s 2018….. I needed to pretext this post with the date because I can not believe what is coming after. I have a necklace, on the pendant it says Feminist. At work today someone (a woman I work with) asked me what it said. So I said “Feminist” she said “that’s what I […]

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Haiku 16 & 17

Everytime I cry I’m comforted by your smile Telling me to rise . . . . . . . We will rise above Never lie down and give up Always a new dawn . . .

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Know… means NO

It’s front page these days, another sexual assault, another man, another survivor. You can’t turn anywhere these last few weeks and not be smacked in the face with an instance of sexual assault.  The #metoo and #timesup movements are still making waves daily.  Sexual assault and sexual harassment are talked about more now then I […]

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Dark Corner Memories

You live in the darkest part of me its cold there, a place that is rarely visited and often forgotten. However in that corner it’s where you reside. On the rare occasion when you make an appearance in my memories you are met with disgust and resistance. I once welcomed you, felt comforted by your […]

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#BelieveSurviors

To those who came before me. And sadly those who came after I believe you We believe you Every remembered unwelcomed touch Every breath against your violated skin I believe you We believe you Your story is one of strength One of survival Do NOT feel shame I believe you WE believe you Do not […]

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Her

Her beauty Breathtaking Her intelligence Inspiring Her passion Infectious Her temperament Serene Her strength Unwavering Her determination Unmatched Her story Untold

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What kind of person?

What kind of person are you? Are you the one that lives in the past Or embraces change with encouragement Do you allow those you love to make their own mistakes to learn from Or interject with your experiences assuming the same outcome What kind of person are you? Do you love with wild abandonment, […]

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