It’s All In The Details

We have had the privilege of visiting the Library of Congress last Saturday and the details from the outside of the building, all the way to the interior design, is just outstanding! Can you imagine how much work went into completing such meticulous designs? Which makes me wonder, how much work does God set aside…

Riding Through Life

Nothing is ever too late. I never learned how to bike. My brothers didn’t get their first bike until they were in high school. I tried learning. But then, I was told that biking can take away a girl’s virginity and you know how important that was back then? So I quit. That.. and my…

The Day I Finally Grew Up

“I always thought I was a grown-up. It turned out, being a grown-up requires more than my thoughts that I am one…” I wish I could tell you exactly when that was….or what brought about the change. One day, I just woke up feeling like a different person. It’s that change that kind of slaps…

True Connections

Back when I first joined Facebook nine years ago (I think), I thought it was the best thing that ever happened since the internet. Imagine being able to connect to hundreds, even thousands of people and friends that you haven’t talked to or seen for years. Imagine being able to share photos with family within…

The Day I Quit Quoting Verses

I can’t say I am a very religious person. I don’t read my bible as much as I should. I don’t go to church as often as needed or as I used to. At some point in my life, I started a blog called Pondered Thoughts. It is a place where I shared my thoughts…

Women Empowering Women

“Us women, need to see our worth without the approval of anyone. Our worth is not measurable by the clothes we wear, the shape of our body, how beautiful we are or what others think of us. Know your worth and the rest of the world will.” If I asked you right now, how much…

Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea

Be your own kind of beautiful… When I was younger, I worried a lot about what others thought of me. I got upset easily on their opinions, more so if it’s something that is not true, and yes something that I don’t agree with. It took me a whole forty-eight years to change that outlook…

May Flowers

Can you believe it’s May already?!? I was able to explore a new place yesterday and I am so happy for the chance to do that. Very much needed. Being able to photograph nature always has that “feel good” effect on me. Here are just some of the photos I took yesterday. Hope you enjoy!…

Of Rains, Blooms and Sun{Rises}

“When it rains, it pours. Then comes the blooms. And the best part about it, after every storm, the sun rises. And so are you.” It’s been a soaking – rainy days here in the Carolinas the past few days. To say that it’s a welcome sight to see the sun shining again is an…

Forty Plus Eight

“Each birthday, I count not the years but the blessings given, lessons learned, tears and laughter in between and people who stayed within.” Eight days ago, I celebrated my birthday in solitude. It’s been two years now, I think, since I had my birthday set in private on a social media platform. This year, I…