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    Ricochet: a verb meaning to bounce off something at an angle.  When it comes to firearms, a ricochet can be dangerous and deadly. When it comes to life, it can go either way. A verbal “bullet” will always be deflected in one way or another. A bad relationship can ricochet emotional baggage into every relationship ...
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    Everyone has been told at least once in their life to have faith. This can mean so many different things depending on one’s personal beliefs. For me, it is what I live my life by. Having grown up in a very traditional Catholic family, I don’t remember not having God as the center of my ...
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    They say it’s okay to walk away, but no one ever said it would be easy. I like to think I’ve learned a lot in the last couple of years. When I was younger, I wanted to be nothing short of conventional. I wanted to be a housewife and I wanted to live in my ...
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    Dear God, This is not an easy thing to write. A very large part of me wonders if I’m writing from a place of selfishness rather than from a place a forgiveness, strength, and love, which is where I hope most of my open letters come from. In the past year or so, I revisited ...
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    “Possible risk of death.” What do you mean, a possible risk of death? Sure, are you kidding? That toxic haze I feel As if it’s already over. Sometimes I think that, l have been dead for years. Will today be the day, My heart stops beating? If I leave my mother behind, Will she be ...
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    Recently, while surfing my social media (again), I came across a reply to a post about pedophilia. This seems to be a hot topic because of the R. Kelly (R&B Singer & Songwriter) situation, and some of the choices he’s made in his career with younger girls. I do not condone this behavior at all, ...
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    Dear God, The things that are happening should make me happy. I don’t think it’s my anxiety and I don’t think it’s my depression. I’m just so confused and every day seems like a struggle between the person that I once was, the person that I want to become and the person that I am currently. I believe ...
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      This is an open letter to my best friend and sister who passed away this past February 2017. I wanted to write this letter to her and share the many emotions I have felt since her loss. She was someone so special whom I will always carry in my heart. However, since her passing, ...