Heroes

My original idea of a hero is the dictionary.com definition. It can be summed up as, someone who is noted for courageous acts, someone who has special achievements, or an immortal being.  I envision Superman, Super woman, Captain America, Veterans, women who defy odds, stuff like that. I have never felt the craving to be like Super…

Fill it with your insides

Turn yourself inside out and bleed.

Kill me

I will not yield to any man contrary to what is right, for fear of death, even if I should die at once for not yielding. -Socrates Fear is a monster. There is healthy fear like don’t run on a wet floor. But then there is a fear that other humans can invoke in us….

The Wreckage

These seas feel so empty I drift endlessly waiting to see land waiting to get off this wreckage. Give me space with shooting stars and galaxies. give me hope and a kiss safely planted on my lips. I will float I will paddle until I see shore. The storms are tiring my splintered soul the…

Behind the writer

There is a lot that seems to go on behind the curtain of the writing community. But I’m going to share a list of 7 ways to help understand how to better support a writer. 1. Help them to acknowledge they’re hard work. In comparison to societies idea of work it may feel as if they…

Becoming Jayne

Receiving messages in my inbox has given me the idea to explain why I have changed my name to Becoming Jayne. It is not that I am in the process of becoming my middle name. It may seem like that at face value but there is more to it. Growing into a successful adult required…

Grapefruits

The walls aren’t talking to me anymore. The paper has been torn away and I have nothing left to peel. Besides grapefruits. I always loved my grapefruits peeled like oranges. I used to watch my grandmother eat hers with sugar and one of those serrated spoons. She would come in the living room and plunk…

5 things I learned from living in my car

Public Libraries are gifts from the community I was delighted every morning to have a place where I could go to write and read books in peace without feeling out of place. It was always nice to get out of the heat and the librarians were always pleasant and willing to help. Plus, free WiFi….

Up there?!

After doing some morning writing and getting my munchkie on the bus, I had to get out of the house for a walk. I usually wouldn’t bring my dog because she isn’t leash trained. When other dogs show up she tends to be a bit more aggressive. Since it was early and cold, I didn’t…

I am an Unbeliever

Let me start by saying, no, I am not referring to Christianity in anyway. I am a Christian. I am referring to the devils voice inside my head, to the haters, and to those who expect me to fail. I am absolutely an unbeliever. It’s funny, once you have a break through, how many things…