I saw a photo the other day of an attractive black woman wearing a shirt that read, “A blogger saved my life.” I had been wrestling with…… Read more “The Secret About Suicide.”
Author: Stephanie Holbrook
10 Things About the Past 10 Years…
I saw a meme recently that said, “This decade is three months from being over, do that thing you’ve wanted to do.” That thought, heck, that fact,…… Read more “10 Things About the Past 10 Years…”
Fear. It’s something that has been ingrained in us since ingestion of the forbidden fruit. Everyone has their own; all while being shared by someone else. Fear…… Read more “Fear”
Brave Isn’t Beautiful…
Here lately God has been putting me through the. freaking. wringer. Ya’ll. I’m not even joking, I’ve cried EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. Since Friday. Today is Wednesday. (and…… Read more “Brave Isn’t Beautiful…”
My Family Doesn’t Fulfill Me.
Imagine what it was like saying my truth in a Southern Baptist Church setting; my truth? My family doesn’t fulfill me. That’s what a “Southern Belle” exists…… Read more “My Family Doesn’t Fulfill Me.”
Today I didn’t…
Today, I didn’t separate donated clothes, fold, and hand them over to thankful, poverty stricken people who nodded in appreciation and grinned as they received them.…… Read more “Today I didn’t…”
The Conviction of Comparison.
I don’t like it when I think something ugly. I usually tuck it far back into the recesses of my mind and try VERY hard not to…… Read more “The Conviction of Comparison.”
I Wasn’t Ready For This Age…
I can remember when I received a bag of hand-me-downs from a friend who’s little girl had outgrown her size ten clothing. My baby, at the…… Read more “I Wasn’t Ready For This Age…”
Writing is Like Pumping.
Yea, you read that title right. Writing is like pumping. Perhaps you’re raising an eyebrow and thinking, “What you mean pumping?!” I mean like pumping your breastmilk.…… Read more “Writing is Like Pumping.”
I Have to be Reminded..
Maybe I’m the odd-ball out, the exclusion to the rule, the defect in a world full of cookie cutter perfection. I guess I am the crumbly cookie…… Read more “I Have to be Reminded..”