“Let Me Be What I Am”

Let me be what I am by Sharlene Samuel Let me be what I am Not what you wish for me. I cannot fit into your plan; That's not the life for me. The pomp and pride of yesterday Have vanished in the air; The honest human being today Must be free from inward fear. … Continue reading “Let Me Be What I Am”

In memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014): “Still I rise”

Still I Rise Maya Angelou, 1928 - 2014 You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in … Continue reading In memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014): “Still I rise”

“It’s all about happiness”

"Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is. " - Maxim Gorky It can sometimes be challenging seeing the good in a situation or being happy despite facing a problem. It is very easy to become bugged down with … Continue reading “It’s all about happiness”