Cornered into choices, Decisions not your own. Fighting through the memories, Reacting to the bone. Sleeplessness, feeling out of control. Fighting for your place. Knowing your strength, Your willingness, The promises you make. Who controls the script? The observations placed on you? A strength is there, but overthrown, By those holding power over you. Fight… Continue reading Cornered
Pick up your pen and write with me Of powers misunderstood. The willingness inside of you To focus on the good. Fly away, sweet chickadee Away from dark despair. Your beauty lies inside of you Not for sale or fair. Robust your mind Through space and time, No label you shall bare. Unique and true… Continue reading Fly Away
It’s been a long time since I have written, and even longer since I’ve felt inspired to write. This saddens me a bit, as it was my lifeline and an integral part of my life for a long time. It also excites me, though! Feeling inspired to come back to something you once loved shows… Continue reading A Blank Page
A belated Happy New Year to you all. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a fresh start. 2017 was a difficult year for me and, from what I can tell, for a lot of people. But we are in a new year, and I want to issue a challenge. Let’s be kind… Continue reading A New Approach for 2018 – Kindness
What causes us to think we are not enough? It is a battle I contend with almost daily. And, as much as I would love to have someone to blame, it is hard to direct that kind of self-worth issue toward anyone other myself. Today was another day in the life of Amy, the… Continue reading Not Enough?
It has been almost one year since I left a stable, high paying job working for the Federal Government, took the savings I had, and started Forget Me Not Advocacy Group. For almost six months prior to this event, I worked hard to get the paperwork in order, obtain our 501(c)3 status, establish a Board, and… Continue reading Lessons I’ve Learned In the Past Year