Terrific Kid

By: Sylvie Griffiths, MBA My four kids have a good school. My oldest is diligently working towards making the basketball team next month. My two girls are navigating middle school’s massive amount of homework with their expanding social lives. And my youngest, Jake, is working through his second attempt at...

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Release

By Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS I feel your boot against my throat and your ego pressing on my breast. Still, I breathe. Sit in silence as I release the pressure between my thighs. Silky smooth and sweet. I will not thank you for being cruel. It does not inspire....

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Reckless Abandon 

By Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS Wildflowers along the roadside and into the valley speak. They smell fresh like freedom and open-air sprinkled amidst Alabama skies. I want to be baptized and cleaned forgiven and forgotten I want to be tossed away washed in the Locust Fork River left floating...

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Self-Care

By: Sylvie Griffiths, MBA Self-care is not a new concept to me. I have used its principles in my professional career as a cosmetologist. “Pamper yourself,” was the advice I constantly repeated to others. I felt pampering ourselves was a selfish endeavor on many different levels, and with that perspective,...

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Today

By: Tiffany Tunsil Today is the first day of one of the best days of your life! Today is a gift that’s why it’s called the present Tomorrow may never come so live to be the best version of you that you can be. Take the good build off of it,...

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Stop & Begin

By: Tiffany Tunsil I sit here wondering what is going to happen next I sit here wondering who is coming next I sit here wondering if I will ever breathe again I sit here wondering if I even matter at all I sit…I sit…. I sit Now is my time to...

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Halloween

By Sylvie Griffiths, MBA Halloween is a huge holiday in my world. As an avid horror fan, and lover of all things fall (which, yes, I am aware is a miracle in Florida), this day, and the month surrounding it are some of my favorite moments each year. I am...

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Who Am I?

By Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS I am the mother of Devon. I am flawed, yet beautiful. I am fearless, yet scared. I am a child and I am a woman. I know how to work. Yet, I have forgotten how to play with reckless abandon. I am loving, kind...

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Note to Self

By Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS When you write me, it will speak of tales of today, tomorrow and ever after. Describing persimmon trees, pecans, and pumpernickel smells wrapped in salty waves and crusty shores baking in the sun. You ask, “what shore?” I respond, “it depends on where we...

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The Fire Within

By Peter McCarthy Everything sets my soul on fire, but my spirit kills the fire with water, and the water is my brain and my thoughts. Negative. Confused. A daily battle only one wish would be to handle or dismantle. It’s an elusion and delusion and a trap without a...

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