a writer, a blogger, a wife, a mother, a sibling, and generally an excellent villager for those in my space. I am the author of Sister In The Shadow.
In the shadow, you learn to support, to encourage, to care for others, to silence your voice, and to postpone your own dreams, visions, and goals. Ofttimes Kim had difficulty recognizing herself because her identity had become that of the person in whose shadow she resided. Kim is no longer in the shadows. She is a blogger, storyteller, and excellent villager whose poignant, authentic, and often witty voice resonates with folks of all ages, genders, ethnicities, and identities. At the request of readers, she compiled blog posts from her website with the same name. Her passion and purpose is to encourage, empower, and enlighten others by sharing her life journey.
I have tried for at least three days to complete this blog post. When I realized I would not get it done Saturday, I resigned myself to being alright with spending Sunday morning with my pen to paper. That didn’t happy either and I became pretty aggravated. Before feeling like a complete failure, I thought […]
My daddy used to say, “Just keep living.” In general, he said that when something would happen to elicit a response of shock, surprise, or awe. As much as I have tried to plan the details of my life and script the next moves, life with determination and zeal brought unexpected events that altered the […]
I have had a love-hate relationship with technology for many years. I have been frustrated by mandated updates, spam, and lost data. My frustrations have come as a result of slow working processing systems and human mishaps. I wondered why devices have not been able to withstand my family dropping phones on the ground, dropping […]
Winning and losing means so many things to so many people. The terms winning and losing go beyond competitive games. I use the word “winning” to acknowledge or affirm actions or a set of circumstances that result in favorable outcomes. In my opinion, winning always has a positive connotation for the winner. Winners tend […]