I sat on the balcony overlooking the gardens, the humidity kissed air caressed my skin. I was soaking in the quietness and warmth of this tropical paradise, the chosen escape in celebration of my birthday when my solitude was interrupted. It was room service delivering breakfast my friend had ordered to surprise me. It was […]

“As you say, my lord, O king, I am yours, and all that I have. (1 kings 20)   These words by themselves sound like an act of worship to a worthy God and King but in context it is one King’s tame and submissive response – an act of surrender to the demands of […]

Each surge of guilt stripped another layer of her heart leaving it raw.  Like salty ocean currents on open wounds condemnation, steeped to her very core. 

All over the island stands our national tree the lignum-vitae, known as ironwood for its strength; emblematic of the tenacity of a people. This time of year, it is a sheer delight to witness the site of lignum-vitae trees almost enshrouded in yellow Sulphur butterflies in their frenzied mating ritual. One afternoon as I savored […]

Broken Ripped to shreds! Pursuit of virtue lies wasted, A dream as good as dead   She who I desire to be is not the one I see through tear filled eyes reviewing my history The war of worlds inside me so real I lay exhausted, counting new battle scars before old ones heal Sick […]

Broken Ripped to shreds! Pursuit of virtue lies wasted, A dream as good as dead She who I desired to be is not the one I see through tear filled eyes reviewing my history The war of worlds inside me so real I lay exhausted counting new battle scars before old ones heal Sick to […]