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A Blessed Legacy

legacy: (noun) anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor I rubbed my hand across the familiar rust colored velvet couch with the filigree pattern of birds. The scent of my grandmother’s Thanksgiving dinner was wafting through the house. The aroma of nutmeg and poultry seasoning mixed with the scent of the collard greens was […]

Greenleaf: 4 Signs Lady Mae Didn’t Make Mommy & Me Time a Priority

Greenleaf: 4 Signs Lady Mae Didn’t Make Mommy & Me Time a Priority

The relationship a child has with its mother determines the way that adult will interact with the world around them. Their perceptions, feelings and actions are all filtered through the lens that connection provided. Those of you who have followed Blessed be the Tie for some time will know that I have suffered from mommy […]

Dear Butterfly, Find Your Future

Dear Butterfly, Find Your Future

For the past two days, we have been writing letters to the butterflies in our lives as part of the Dear Butterfly challenge. We have covered the topics of friends and forgiveness. Today, we will be writing letters about finding their futures. Read the letter to my daughter, Lynn. Dear Butterfly, You are so talented. […]

Dear Butterfly, She Broke My Heart

Dear Butterfly, She Broke My Heart

Dear Butterfly, I loved her. But, love isn’t the exact emotion to capture how I truly felt about her. I admired her. She was successful, ambitious and intelligent. She was a sweet and kind person. She had a way of having the difficult conversations without hurting my feelings. I wished I possessed that ability to articulate my […]

What about your friends, dear butterfly?

Relationships / Aug 15, 2016 / 13 Comments
What about your friends, dear butterfly?

Today is the first day of the Dear Butterfly challenge. Each day for the next three days participants are receiving a writing prompt to craft a letter to the butterflies in their lives. Haven’t joined the challenge yet? Join here.  Today’s prompt is about friends. Inspirational verse: 1 Corinthians 15:33 Do not be deceived: “Bad company […]

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