The Beast

There are women all over the globe walking among the crowds, physically and emotionally battered. Bruises meticulously covered to ensure no one can see through to their pain. The secret is safe, long as the black and blues stay below the shoulders.  Aggression that can happen to any woman because it crosses cultural, educational, financial and … Continue reading The Beast

Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

While many AW readers are familiar with the articles about women and motivational pieces I've written, you might not all know about other works included in AW's collection. I wrote The Cost of Her Jewels late in the second half of 2017. The storyline came to me during the time I was writing for divorcehub. … Continue reading Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

“The Grape”

The MeToo movement was created to provide support for survivors of sexual violence. The group began to help young minorities living in economically disadvantaged communities deal with this traumatic event. The world took greater notice to the movement about a year ago. Celebrity voices stepped up to speak against the abuse of power being used … Continue reading “The Grape”

Alive

On Tuesday, I took the day off to spend with my teenage daughter who was off school. We took advantage of the quiet weekday to check out a matinee. It was easy deciding on the movie since we have similar interests in films. We gravitate towards films that show the strength of our human spirit. … Continue reading Alive

The Power of Words

Books are gifts of knowledge. The libraries around the world hold millions of pages of writings. This collection of information carries an endless variety of stories with authors’ display of their own perception and understanding of the world around us. These manuscripts hold many stories containing characters of different point of views, lives, lessons we … Continue reading The Power of Words

Nadie Vive en Cabeza de Nadie Pero Cuantas Vidas Tenemos Que Perder?

Hoy el mundo perdio una madre, hija y esposa.  Fallecio la diseñadora Kate Spade de un aparente suicidio. Nuestra cabeza es un mundo de profundidades que ningun otro puede leer.  Frecuentemente, se nos hace dificil hasta encontrar alguien que pueda interpretar lo que comunicamos verbalmente.  Somos complicados porque estamos llenos de emociones y pensamientos que … Continue reading Nadie Vive en Cabeza de Nadie Pero Cuantas Vidas Tenemos Que Perder?

How Many More Lives Will Be Lost?

Today the world lost well-known designer Kate Spade to suicide.  The American born Missourian made her brand popular with numerous collections of colorful and youthful handbags.  Her handbags were used by women everywhere helping accessorize our day to evening looks with sophistication. The designer wasn’t just a brand, a label – she was a wife … Continue reading How Many More Lives Will Be Lost?

The Bride Wore Black

The day would arrive when friends and family would witness the evolution of what their relationship had become after 5 years. She wore black unlike brides before her. A meticulously adorned face with jewelry that could not match her exquisite beauty. The makeup  almost angelic fit for the delicate princess everyone was there to see … Continue reading The Bride Wore Black

3 Things You Can Do to Exit a Volatile Divorce Rollercoaster

Lavish wedding celebrations are prepared each season. Couples deplete savings, get families financial help, even take out loans to make this special day as memorable as possible. The special day arrives for all to enjoy the main event. The couple’s happiness can be felt by everyone in the room. When the party concludes and guests … Continue reading 3 Things You Can Do to Exit a Volatile Divorce Rollercoaster