When I began to write from my gut, my pen seemed to move entirely on its own.
I battled for the peace of my consciousness that I could subdue my raw talent (poetry, dance, theatre, song) in exchange for stability for a later time. My thoughts for creative ambiguity were re-charged when I listened to Ken Robinson’s Ted Talk, Do Schools Kill Creativity?
The day you left is one I will never forget
I waited for 18 years to hear your words
A moment where you could look me in the eyes
A time when your words mattered
Uncle Turtle was my first realization, that God could not be real. If he was great and mighty, why would he let my Uncle Turtle turn his head away as though nothing occurred? I sat at the table with scars on my back, arms and chest...
I love Saturday because of the chance to unwind and peak at the lush environment that surrounds me. The birds are chirping and the sun is causing my eyes to squint. Simple is better. I glare at the same tree everyday and marvel at how firm the bark is planted. Some plants bloom ...
Book Pre-Launch: Why Tomorrow Can’t Wait
Dr. Allana Da Graca
I began writing my latest self-help book Tomorrow Can’t Wait two years ago. I remember this vividly as I was at a place of introspection. I thought of all of the that people would say, “You have completed so much in your life and...