Author Archives: Serena

Failure Is Not Final!

I heard an empowering and moving word on Sunday, August 26th at my church home. My Pastors (I have two Pastors) were on vacation but would be happy to know that Rev. Harold Hayes took care of their flock with … Continue reading

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A Simple Thanks

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything on my blog. A lot has transpired in my life and I felt compelled to share with everyone that reads my work. Last year I was let go from my full-time job and … Continue reading

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Letter to My Son…Snippet

I wrote this in March in my gratitude journal a short while after going back to work after being with my son for 6.5 months full time. Enjoy the short read. My life as a mom has shifted so much … Continue reading

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Let It Be Done

I wrote this poem 4 years ago for my sister Ayana who passed away in 2007. Today is her birthday and it’s also the last day of National Poetry Month so I wanted to share this piece again. Untitled As … Continue reading

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Grace

I don’t think I’m done with this poem yet but wanted to share…peace. God you have cleaned up my mess As I’ve steadily stressed About things I can’t fix Grace Is always given even when I can’t erase My woes … Continue reading

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Whimsical Moments

I began writing this right after my mother passed away and finally finished it. Enjoy. Whimsical Moments You’re my air Into your eyes I glare Knowing that I received the ultimate prize You as a mother And I as your … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

For National Poetry Month I’m Going to Publish a Poem Every Week. Enjoy this first one. Once upon a time You loved me Adored me I would get music in the middle of the night and throughout the day Various … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the New!

I went to Reid Temple AME in Glenn Dale, MD on Sunday, November 13th to witness my friend’s son get baptized. I was intrigued with the sermon and it came to me at such a delicate time of my life. … Continue reading

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Patience
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Being a writer to me also means being transparent in a lot of ways. I feel as if God wants me to write to release my creativity to the world but also in some shape or form to help heal … Continue reading

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Dream on Dreamer!

I’m learning about where to place my energy in regards to love, the same applies for dreams. Some people might think a person got it made looking from the outside…but it probably took a lot of blood, sweat and tears … Continue reading

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