“Throughout my creative journey, I have found myself the most creative in the wee hours of the morning, before the sun is up. While the world is sleeping soundly, I am dreaming with my eyes wide open creating and strategizing for the future. I think this the life of an artist, to do things a little different from their peers – to dream with one’s eyes wide open.”©Simone Holloway, 2020.
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- Today is a somber day for many, myself included, as we reflect on life in the aftermath of the passing of Kobe Bryant and his beautiful daughter, Gianna. The world is in this state of shock and silence. Loved ones are holding each other a little closer…
“Writing down our dreams is not only powerful but prophetic- it’s our signal to the Lord that we believe He can do anything! “©Simone Holloway, 2019
“But How?” my hearts screams out. “How can we return to a place I never got to. I almost got there, I thought I was there but I failed… I never got there.” In love, He grabs my hand and whispers, “Your only failure would have been to marry someone who was never designed to love you. To procreate with someone who did not have the capacity to be a father and to enter into a business partnership with someone with no integrity. Babygirl, you did not fail. You succeeded! For you chose your future over your present and you chose what was hard over what was easy. You said Yes even though the cost was your heart. You, my dear, can return to this place…” ©Simone Holloway, 2019
Sweet gardenia’s fill the air and/ people around would stop and stare, care, desire to bare- /the concerns that pass between you and I.
So… I was thinking, how many of us give up on our dreams because of the process it takes to gain them?
Hello old friends, new followers and fellow bloggers – This is finally happening. I am leaving home to pursue a career in law. I move from my parent’s house to my own place in a few days and I am filled with nerves, excitement, and a whole bunch of feelings that I cannot even begin…
I’m mourning and I don’t know how to bounce back just yet…
We’re rockets launching into our greatness in Him, but we must be prepared first.
More than 50 years later and I am still dreaming….