Tag: friendship

Touchstone (A Mara Prose Poem)

Dedicated to my best friend and touchstone, Nicky W., in celebration of not only our friendship but her birthday month.  Thank you for all you do and your willingness to go where I go. It started with a little girl in tears and it’s…

#LevelUp – Are more women single because they walk in a ‘Girlfriend’ spirit?

There is a current mixed emotional disucssion taking place on social media, concerning the musicial artist Ciara’s recent instagram post about women learning their true value and not settling.  Her post was based off of a John Gray sermon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFpHCBubf_E. I have included the article below for more…

The Journey to Mara Prose!

The theme for the upcoming year is all about my journey thus far.  Mara Prose has come a long way since the inception of my brand.  What initially started as a hobby, a past time, a simple way of voicing my opinion; has now…

Mara Prose Monday Edition: Meet singer, songwriter & entertainment genius Elexi!

It began with one woman’s struggle, a dream, a wish, a vision and is evolving into stardom. Meet Elexi! Born Alexis Arielle Adrian Williams, she began to hone her performance skills while in high school.  In her senior year, she was hailed “musician of…

How do I believe in LOVE again?

As I was watching one of my favorite tv shows, (Sex and the City of course lol), I related to the Charlotte character lamenting about harboring animosity towards her ex-husband for destroying her faith in ever finding love again.  She was afraid to put…

Mara Prose Monday: Finding your inner strength in the midst of chaos…

First and foremost, let’s say a prayer in remembrance of 9/11, for Houston flood victims and for Miami. Mara Prose Announcements: Please be sure to tune into the Roku Channel: The Book Trailer Channel (Twitter @TBTC_TV ‏) to view my book trailer on your big screen!…

Thursday Thoughts: Wobbegong (A Mara Prose Poem)

Picture courtesy of Tokyo Ghoul Wiki – Fandom You are motionless in your emotions You give no chase, you only entice Your duality camouflages who you really are You prey on the weak and diminish the strong Your attack is not expected, your victim is…

Mara Prose Monday: The Davenports: A Battle of Wills Book Trailer I

  I am so happy and excited to release the initial book trailer for my upcoming book! Anyone who knows me, knows I go BIG or I Go Home.  Therefore, this is just the first in a series of book trailers that are meant…

Mara Prose Monday: The Timeshare Man by Andre Blaylock

Often times a highly-coveted piece of property is too expensive for the average single individual to acquire on their own. In many cases these properties are offered on timeshare. A timeshare is a ownership model where several people collectively own usage in the same property. Although most timeshare…

Why Can’t I…(A Mara Prose Poem)

Happy Mara Prose Monday!  It has been a minute since I last posted.  This poem came to mind from a conversation I had with a very close friend who is having trouble in the dating world.  The verbiage “How many frogs do I have to…

You Can’t Tame Me (A Mara Prose Poem)

There one day and gone the next Nothing but a beautiful memory was left I read the texts but now they make no sense, so I’ve slowly done away with them Was it a lesson learned? Maybe  Should I feel burned? Nah baby Or…

You said forever…(A Mara Prose Poem)

You said forever You said we’d never be apart But when the tide started flooding You quickly made your depart You said for better or worse You said it’s us against the world But when I needed you the most You suddenly went ghost You…

Mara Prose Monday: Your Name Is Not Failure by Jena C. Henry

I have been enjoying a mini – vacation from the blog, my usual social media commentary and now I am happy to be back at it!  Around this time last year, I met Jena via twitter and asked her to be a guest blogger…

Thursday Thoughts with Mara Prose: 10 Quotes to Inspire You (Reblog)

Thank you for all the love and support you continually bring to Mara Prose.  For those who have sent me messages, I miss you too!  I am still on hiatus from the blog so I can focus on other writing projects and developing material…

Wednesday Wisdom: Is Instagram Ruining Our Female Friendships? by Amy Leak

Picture Courtesy of Tom’s Guide This article: Is Instagram Ruining Our Female Friendships?  by Amy Leak is everything!  I honestly could not have said this any better.  I think we have all been guilty of this at one time or another.  The key is…

Tuesday Thoughts: Time Doesn’t Heal All Wounds, And That’s Okay by Pardis Alia via her blog Thought Catalog

I felt this was perfect for Tuesday Thoughts, enjoy! ~ Mara Prose unsplash.com“Time heals all wounds.” We’ve heard it before. It’s the saying that we’ve held close and hoped would tend to our hurt. We’ve put the bandages away. We’ve tucked the polysporin back…

Mara Prose Monday: Obedience (Bible.com – YouVersion Devotional)

I begin everyday with a series of devotionals.  Today, I thought I would share one that really hit home.  ~ Mara Prose Everyone hates being told what to do. “What right does so and so have to give me advice and telling me how…

Friday Frankness: If I Was Who I Am Today…

I have been thinking back to who I was and who I have become.  If I was who I am today, a lot of people would never have been in my life.  There is a lot of nonsense I would not have entertained.  There…

Tuesday Motivation: Appreciate the Lessons…

I remind myself of this daily, especially when I encounter disappointments.  My best friend always says everything happens for a reason and it truly does.  You may not like the lesson that you learned from a hurtful situation but it is necessary so you…

Mara Prose Monday: What Does It Hurt?

Picture courtesy of Mom’s Inspired One of my biggest pet peeves has always been ‘know-it-alls’.  I used to abhor people who felt the need to tell me what to do and how to do it because their way was supposedly superior to my own. …

Thursday Thoughts: I can’t, I don’t, I won’t (A Mara Prose Poem)…

Picture courtesy of PerfectCloud I could heal you, but I won’t I could fight for you, but I don’t I could make you love me, but I can’t Mostly because it’s unnecessary work, so save your rants Your insecurities are not my responsibility Your…

Tuesday Thoughts: In my feelings…(A Mara Prose Poem)

I’m sitting here feeling some kind of way I’m wondering why you couldn’t stay? Does everyone want the opposite of me? Can’t we all just let things be? So I am sitting here feeling some kind of way I don’t quite recognize myself yet…

Tuesday Thoughts: Accepting the Temporary

Picture courtesy of Tattly I am learning how to embrace the temporary.  The temporary is a learning opportunity.  It is not bound to my future, but it does greatly impact it.  If I am not careful, I will delegate tasks meant for the interim,…

Dating Tales: Mr. Imitator and His Shirtless Intruder

Today’s tale happened back in college for my family member.  Loving our dating tales segment, she felt this would be a good tale to share with my Prosers.  Enjoy! Back in college, Mia met a nice guy from the Kappa fraternity at a step…

Friday Frankness: When Someone Shows You Who They Are, PLEASE BELIEVE IT!

  I cannot tell you how many people I have come across who always ignore the signs of someone’s true nature.  Then they have the audacity to be shocked when things blow up, all because they never accepted who that person really was to begin…

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