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EXPLORING MONDAYS WITH MARA PROSE…REFLECTIONS AT 43

Happy Monday, Prosers! Yesterday, I celebrated my 43rd birthday. As per my usual tradition, I want to share with you the growth I have achieved over this past year. 43 finds me in very unfamiliar territory, but it is a territory full of self… Continue Reading “EXPLORING MONDAYS WITH MARA PROSE…REFLECTIONS AT 43”

Momma, I apologize…(A Mara Prose Poem)

Momma, I apologize for all the tears I made you cry I regret all the unnecessary good-byes And for all the times I told you lies It’s taken me too long to appreciate your wisdom It’s been too long of me playing the victim… Continue Reading “Momma, I apologize…(A Mara Prose Poem)”

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

Thursday Thoughts: Being Alone Does Not Equate to Loneliness

A family member once told me that I’m going to die alone, with no one to miss me but my children; and maybe not even them.  I can laugh at this absurd statement now; especially since this person is going on their third marriage.… Continue Reading “Thursday Thoughts: Being Alone Does Not Equate to Loneliness”

Dating Tales: Mr. Smelly

Well, today’s tale is certainly not a love story like Mr. Perfect.  My poor friend has had several bizarre dates and was happy to share with us.  Hopefully you will have a chuckle.  Enjoy! Giselle was standing in the mirror, preparing for her umpteenth blind date.  She… Continue Reading “Dating Tales: Mr. Smelly”

#ThursdayMotivation: Take Your Power Back!

Today I want my Prosers to reclaim power over any aspect  of their life that is causing strife, negativity and insecurity.  Stop allowing others to abuse and misuse you.  Stop giving energy to circumstances that should have no real bearing on the goals, aspirations… Continue Reading “#ThursdayMotivation: Take Your Power Back!”

Dating Tales: Mr. Better Not

I am so happy my friend dodged a bullet with this one.  He truly sounds like he was psychotic!  Be careful ladies and pay attention to the early signs of instability! Darya was enjoying being single and carefree!  After losing her husband in a… Continue Reading “Dating Tales: Mr. Better Not”

#TuesdayThoughts: We are only human…

I’m sure you expect me to be thinking about the debate but I refuse to give it energy today. I’m thinking about a conversation with a friend.   She’s trying to do the right thing in life but she’s lost because she doesn’t quite… Continue Reading “#TuesdayThoughts: We are only human…”

Let’s Get Political…BOW DOWN FOR WHAT?

I am so pleased that Joseph Hare agreed to be today’s guest blogger.  He has a powerful message to deliver.  Enjoy! ~ Mara Prose Omarosa: ‘Every Critic, Every Detractor, Will Have to Bow Down to President Trump’ by Josh Feldman | 7:40 pm, September 22nd, 2016… Continue Reading “Let’s Get Political…BOW DOWN FOR WHAT?”

Friday Frankness: WAKE UP!

I am so glad I created this day where I can just be frank and not care if I offend.  I had the most ignorant, annoying conversation earlier this week with someone so painfully closed minded, it made my head hurt! He is a… Continue Reading “Friday Frankness: WAKE UP!”

#ThursdayThoughts: Face Your Fears!

In the past year, I have faced and overcome so many fears that formerly caused me so much anxiety.  Everyday, we are faced with more turmoil, more challenges, more discord and by far the worst of it all, Donald Trump.  It is not going… Continue Reading “#ThursdayThoughts: Face Your Fears!”

Dating Tales: Mr. Does Greek Food Mean It Is From Greece?

Please enjoy this dating tale from someone very close to me!  It is too funny! She said to herself, why not?  It had been months since her separation and she was finally ready to open herself up to the dating pool.  She really didn’t… Continue Reading “Dating Tales: Mr. Does Greek Food Mean It Is From Greece?”

Tuesday Thoughts: When the bough breaks…

I recently read in an article that the older you get, the less friends you will have.  In the past few days, two long term friendships have ended and there is no remorse. Each one of those relationships had evolved into something unrecognizable.  … Continue Reading “Tuesday Thoughts: When the bough breaks…”

Friday Frankness: Just slap passive aggressive people

I am not feeling well and in a very bad mood so I apologize but don’t apologize really since this is Friday Frankness. I am dealing with the stupidest, most passive aggressive person in the world.  If this is how you are, then you… Continue Reading “Friday Frankness: Just slap passive aggressive people”

#ThursdayThoughts: Bitterness

It is easy to get bitter about many things in life – loss of a job, loss of a spouse, finding out someone is cheating on you, being envious of the success of others.  I could go on and on.  I am dealing with… Continue Reading “#ThursdayThoughts: Bitterness”

Dating Tales: Mr. Spitter

Another funny dating disaster from a good friend.  Enjoy! Ariana was excited to finally meet Craig in person.  Great conversations, common interest, Christian values; he was a keeper. They agreed to meet at The Cheesecake Factory, Ariana’s favorite restaurant.   When Craig walked in,… Continue Reading “Dating Tales: Mr. Spitter”

Tuesday Motivation “This Is Your Story”

I really think this quote says it all! ~ Mara Prose

Mara Prose Monday! False Assumptions

Picture courtesy of http://www.quoteaddicts.com It still amazes me how so many people are interested in my marriage.  What happened, why the separation, and then the rumors that start from the little information I provide. False assumptions are so rampant and frankly I find them… Continue Reading “Mara Prose Monday! False Assumptions”

Friday Frankness: Stop Whining!

  The meme above gave me the idea for today’s topic.  Many of us have dreams, aspirations and goals that never come to fruition.  We whine and complain about the lack of equality in the world, yet I cannot recall a time when a… Continue Reading “Friday Frankness: Stop Whining!”

#ThursdayThoughts: Are You Listening To The Right Voice?

Picture courtesy of http://www.ashtarcommandcrew.net Questions for today:  “How familiar are you with your inner voice?  How often do you actually take heed and follow the guidance of that inner voice?  Do you feel your inner voice is generally right or generally wrong?” I am… Continue Reading “#ThursdayThoughts: Are You Listening To The Right Voice?”

Friday Frankness: The Biggest Fools on Social Media

Let’s be FRANK.  Everyday, we witness stupid little trolls sitting behind their computer screens attacking people for no reason at all.  It is sad that people do not have enough respect, dignity and common sense not to act a fool on social media.  When… Continue Reading “Friday Frankness: The Biggest Fools on Social Media”

Dating Tales: Ms. Bipolar

So many of my followers have asked for another dating series story.  Here is one from one of my good friends, bless his heart.  Enjoy! After five wonderful, romantic dates, Richard felt this was finally the night that he and Bianca would take their relationship… Continue Reading “Dating Tales: Ms. Bipolar”

Dating Tales – Mr. Pudgy

Many of my friends have encouraged me to write about their dating tales and woes, as long as I keep them anonymous.  I have to admit, the stories are often amusing and make for a good read.  So today, I start a new series called… Continue Reading “Dating Tales – Mr. Pudgy”

Turning Points

This weekend my baby girl turned 14 years old.  I cannot believe how quickly time has passed.  I watched my little beauty interact with our family and her friends with a strong sense of pride.  It was a glimpse into the past, as I… Continue Reading “Turning Points”

There’s A Time And A Place (A Mara Prose Poem)

  You’ve peaked my interest, that is plain to see At a time of independence, at a time for just me I’m trying not to think about you but I simply can’t resist it Go away I say but no come back Hmmm., do… Continue Reading “There’s A Time And A Place (A Mara Prose Poem)”

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