From the Little Ole Cashier to the Academic Advisor

Since the age of 11 years old I have been working. One of my most valuable jobs was helping my father run his grocery store. Working there I learned a few tricks from a man that was an entrepreneur and had a vision for success and growth. I learned the basics of customer service and…

Resisting Fear, Loving More

What have we learned from our horrible experiences? Has it made us stronger? Or has it completely taken over our lives? It can most certainly be both. Some experiences are easy to hide and you hardly ever go back to the memory of that experience. However, there are certain things that one goes through that feels…

Humbled and Jumbled

I think the word humble is thrown around way too much, that it is losing its pure definition. People tend to think they are humble, and this is great. But what does it actually mean to be humble? Can humble people also have bad intentions with other people? Can humble people treat others with disrespect?…

Do They Know?

  Do they know? Do they feel? Do they wonder? Do they see? Do they expect? Do they have hope? Do they still love? These questions all surround one explicit idea, and inevitable part of our lives. The dying. How hard it must be to come to reality that you will not get better. How…

Love, Hope, Strength, Faith: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

By: Rhonda Nemri It was last May of 2015, I signed up to do the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. I decided to join because most of my coworkers/friends had joined, and I thought to myself it’s for a good cause. I didn’t know anyone with breast cancer, but I still felt connected…

Don’t Let the “Good” Fool You

By Rhonda Nemri I have come to realize over and over that the people you deal with will not always portray who you are as a person. That just because you are nice and considerate, does not mean they will be too. I have this conversation with people many times about genuine good people versus…

A Writers Intent

By: Rhonda Nemri A writers intent is to provide a different perspective to others. To let the reader experience another persons experiences whether fiction or non fiction. A writers need is to fully express themselves, and most times it’s done creatively. A writer hopes for many readers and commentaries on their writings. But whether one…

Destructive Power

By : Rhonda Nemri They cut you. They cut you so deep, you bleed. But you don’t bleed to death. Just a bunch of cuts that become scars. You don’t walk away, you forgive them. Each time you forgive them, you think to yourself it will be better. When really, you’re handing them that power….

The Fools Will Chatter

By: Rhonda Nemri Photograph painted and photo edited By: Rhonda Nemri I mustn’t show my tears. Or else the fools will chatter. I mustn’t show my smile. Or else the fools will chatter. I mustn’t grief out loud. Or else the fools will chatter. I must show my tears. Or else the fools will chatter….