by Missy Marilyn

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Baby Talk

My toddler teaches me to keep life simple, and that perfection is not necessary to find joy in parenting.

Career Family


Why do we spend so much time letting other people decide what we are and what we’re not? Why do we spend so much of our mental energy believing them? Our opinion of us has to be greater than the opinions of others, and so much more important. Only you hold the power to be, …

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Career The Politician

Today I Wear Pearls

Today, I wear pearls. I wear pearls because they signify something beautiful that came from an injury. I wear pearls because they indicate class and elegance. I wear pearls for all brown girls who have ever been made to feel like they don’t belong. I wear pearls for all the women in a man’s world, …

The Politician

Capitol Crime

My heart weighs heavy with the events of today. It’s like I could hear a rip in the fabric of our very flag today. I seem to recall some sucky Gerard Butler movies that started with some far off mob taking the White House or some insane thing. And I always thought, “No way. So …


Just Enough

In a society of Over planning, Over scheduling, Over committing, Over thinking, Over worrying, Overwhelming, Over exposing, Over doing, Over comparing, Over spending, Over cooking, Over eating, Over expecting, Over complaining; I am thankful for this year teaching me about Just Enough. Just enough company to keep, Just enough food on the shelves, Just enough …