Search Results for: Nicole Walters

Let It All In

Shut tight, it was closed against the outside world. It wasn’t so much to keep out that which offended though I would have said that was the intention back then. The reason was much more that I didn’t trust myself, didn’t know how to stay on the straight and narrow. I was so afraid of […]

What Do YOU Look Forward To?

This month, we heard stories of people moving forward in little and big ways: from battling weeds to turning forty to waking up one morning and having all the spoons. But here’s a new question: what do you look forward to, Lovelys? What fills you with hope and gives you momentum, even on the days the […]

Do My Words Matter?

By Nicole T. Walters | Twitter: @NicoleTWalters It wasn’t a revelatory moment when the heavens opened up. It was pieces of moments, scattered throughout my life like breadcrumbs leading me down the right path. Pieces of moments—that book I wrote in third grade and a journal entry saying I wanted to be a writer, all […]

The Light That Led Me Home

By Nicole T. Walters | Twitter: @NicoleTWalters I remember the warm glow of that tiny bulb shining down on the mossy cradle that held baby Jesus. My favorite part of Christmas growing up was being the one to rush in each evening and plug the manger in, watching the peaceful scene light up with the warmth that little […]

The Year I Exchanged Stuffing for Stuffed Grape Leaves

By Nicole T. Walters | Twitter: @NicoleTWalters The holidays have always been a time of togetherness and feasting for my family. When crispness enters the air, bringing relief from the stifling Georgia summer, my mind turns to standing in my mom’s kitchen and making noodles or pound cake, pulling out the card table to make room for everyone […]