Category: Shara Cooper

Temporary! by Shara Cooper

Temporary has no definition. No defining point. No place of reference in which to start or end from. Temporary is just that…Temporary. It matters not the it has been a lengthy amount of time, or that it may seem to be a certain sort of way. When it […]

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To Be Remembered! by Shara Cooper

It never feels good to think that you have been forgotten. It never feels good to feel alone. No one should have to be subject to any such dreary emotions. Yet, reality is…. People do. People forget you. Not always intentional. Hey, life gets busy. Times feel lonely. […]

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Why Stop Now? by Shara Cooper

Think about it… You, yes you, have came really far. Hardly anyone knows all that you have struggled through. But You know the tears and the pain that you have endured. So Why Stop Now? Think about it… You have grown so very much. That which you used […]

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The Heart Behind It! by Shara Cooper

Words spoken making declarations about many things, Gifts given with great variety. Deeds done with every ounce of perfection, It all matters not if The Heart Behind It isn’t one of sincere affection. It’s The Heart Behind that gift that makes all of the difference. The Heart Behind […]

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It’s Just A Season, by Shara Cooper

Difficulty. Hardship. Pain. False accusations. It’s all just a season. Disappointment. Betrayal. Confusion. Dysfunction. It’s all just a season. Torture. Despair. Troubles. Heartache. It’s all just a season. Each one must know that it won’t always be like it is because it’s all just a season. It is […]

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I Salute You! by Shara Cooper

Some people are drawn to help little kids. Others love to assist older people. Still there are some that have the patience for the tweens, teens, and young adults. Some people find a passion to help those homeless and displaced. Others love to care for veterans and animals. […]

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A Woman, by Shara Cooper

A Woman that help to lift the many burdens of others no matter the cost. She is one who possess a quiet strength. A Woman who carries so much upon her own shoulders and you would never know it. She is a quiet soul. A Woman who gives […]

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A Few, by Shara Cooper

Some people are drawn to help little kids. Others love to assist older people. Still there are some that have the patience for the tweens, teens, and young adults. Some people find a passion to help those homeless and displaced. Others love to care for veterans and animals. […]

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Help! by Shara Cooper

5 days. 5 different opportunities. With 3 different people. All having 1 declaration in common… “I just don’t care anymore!” I haven’t been able to shake the sight of their sad countenance or the weak sounds of their voices. This past week was no different from several other […]

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Keep, by Shara Cooper

Keep Pushing Forward… Keep Believing… Keep Trusting… Keep Going… Keep Praying… Keep Moving… Keep Waiting… Keep Holding On… Keep Forgiving… Keep Loving… Keep Pressing… Keep Looking… Keep Expecting… Keep Hope Alive… Keep Trying… Keep Working… Keep Asking… Keep Focus… Keep Doing Your Best… Keep Growing… Keep Giving… Keep […]

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Who’s Left! by Shara Cooper

Year after year after year of incarceration Can take its toll upon anybody. The stress. The anxiety. The energy. All that finds way into someone doing time. Emotions seemingly upon a rollercoaster of highs and lows, ups and downs, twists and turns. Incarceration can certainly break the strongest […]

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You Never Know, by Shara Cooper

Wondering if you reach out… Would you be able to touch someone. Don’t worry about it, Reach out anyway. You Never Know who you may touch. Pondering if you should let go… Would you be able to heal someday. Don’t ponder too hard upon it, Let go anyway. […]

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The Voice of Quitting, by Shara Cooper

Quitting is a lurking monster that remains on the prowl daily for someone to let him win. It is a nagging thought. A crushing presence. A convincing voice. Never ending. Always speaking when no one asked him to. The voice of Quitting roams frequently around the corridors of […]

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An Awakening! by Shara Cooper

After having traveled this road for so long I lost sight of me. Clouded by the pressures of incarceration that indeed has greatly impacted me. I have become hidden in a silent suffering with weights heavy upon my shoulders. Weights that I have been forced to carry all […]

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Beautiful BreakThrough! by Shara Cooper

That which has been a disheartening barrier for decades has now become a Beautiful Breakthrough for those having experienced iron bracelets. Life changing before our very eyes with a Beautiful Breakthrough that sets a genuine tone of equality and democracy to exclude no longer the formerly incarcerated. A […]

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I Forgive You! by Shara Cooper

When I hear of the mean words you speak concerning my child solely because I am incarcerated… I find myself struggling to like you. When I learn of you purposely denying my child from being a part of your family functions… I find myself struggling to speak kind […]

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