It’s not the fancy words that give words power, it is the heart behind the words.
– Amy Tan
Hi and welcome to KnowledgeMaven, I’m glad you are here. This is my personal blog.
I consider myself a bit of a change agent; I want to use my writing to positively influence the world. I believe to truly bring about change it must begin with the individual.
And how does that happen?
Well, it’s about changing perceptions, challenging stereotypes, illuminating gaps and issues, and equally important being part of the solution.
Just imagine being a light in the world by countering the images that have dominated popular culture for far too long. I think if enough people start questioning what they see, become discerning –if you will– we will reach a tipping point. Transformation will ensue, voices silenced will be heard, untold stories now can be told, and experiences will be shared.
KnowledgeMaven started on a whim in 2010 in my earnest attempt to overcome a terrible bout of intentional procrastination. For so long fear stopped me from pursuing my dreams – I wasn’t afraid to dream, I was afraid to live out my dreams. I felt unworthy, I felt clueless, and I felt alone in this desire.
Fortunately for me God had bigger plans, from the first blog post, I found a community of women who shared these feelings. Fear, as it turns out, didn’t belong to just me, we all face it. It transcended race, nationality, religion …shoe size.
KnowledgeMaven is my personal exploration in being an overcomer. Every story you see reflected on the blog is a testament to staring fear, doubt, guilt, and shame in the face and exceling in spite of them.
I believe that women should tell their stories, and so what you can expect to find here are “her” stories to counter the images that have dominated popular culture for far too long. Simply put: KnowledgeMaven is about our stories, our journeys, and our truths.
Share your story with me.
I hope you find all writings sincere and authentic, and that above all else you see parts of you in the stories told.
I’m Cece Harbor, a writer at heart and geek by accident. I started this blog in 2010 because quite honestly I was tired of talking about my passion. I started out in journalism and somewhere along the way landed in information technology management (see?! accidental geek). While I love my profession, I’d like to get back to my roots.
I have stories to share. Stories that I believe will resonate with you.
Thank you for being here and a part of my writing project without boundaries.
If you’re new to my site, you might want start with my most popular posts. Here are my top five and I welcome your thoughts:
- Mama and All That Matters
- Waiting for God
- Five Cents, Please
- Unlearning Fear and Foolishness
- The “Sweetest” Dear John Letter Ever
And be sure to subscribe (look over on the top-right corner), I’d consider it an honor.