Any day but today. Any day, I would invite the Spirit of God to cover my anger. Any day I would choke it up and just do one of my ‘the Universe has got your back’ mantras. Today though!? Today, I’m beyond frustrated. What’s it like to be an ambitious, passionate, Black, African, Woman in … Continue reading Being an Ambitious, Black, African, Woman, and an Immigrant in a Semi-Small Town.
But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God These are the words of Ruth to Naomi ( Ruth 1: 16) as Naomi urges Ruth … Continue reading Naomi and Ruth: My Sister’s Keeper
When friendship is conditional. Was I a good friend? Was I a good friend to you? This is a question I would want my closest friends to answer and ask. 2017 saw the beginning and ending of relationships, and also some that were just up in the air dissipate. As I inched towards my soul’s … Continue reading When Friendship is Conditional
There’s a phrase that sticks to my mind when I try to explain what healing feels like. Many people are catapulted into healing after a life-altering experience such as death, a medical diagnosis, divorce, and beyond. My journey began long before I even knew it. Looking back, the universe was always giving me signs even … Continue reading The Process of Healing
You will feel air leaving your lungs You will find yourself drowning. Lying in the sea that is your shedding I urge you to be a visitor. To watch yourself as an observer To step aside and watch your Creator at work Your cleansing will come Like the rising sun it will come And you … Continue reading Your Cleansing Will Come
The becoming to unbecome for the becoming. It doesn’t make sense does it? See, I was walking in a place that took 28 years to even know what the journey was about. I see myself over and over, a young me carefree and inspired by life. I was a feeler. I felt hard and because … Continue reading Becoming to Unbecome!
When you’ve been in the trenches and the sun finally rises, beauty finds you. My husband took this picture of me, and I couldn’t believe that was me. I looked at it and saw radiance, inner beauty, and growth. It felt like I was watching a person different from who I still believe myself to … Continue reading When The Sun Finally Rises!