Vulnerability is hard and uncomfortable, but its the key to us getting to the place we want to be.
In November, my pastor decided to engage some ministry leaders and lay people from our congregation in a 40 day prayer challenge. The point of the challenge is to help us get more in tune with God, and Gods will for us in the coming year. Now I was hella skeptical for a few reasons:... Continue Reading →
Now... To the reason for this titled post. My very own coming out story. I've known that I was not quite like other girls for a long time. I always looked at girls kind of dreamy way.
My birthday was March 14 ( woot-woot!!) and all I wanted were books. I wanted to get closer to the things I love and once were passionate about. Literature is one of those things. So after a short afternoon with my homegirls celebrating the newest life that will be brought into our worlds, I went... Continue Reading →
I'm not college educated, I'm not skinny, and I am not a quiet person. Of these things, I am certain because I can factually back these up. On the other hand, there are things that I am CERTAIN of, for instance, I am smart, I am determined, and one of my favorite things about me is... Continue Reading →
Out of all the songs on Sza's "Cntrl" "Broken Clocks" is my fave. Yeah, I realize I'm late, but I had to wait for the hype to die down in order to really enjoy it.
I wrote this piece in 2015 after the attack on the Charleston 9. With the recent events of Charlottesville and other events around the country, I decided to revisit some of those feelings and reflect on them again.
At 25, I am finding myself with less cares to give. It’s hard sometimes due to my anxiety, but slowly and surely the cares are beginning to lessen. Throughout my life, I held back a lot, but I noticed that my confidence would instantly be boosted when I would get my hair done. Looking... Continue Reading →