At Least I got a Man…

So in several conversations I came across a topic that has been addressed by many and the idea is or the question is, "Is a woman defined by a man?" The obvious answer is no correct, and most women will say no. But still there is this thing about women that I have met who [...]

The Year of Esther…The Conclusion

I began a journey nearly a year ago and I have prolonged ending it now for about a month, but now that I am a couple days shy of the 13-month mark this is what I have concluded. What is the Year of Esther? — The Year of Esther I like to write things down like [...]

Serenity Series Part III

Serenity Series Part III: Courage Part III of the Serenity Series focuses on courage. The COURAGE to change the things I can. There will be things that we can change, but we must have the courage to change them.  “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The [...]

Serenity Series Part II

Serenity Series Part II: Things I Cannot Change Part II of the Serenity Series focuses on the things that we cannot change, and finding a way to still take control of, and recognize what we can do during those difficult times to keep on keeping on! "For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for [...]

Tomorrow

We have all heard it before, "tomorrow is not promised." We are here for an instant, just like that we are here and then we are gone, we are spiritual beings have earthly experiences. None of us truly know the day, the time or the hour, and for most of our lives we don't think [...]

Practical Love

Most people would argue that they want unconditional love, but we have not been taught to love unconditionally, and even worst we have been conditioned to love with many conditions. It is not as simple as saying that you will love someone forever, unconditionally regardless of what may happen. Everyone knows the marriage and divorce [...]

Celebrate Black Poets-Nikki Giovanni

You Came, Too by Nikki Giovanni I came to the crowd seeking friends I came to the crowd seeking love I came to the crowd for understanding I found you I came to the crowd to weep I came to the crowd to laugh You dried my tears You shared my happiness I went from [...]

To Forgive or Not to Forgive

To forgive and forget is the main thing that I have struggled with. It is not that I did not understand what forgiveness was, my mother raised me quoting Colossians and Matthew every day about forgiveness. Forgiveness was never my issue, I could forgive but I refused to forget the wrongs of others. I would [...]

When is it Enough?

Rather you are wondering if you are enough? Enough for yourself... Enough for your relationship... Enough for your job... This post is especially for you. Being enough, ties into seeking your level of satisfaction, within yourself. It is difficult to determine when enough is enough if you have nothing to compare it too. So, when [...]

The Desire To Love

I believe that everyone has the desire to love. I believe that love is at the very center of our beings, it drives us, and it permeates every area of our lives. Love is only complicated when we don't have this one understanding, and that is to first love God (a higher power than self) [...]