There is a peace that surpasses all understanding. I believe that aging–getting to and past 40–grants you a peace that you cannot conceive when you are young. My mother calls … Continue reading Getting Butterfly Muscles: Finding The Blessing In The Everything.
This pandemic has truly shown us all who we are. In a world divided, it challenged us. In those challenges, birth many things. We were forced to look at things … Continue reading Good Of The World In COVID-19, Part 2
My family, from what I have been told and taught, have been bootleggers, moonshiners, sharecroppers and farmers. One of my favorite memories growing up is the natural light in my … Continue reading Learning To Watch The Sunrise…Even In A Pandemic.
It’s so easy to talk about all the negative effect that COVID-19 has had on all of us. However, we can’t deny that it has done some good as well. With everything that is … Continue reading The Good (For Me) In COVID-19, Part 1
My writer friend Ashley Yates said something last year that has stuck with me: “Black women take care of Black women.” It has taken this pandemic just to see how … Continue reading In The Middle Of A Start-Over…
In the age of COVID-19/This Rona/Miss Rona/This Pandemic, the hustle continues! In this time, I have seen more people that I clearly know-and am so proud of!–starting businesses. There were … Continue reading Make A Mask, Get A Bag…
As of this posting, Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), has died. Since leadership always leaves plans and resources, Congressman Lewis wrote his own op-ed, published by The New York Times. With … Continue reading It Is Now Our Turn To Save The World
TW: Police violence I am estranged from my paternal family. I am estranged because the only time I see them is at funerals. It seems to be, and is a … Continue reading Work Past The Hashtags
For the life of me, I cannot understand why it is this oung man felt free enough to hit a girl with his skateboard! In the country where Black girls … Continue reading Teach The Princes How To Be Kings #1: The Matter Of ‘Skeeter Miller’
Men, please know that we love you for who you are not what’s in your bank account. So many times when women speak on men it’s automatically about what their … Continue reading Priceless