Let Them Be

There is a post on Facebook going around with a drawing that says, "Refuse to be your child's first bully." It is a picture of a mom and dad standing behind a boy with wings. The father is about to cut the wings while the mother watches. Adults spend decades undoing the damage done to... Continue Reading →

Small Progress

Small progress is still progress.Unknown 2019 is zooming by, making way for 2020. It is so weird to know that 2020 is just a couple months away. With the holidays and new year coming, it is normal for people to start taking stock of their accomplishments for the year. It is equally normal to be... Continue Reading →

I Tried EAM

My spiritual journey is a complicated one. Complicated because Christianity is so rooted in the black community that it’s difficult to tell where the difference between culture and Christian training. My spirituality is also complicated because I believe in God and Jesus, but since middle school, I have seen that religion and politics are kissing... Continue Reading →

Lonely Only

I am but one One girl growing into a woman On the verge of and in between Just not quite anywhere I’m almost… Everybody needs somebody in this world But I have trained myself to feel otherwise The self-appointed Lonely Only Only lonely because I’ve made myself that way People underestimate what the mind can... Continue Reading →

Try Not to Worry

Photo by @pluetoe As a planner/overthinker who suffers from anxiety, I tend to cringe at the phrase "don't worry." After all, there is lots to worry about. But recently I realized life is one gigantic, individualized obstacle course, like Ultimate Beastmaster or American Ninja Warrior but with so many more of those swinging weight bags.... Continue Reading →

Cut ‘Em Off

Photo by Nick Demou Cut 'em off. Not a new concept for me. I am the woman who wrote my absentee father a Dear John letter at thirteen. Yet, every New Year and every mid-year the Cutting Them Off memes circulate social media. In case you haven't noticed, it's cut 'em off season. I am... Continue Reading →

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