5 Reasons You’re Still Single

Before the hate emails start coming, ladies, this is not an exhaustive list! And it’s intent is for those of us who desire to be married. These are just some things God revealed to me in my quiet time with him and by observing the many many many relationships of people I know. I am…

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For the Mothers

for the time you spent caring, nurturing, supporting for the many compliments and corrections you lent for the love you share in sacrifice for me for the energy you exert way pass your point of exhaustion and for the the affirmations, confirmations, and conversations you’ve given that have established my womanhood today yes, for this,…

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Girlfriends!

Let me tell you, my friends are like pancakes on Sunday morning sticks to you and makes you all warm inside they allow me to rest my head in a bed of roses better yet, a bowl of vanilla ice cream you know me and that doesn’t make you uneasy. You know exactly who you…

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Discovering Melanin

Imagine. Just for a second. You were born into a family of giants and you, well, you were just normal. That is my dilemma. Not exactly, though. I know height probably doesn’t compare to something as sensitive as skin tone in the black community. But it is something that a person cannot change. In my…

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Family Matters

The best memories  I have with my father are probably the worst. At about six or seven years old, I loved going shopping with my dad. Or at least that’s what I thought he was doing. He would always tell me to sit down in the middle of the cart whenever he got done shopping while…

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Journeys and Celebrations

Specifically the black females’ crown. the natural sister the relaxer sister the braids and weaves sister the shave it all off – crown and glory sister the dread lock sister And more than likely two or more of people who identify with these groups intersect. We African Americans have so much diversity and culture, just…

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