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Sometimes I feel like a motherless child…

Today is Mother’s Day! 😔 I promised myself that today I would live and function as normal being. Part of me wants to turn over get under my covers and cry–because of the sadness that the day brings to me. The other side of…

Waiting on the Promise…

No body likes to wait! Waiting in traffic… Waiting in the grocery line… Waiting on a late kid… Waiting on a paycheck… Waiting for your turn at Next! I imagined that the disciples were growing weary in their waiting. The Bible states that after…

No pain, No gain? (They Got it wrong!)

No one likes pain! At least I do not, not on this side of the journey, anyway. However, I do understand that such is apart of the process. I am reminded of the old saying, “No pain, No Gain?!” I reject that–most seriously and…

Survive to Thrive

  In my young adulthood, I have struggled with the idea of truth. Truth-telling requires courage, boldness, integrity, and the ability to withstand the blacklash from those who seek to hide the truth. For me, this blog gives me the opportunity to not only…

The Little Girl Who Survived 🙌

As I reflect over my adolescence and young adulthood, I have recently sought to identify the factors that have contributed to my success. First, when I say success, I mean success. Most young people who grew up in Detroit and faced the childhood trauma…

20 Years Later…

I was on the elliptical one cold, early morning. Pacing back and forth, a bit tired. A brand new morning, yet I remained physically fatigued. As I encouraged myself to keep going, for the sake of the peace and tranquility that I feel while…

Good Grief!

Grieving a living, breathing human being who is often within reach, an arms length away, is one of the most difficult things I have had to experience. Hope then becomes difficult, because hope teaches us to believe that one day that grief will be…