Dispelling The Myth of “Someday”

I used to wonder when my life would start. Day after day I felt as though I was waiting for something to happen -  although I could never quite figure out what that something was. At one point I thought it was a man that I needed - perhaps a fairy tale romance would add …

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Who Do You Say You Are?

"They" said I was never the "pretty girl". Cute maybe. Beautiful not so much. I got my fair share of compliments on my big bright eyes, crooked smile and my thick thighs. And my voluptuousness definitely got me some attention, maybe not the right attention but attention, nonetheless. They said I was never the pretty …

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A Letter To My 7 year old Black Son and Every Black Son in America – Your Life Matters

My beloved son: You are so smart, inquisitive and brave and now in your world of superheroes and wrestling action figures you are the master – you are in charge and you wield all the power. My heart breaks at the thought of you growing up and forgetting, or worse, relinquishing this power. I know …

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On Dating – Why I Don’t and Why You Should or Shouldn’t

I am a 30-something year old, saved, single mom of an amazingly supercharged seven year old boy. If it sounds weighty, that's because it is. I am also in college full time, I have a full time job, work as a part time reporter and I do a little blogging here and there. What little …

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“What Would You Do If You Couldn’t Fail?”

I am a great writer. I KNOW that. I know that I can tell a story, write a poem or a song, get a message across, create, convince, coerce... I can work magic with my pen. It doesn't matter the subject matter or the forum, I can convey it and I can do it well. …

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Fighting Tired

Why is it that we quit when we're almost at the end? How is that we survive the storms of the deep only to drown in the shallow waters of the shore - Just yards away from dry land? To everyone else there seems to be nothing wrong. We're past the worst. We fought a …

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Here’s Why You Should Stop Reading “10 Things to Do While You Wait for a Husband” Articles

I am single. I am not exactly thrilled about it but I am not unhappy about it either. Truth be told, if I could, if I had any say, I would change it today. But I only want the one God has for me. If I wanted a man, I could make that happen. I …

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