A Prophetic Word For 2017

As we go into the new year I thought I'd share with you a revelation I received during my quiet time with the Lord a few mornings ago. I wanted God to show me what 2017 would bring. While, 2016 was a good year, there are some things on my "prayer list" still left unchecked. …

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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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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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Dear 2014…

You kicked my butt so bad some days I wanted to give up on life. There were times I thought I would never make it through but you are coming to a close and I am still here. I outlasted you. And that in itself is a reason to rejoice. Still, I hold no bitterness …

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So God Told You He Is Your Husband?

(As seen on The Praying Woman. I wrote this specifically for women but I know that the reverse happens as well. It is important to note that I by no means meant to imply that as long as a man says you are his wife, then it is set in stone. Men have also been …

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Fear of the Light

Some days I realize I am afraid of my own greatness. It may seem paradoxical- considering the path I am on- but it is true. Sometimes the thought that I can actually become everything that I set out to be is frightening. And I know that if I am not careful or honest with myself, …

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He’s Coaching Me to Victory!

I think it was around this time last year that I was watching the Usain Bolt documentary on Netflix. He was running laps during a training session  with his coach but he kept getting a lot of things wrong and so the coach would stop him and correct him each time. I remember being amazed …

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Single… And NOT Looking

No it doesn't mean I am closed off or bitter. Read on 🙂 My sister and I were having a conversation about me not dating. I turn everybody down. I don't give my number out, don't accept any and I pretty much stay indoors as best as I can. So she asked me why (as …

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