I’m writing this from Washington, D.C. and it’s 11:00 PM here. Today I have seen so much in so little time that I still don’t think I am here. I’ve never even thought that it would be possible for me to go to D.C and here I am. I’ve visited the White House, the MLK… Read More Sometimes You Have to Go There to Get There.
Real love is rich, pure, self-sacrificing. Falling in love with my best friend was the best thing to happen to me in years. It happened so slowly. I never expected it to happen. When I say falling in love with your best friend, I don’t mean romantic love. I knew I was in love with… Read More Falling in Love with your Best Friend
Meeting: Self-explanatory, sis. You need to meet Him first. You may have imagined what He is like but it’s nothing compared to when you finally meet Him—the person you’ve been thinking about for so long. When you meet Him, you’ll decide if this is someone of interest to you. If it is then, great! If… Read More Finding Love in God
Hey lovelies! So, as well know…Homecoming season is approaching quickly! Of course, we all trying to run to the gym and get our “dream bodies” popping so we can look amazing for Homecoming. I can’t speak for everyone, but I know I need to hit the gym. Not even just because of Homecoming, but because… Read More 14 Day Challenge
(A riff of Enuf, Ntozake Shange) At 4:30 am I rise and I wunder Is dis what lyfe has To offer/ little ol me? Am I gonna die/ today Am I gonna die tomorrow? What am I getting From this here/ life? I am a woman I am coloured I am unwed What do I… Read More At 4:30 am
Sitting here, on my 19th birthday, I’ve been thinking about what I’ve learned? 19 isn’t a “big” age but I’m glad I made it. After been going through too many things to name, I’m excited for what this new chapter in my life will bring to me. I’ve also been thinking about what the previous… Read More 19 Things I Learned in 19 Years
I’ve never met you and yet when I heard your voice, I felt at home—almost instantly (ya know, after the monotone voice that spoke to me). How can that be? We’ve never had a strong relationship or bond, but somehow when I see your name pop up on my phone, I drop whatever I’m doing.… Read More Is It Possible to Love Someone You’ve Never Met?
I just want to thank Erykah Badu for speaking something we all feel too often. Music: It speaks when we are not allowed to put our feelings into words. It comforts us in times of sorrow and sadness. Makes us feel rejuvenated on Monday mornings before that 8 a.m. begins. But I cannot help but… Read More To Those of Us Stuck In The Window Seat