Dear God, There is pain behind this smile… Hidden. For years, I have smiled through the pain. I have forced away negative thoughts, talked myself out of mental breakdowns, covered up my hurt with superficial joy. I am just so tired… I’m so tired of bring frustrated, Lord. I am so tired of […]Read more "An Open Letter To God…"
My son is 7 years old And without fail he asks me a gazillion questions Every Single Day Not the simple inquisitiveness of a normal 7 year old child But question after question about Jesus “Mommy, did kids have to go to school when Jesus was alive?” “Did Jesus go to school when he […]Read more "Questions From My Son… [[poetry]]"
I am literally at the point where I am unbelievably cognizant of my WORTH and all that I bring to the table. I believe I am an asset in ALL relationships that I am blessed to be a part of… Family-ships, friendships, work-ships, and even within my marriage♥ Over the years, I have […]Read more "Confessions Of A Struggling Wife…"
I have a post dedicated to the senseless murder of UNARMED teen, Michael Brown, but I had to hold off on posting it. I have expressed sentiments on Facebook and Twitter… along with others who are shocked, hurt, disappointed, and enraged by this tragic event. I had to stop and write this post because I […]Read more "Quit Blaming Blacks When UNARMED BLACKS Are MURDERED By Cops!"
I had the pleasure of attending an amazing event this past Saturday hosted by Viiva Role Model Agency. As the main topic of the summit was Teen Dating and Domestic Violence, I performed a spoken word piece “Art of Survival”. I also was blessed to sit on a panel of other successful and intelligent young […]Read more "Sagging Pants, Stereotypes, and SELF-Respect"
Who would ever expect GREATNESS to come from the heart of Liberty City? It exists within walking distance of Liberty Square Housing Projects, more affectionally labeled the Pork N’ Beans. It exists in an area frequently riddled with bullets, flooded with law enforcement, and home to some of the most dangerous criminals and thugs. It exists in […]Read more "Miami Northwestern Senior High: The Anomaly"
If you Google “The Real Miami”, housewives show up. Images of South Beach, the Miami Heat, and everything the opposite of REAL overtake the webpage. For visitors, its amazing to see— beaches, babes, shopping, etc. People get so caught up in television, they don’t understand that Miami is NOT what you see on TV. […]Read more "Miami: IGNORANCE IS DEATH"