I complain a lot. But I have had a rough 27 years of life. One of the first conversations I had this morning was with my dear friend, Anna. She just found out a well-known DJ in Tallahassee committed suicide. I believe she said he was 27 years old. Our age. Some people do not […]Read more "Sometimes The Darkness Is Consuming…"
“But mommy how is he not guilty and Trayvon Martin is dead?” How can I explain RACISM to my beautiful brown children? At 6 and 7, how can I explain it in such a way that their little minds would be able to wrap themselves around the very thing that allows a man to walk […]Read more "I am NOT Trayvon Martin…"
Life is short… I get that. However, the reality of its brevity crept into my dreams last night. And I hated it. I have had crazy dreams before… but the pain of that dream NIGHTMARE was all too real. See… my husband was murdered last night… Shot in the head… right in front […]Read more "Nightmares Suck!"
I am a good listener. Perhaps, that is why so many people seek advice from me. Maybe my personal experiences provide me with this aura that says “I can help you” or “I wont judge you”. They come to me broken— and after allowing them to vent and talking with them, they discover what it […]Read more "You Just Gotta Know When To Let Go…"
The headline reads: “NFL PLAYER’S MURDER-SUICIDE MOVES US TO ASK WHY“ This CNN article goes on to provide daunting statistics about murder, suicide, and the combination of both. It even goes as far as to question what would propel someone off the deep end so much so to kill another and then take their own […]Read more "I Think Im Going To Kill Myself Today…"