I am entering into a new season; and for once, I’m excited about it. What I prayed for in secret, God revealed in public!
Death has a funny way of reminding us of the frailty of life. But, death also has a funny way of reminding us that we still have a life.
I experienced my first Muslim funeral today, and I did NOT like it! A mother’s tears silenced. Her pain pushed to the side. For the child she birthed was not her own. He belonged to God.
She was defeated. The trifecta was too strong. But, this couldn’t be it?! She could fight this right?! She could bring her family back together right?! There has to be a way!
I chose not to live behind a mask hiding my pains. I chose not to “put on” everyday to make others comfortable. I chose to live authentically and with transparency. This is my truth!
God, can I ask you a question? Why am I like this? Why do my emotions go from 0 to 100? Why do things consume me as emotionally as they do? Why am I so emotionally charged?
This week has been a true roller coaster. It started with canceled plans and me canceling plans. An almost missed prayer call because I shut down and deleted my social media pages. And, spending most of the day in bed, feeling extremely blah. And this was all on the first!When I woke up yesterday, it… Continue reading Story time: This Birthday Felt Different
Why am I like this?! Why do I think I’m special?! Today is my birthday, but that doesn’t matter. I need to get over myself, so I can stop being like this!
I did not realize what my long hair meant to me. Turns out it symbolized the growth of me. My hair has changed, but I embrace the crown she is.
She didn’t see the courage in walking from toxicity. For the very community that was supposed to be her protection, became her source of pain.