Reminders from God’s Calendar

Monday night before bed, I reviewed my monthly goals. Goals are easier to chew when you take a bite each day. Say no to overindulgence, my friends. I said to myself, “When I wake up, I’m going to do this, this and this.” Gratefully, the sun rose and I had another chance to strive towardsContinue reading “Reminders from God’s Calendar”

Dreams and Nightmares

As little kids, we are always encouraged to dream. In fact, to DREAM BIG. Before we are old enough to think for ourselves, we are asked the famous childhood question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Most children answer this question based off of occupations they’ve seen glorified — teacher, firefighter,Continue reading “Dreams and Nightmares”

The Spirit Virus

What ever happened to soul food? I’m not talking about the collard greens, the cornbread, the yams, or the dressing. I’m talking about the infectious, tasty conversations people use to bring to the table. Now, it seems like we as culture drink spoiled milk and vomit on others in public. Our attitudes being as tastelessContinue reading “The Spirit Virus”

Flower Gardens in My Heart

As I reflect on the month of February, it’s been a great one. The month started with intense workouts in the training facility I consistently go to. The second week I celebrated my 28th Birthday in beautiful Orlando, Florida. The week ended with a dim light dinner with 14 of my closest family and friends.Continue reading “Flower Gardens in My Heart”

God Protected 28

365 days went by. 3..2..1.. the clock struck 12:00am and I wake up 28. Where did the years go? Did I live in them or did they live me? How did my legs get so long and my confidence so strong? As I lay in a bed not my own, that of a Airbnb owner,Continue reading “God Protected 28”

The Day I Grew Strength From My Ancestors Wounds

I used to consume history in high school like popsicles on a sunny day. I was intoxicated with learning what happened before my existence. My mind swelled with knowledge of how what became what and how who become who. I would go through trails in my head with the intent to get to the endContinue reading “The Day I Grew Strength From My Ancestors Wounds”

You Seem So Far Away

When you were distant, you seemed closer Seem like you made an extra effort to be near But now that you’ve been home  I’ve been on a scavenger hunt to find your mind, your attention, your process, your vision Perhaps I’m looking for something you’re still looking for  I know what transition feels like, soContinue reading “You Seem So Far Away”