Well, I have. I have tried my utmost best to shut that moment in time out of my mind to the point that I have forgotten the year. It may have been 2006 or 2007. My best friend and I stopped speaking to each other and it broke my heart.Continue reading “Have you Had a Friendship Break Up?”
Everyone has an opinion about something. We’re entitled to that and it is protected by the constitution. Nonetheless , freedom of speech is a double edged sword Continue reading “How to Feed a Human Troll”
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”Martin Luther King Jr. (Strength to Love, 1963)
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There is such significance in this day and it holds such great meaning for many of us.
Black women’s role in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States is pivotal, because we were at the forefront of King’s fight for equality. In the midst of being the backbone of our families, we manage to stand up to systems that create inequality in an effort to create a more hopeful future for our descendants.
As was proven even more recently in the Georgia senate races, we show up and we show out. The one woman powerhouse Stacey Abrams, and many other black women have proven time and time again that the voice of black women will be heard and respected. We have a long track record of community care, in spite of the many negative depictions of our existence.
I couldn’t end Martin Luther King Jr. day without recognizing the force that black women are and the allies who support us. There is no better day to recognize that.
(Photo from Essence Magazine)
“Blood is thicker than water,” or so they say. The idea that family sticks through thick and thin should be in context and not be applied with a broad brush. The expectation that you Continue reading “6 Signs it’s Time to Cut off Toxic Family Members”
As the number of divorces surge in the New Year, there will be more men and women seeking healing. In honor of National Divorce Day on January 4, I have invited a woman on this journey to contribute. This is Dee’s story in her own words.
“Divorced?!! No way?”
“I would never believe that you two would ever break up.” Continue reading “A Divorce Story: I am Woman, Hear me Roar”
It is undeniable the spiritual energy that reverberates around the globe around this time of year. Continue reading “Some Things no Longer Seem or Feel Important”
A few days ago, my daughter asked me while brushing her teeth, “Is Santa going to come to drop off my gifts?” In that moment, I refused to burst my little angel’s bubble about Santa, but Continue reading “I Think Santa Heard us, Dropped the Gifts and Ran”