My Roses Come with Thorns

On the day I write this, I mark 21 years since my father’s sudden, fatal heart attack. You’d think I’d be over it; I’m not. On this day, I had yet another reminder...my roses always come with thorns.

#GentlyAngry-A Manifesto inspired by Romans 12:9-21

I believe in an Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent God, although the Perfect, Precise image of Him I envision may not be yours. Nonetheless, my faith is Unceasing. Continual. Powerful. Undeniable. Even as I question it. I am grateful to have arrived at myself. I believe in love, and that it is a verb. I declare that …

Thursday Confessional

Full on Gratitude Edition Today is the one year anniversary of my employment with HB, except I don't work for them anymore; we were acquired.For the first time in my professional career, this acquisition represents an exciting opportunity for me. I'm thrilled.My BFF rolls in tonight to celebrate her birthday and my taking a big, …

Tuesday’s Wisdom

Yesterday on Facebook, I drew my line in the sand. It was a long time coming, and I'm not sorry. Taps the mic, "is this thing on?" PSA: I am a grown woman of African descent, born and raised in America. As a direct result of our current national leadership, and the freedom it grants …