i’ve been thinking, that song is pure tmi!

i been thinking, i been thinking. i get pissed when that song gets in my head. i been thinking, i been thinking. why can’t i make it through a day without hearing it, i want to for real. yes i …

rejection hurts but it’s not the end of the world

we’ve all been there at least once and if you have any kind of talent, drive or intelligence, you’ve been there multiple times. i’m talking about facing rejection. no one goes through life without being rejected. it hurts and it …

i don’t make new year’s resolutions

aw, the dawn of a new year. think of all the new possibilities and new opportunities that await. it is the promise of newness that drives people to make new year’s resolutions. i don’t make new year’s resolutions anymore. gave …

when blackness and feminism converge on the same world stage

the world is still buzzing from two things that happened last week. we lost a world icon in the homegoing of nelson mandela and rising world icon beyonce dropped a surprise album without so much as a peep. two very …

the mystery of poverty is no mystery to me

today’s word at church was called the mystery of poverty. i grew up in poverty so it’s no mystery to me. i can tell you exactly what it’s like to go to bed hungry. i know all about not having …