Two Year Anniversary

I know most of you reading this is curious to know what this blog post is all about, and what I'm crying about now. Well, today marks two years since I lost my dad. Yep... it's one of those posts. The sad and sympathetic one. The one people probably tired of reading. I'll admit, I'm [...]

Crazy Pen: Lemonade

Crazy Pen is a series where I will use my creative license to write freely and creatively on random topics. With this series, rules don't apply. Enjoy my Freedom. There is a very well known saying and I am sure that most of you know it, “When life gives you lemon, make lemonade.” This has [...]

Fight, Oh My Soul.

When life seems to pull open crane doors, and shower down pounds of despair I will reach with ache, and grab on to hope When life seems to push me into revolving doors, and cause stumbling misdirection I will gaze upon still waters, where there is no rafting When life seems to pack me into [...]

Lights Out

i lay sleep, sneaking silent waves of rest i heard a bang, my rest is trapped darkness piercing through every inch of my flesh i hear fear's pulse beating in my ear, whispering horrific tensions grinning to my brain, anxiety floating at this moment, I felt the bed shift my heart skipped through the room [...]

SEASONS

"Seasons change, mad things rearrange But it all stays the same like the love doctor Strange" - Lauryn Hill, "How Many Mics" Queen Lauryn may have been referring to the rap climate with these bars, but every-time I think about the season that I'm in, I always find myself humming these lyrics. They seem to [...]

In the Valley

With tears in our eyes, we experience so much pain. We transform brokenness into masquerades of phoniness With death in our path, we mourn the suddenness We provoke evil thoughts, trying to remember hope What happens when Hope seems so far away? What happens when Trust doesn't seem the right way? We question our nature [...]

My Creed

I was asked to write a creed for a homework assignment for one of my counseling sessions.  My counselor suggested that I center it around the following verses: 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, [...]

Dreams, So Cold

Once upon a time there was girl with dreams,  so cold she looked at her life and seen a future untold her vibes, unmatched. her rhythms, untacked she was a moving force to be reckoned with then she met life at the corner to change she bumped into despair and dropped emotions of pain her [...]

Life, So Interesting…

Life can be so interesting.  You can experience the most devastating moments in life and have the happiest moments at the same time.  Isn't that interesting?  If you were to stare at a tree, would you ponder on the fact that it took twenty plus years for it to grow?  I bet not... so why [...]

Meet pain, gain hope

I lost my dad about six months ago to leukemia, a deadly cancer that has now claimed two of my family members. This was an extremely pivotal point in my life, but it seems as if nothing changed.  To provide context, my dad was diagnosed with this cancer in January of 2017.  This was the [...]