2 nights ago I lost my first uncle. I didn't really know what I wanted to say about it but immediately I begin to think about my faith and how Loving God truly is. After losing both sets of grandparents, and now my first uncle, I begin to realize that for my parents this … Continue reading When it’s my turn.
According to Webster's dictionary, Serenity is the state of being calm, untroubled, and at a peaceful place. What came to me as a thought, I decided to try and turn into an empowerment movement for woman and men alike to understand the importance of "inking to serenity" or basically "writing to become untroubled, calm, … Continue reading Ink to Serenity?
I had to leave for work quite early and had taken my daughters cornrows out the night before. As an African American young girl, I didn't redo her hair because I wanted to give her hair time to "breathe" and relax from the stress the cornrows had put on her hair. The next morning her … Continue reading Daddies and Afros
This morning, I was thinking about the Bible story of Lazarus. In this story, we learn about a man who was a very close friend to Jesus and who ends up dying and being raised again by him as well. When I thought about this story, I really focused on the fact that he was … Continue reading It was Supposed to be Dead.
I could’ve sworn I felt the mower wheels begin to slowly sink into the grass but I quickly turned it out as my imagination. Maybe if I hadn’t been so deep in thought thinking about that day I would’ve noticed my own feet were now ankle deep into the dirt. A scream tried to trickle … Continue reading I remembered..
You came in and you used your big professional words and you showered me in everything I was doing wrong. and I undressed and bathed in your doubt and criticism until my skin was blacker than the midnight sky on a stormy night and I wished that I was strong enough to towel myself down … Continue reading Cheers to Change.
Everyone cannot carry the weight of your worth. Let them put you down. You are made for arms that can bend not those that are weak. Timeless-Ink to Serenity
So earlier this week, me and my ex-husband (story for another day lol) were driving back to my house from spending a few hours at the mall. My son, who is 8, was having an awful afternoon and was very emotional about everything. Mostly things he didn't get his way about. As we drove, me … Continue reading I’m not a Good Mother
Today I woke up with Love ALL over my mind. Love is a word most of us use to describe to someone else how we feel about them entirely. We love our spouses, our friends, our children, our homes, our lives, but when we really stop to think about how we "love" these different … Continue reading Love is…
Others put their pen to paper and write, write, write. I longingly stare at mine remembering a time when we were best friends. When one would not be without the other, When the suns heat would plant soft kisses on my already dark skin, Sending a cool breeze down my neck that would send … Continue reading Remnants of a Past Lover