Cards to Live By

I was feeling down on Saturday, so I decided to pull some cards. And these cards did not miss! I mean, let me break it down: Temperance Reversed: I have been dealing with a depressive episode for the past two months and was not treating my body right. Between stuffing my face with food andContinue reading “Cards to Live By”

A Little Pick Me Up for Little Ari

Hey Little Ari!   I know this week has been rough for you, but I wanted to write you something that will put a smile on your face. I hope these words will make you realize that you are loved and valued. Little Ari, you are allowed to cry about losing something that you wanted.Continue reading “A Little Pick Me Up for Little Ari”

Black Tears on Loop

Black Tears on Loop Yesterday, I saw a piece in the museum by Ebony G. Patterson called ‘…the kings weep…”  that made me cry. The work is a video installation that portrays three men dressing while tears quietly roll down their cheeks. While the three men are dressing, you hear the voice of a youngContinue reading “Black Tears on Loop”

Come Follow Me ðŸŒŸâ˜ºï¸

The Shift

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” — Maya Angelou Going into my 35th year this year, I noticed that I have been shifting a lot in the past two years. And this shift that is taking place is not pleasant.Continue reading “The Shift”

Come Follow Me ðŸŒŸâ˜ºï¸

Self-Love

Rooting For the Girl in the Mirror

Hey Girl,I know that we are on month three of finding your new path, but I want to tell you that I am still behind you. You have everything that you need to make an impact wherever you go. Do not let that nasty thought of you not being good enough because that is notContinue reading “Rooting For the Girl in the Mirror”

Baby Girl

Hi Baby Girl, This is your mama. I know that God has not sent you to me yet, but I want to talk to you because I can feel you near me. I am trying my hardest to be the best woman I can be to be ready for you. I dream about you often.Continue reading “Baby Girl”

Note to Self

Hey Ari, I am proud of you. Even though the past two months have not been the best for you, you are still standing. Thank you for not giving up because it has been challenging. I know that you have been down, but you were never out. In these couple of months, you learned thatContinue reading “Note to Self”