We All Fall Down…

Write about a time you fell down. When I was 5 years old,I was living in Brooklyn with my foster brother and great aunt. We were well taken care of and life was good. On rare occassions in the Summer, my great aunt would close down her daycare ( she was a Black business owner…

Vibrant Eighty Eights

I felt the most vibrant the first time I played the piano…okay,it was a keyboard,but tomato, tomahto I say. The first time I played the piano(yes, I mean piano) I was 5 years old. My great aunt Gladys had signed me and my brother up for instrument lessons. I chose the piano because I remember…

My PurposeFULL Life

I have heard about God my whole life.  My first experiences with the Omnipotent were from my great aunt(Gladys) who played Shirley Caesar incessantly on the weekends. According to family lore, she never went to church because she had a thing about the crosses with Jesus nailed to them that most churches have in the…

On The Job

I’ve decided that its time for me to return to the workforce.  I’ve been out of work for a year and the stay at home life is starting to bring me down a little. I have nothing to do once Amani is in school aside from reading and catching up on television. Money is way…

I Tell My Stories To…

When I first started writing seriously, I was 9 years old. My mom had started dating someone and i had strong feelings against it. She knew that but continued seeing him. In truth, there was nothing wrong with this man. He showed genuine interest in my brother and I but I didn’t like sharing my…

Dear 2018

Dear 20l8, Im heading into you with a fsith I did not have in 2017. I spent the majority of the year stuck in a rut and stuck throwing myself a pity party. But not this year. This year, I want to practice Fearless Action. Fearless Action is me talking more risks professionally and personally….

The Reading Women Challenge 2018

I didn’t make any New Year Resolutions because they are way too much pressure. I did set some goals though.Aside from going back toa full time job, I would like to actually complete more books than I di it 17. To help me achieve this goal, I’ve started a book challenge hosted by The Reading…