Bare necessities

Most people are uncomfortable with being bare, and understandably so. Its a blinking open sign that welcomes attention, and one that cannot always be filtered. Its an exposé that could invite varied interpretations, criticism and unwanted commentary. It's only natural to not want to be viewed as tainted or messy. So we try to iron out …

A hard pill.

Pray for those who hurt (mistreat) you |Luke 6:28| is exactly what you do not want to do for those that have hurt (mistreated) you. Maybe you are holier than I am, and if so massive congratulations. But for me, I instinctively consider doing the complete opposite, i.e. rain curses, and with extra sauce, salt and …

Real Talk

Last week was a mess. My mind was a race track for disruptive and mannerless thoughts, It was quite honestly chaos. There are some things I have been praying about for a while now, A broken vinyl record of sorts. Seek first the kingdom of God, and... Here I am, seeking. But I am starting …

Stripped

So I got waxed the other day, and as always, the Opera singer in me emerged. I screamed for dear life, because really, honestly speaking, I was hanging on to my dear life. My friend has said numerous times that if I do it consistently and often it’ll get less painful, but at this point …

QUEENDOM

I decided to wash my hair on a whim some days ago. My fellow natural haired sisters can testify that wash day NEEDS to be penned into your schedule. It requires planning ahead, because you'll most likely need a dedicated 2/3 hours pending your hair density, length, porosity et al. So in a way, I was …

PULSE

I came across a story of a young pastor who took his life, and my heart broke. I thought about him, and wondered what it was that tipped him over the edge. What was the last straw? What broke the camel’s back? My heart broke because so often we forget that strong people also need …

PUSH

For anyone that feels like they do not have what it takes to build from rubbles, God is saying to you that which he passionately said to the Jews while their city was in shambles. “Now I will rescue you and make you both a symbol and a source of blessing. So don’t be afraid. …