My Greatest Fear Became My Greatest Blessing!

Most of us, when hearing the word “fear” think of certain types of phobias like claustrophobia or arachnophobia. My personal fear has always been acrophobia (fear of heights) and aerophobia (fear of flying) which I’m slowly overcoming. The type of fear I’ll be writing about today however, I don’t believe is considered as an actualContinue reading “My Greatest Fear Became My Greatest Blessing!”

The Blind, Beautiful Faith of a Child

Note: The following story, along with several of my other works are featured in Our Black Mothers: Brave, Bold & Beautiful. This is a piece I’m extremely passionate about for various reasons. During my first few readings I was overwhelmed with joy by how it touched and resonated with the audience, resulting in future invitationsContinue reading “The Blind, Beautiful Faith of a Child”

Green Eyed Monster

Envy (noun): A feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities or luck (verb): Desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable attribute belonging to (someone else) I’m sure this is a behavior we’ve all exhibited at some point in life even if it was an isolated moment in time,Continue reading “Green Eyed Monster”

My Most Cherished Possession

The above images are a few of my favorites from childhood through my late teens, once I enrolled in college and introduced to an entire new world of literature I thrived for more. However none can compare to the one book that initiated my love for reading as a whole. The Living Webster Encyclopedic DictionaryContinue reading “My Most Cherished Possession”

Who You Callin’ a B.I.T.C.H. ?

The line may sound familiar if you know about Queen Latifah’s hit song “UNITY”. The “B” word is thrown around all to often in many scenarios. Personally, it’s what I was referred to on a regular from my mother during my childhood. Later it became a common weapon of insult by males (notice I didn’tContinue reading “Who You Callin’ a B.I.T.C.H. ?”