Discomfited, Or Stop Disrupting the Process
I’ve been crying. In silent and alone moments in my room, weeping when my children are gone and wailing in the darkness of a room that feels like a very warm blanket of sorrow, I cry. I have found that it is better this way. People don’t do well with discomfort. They flinch at expressive…
Joyous Kwanzaa, Day 2: Kujichagulia
A critical missing piece of my personal puzzle has been understanding and accepting without fear and uncertainty “who I am”. And not only “who I am” but am I being all that I have been created, called, and purposed to be? The excessively outward living that we have always done in this nation—white-ward, heavenward, money-ward,…
The ultimate dentist: a modern day parable
The ultimate dentist: a modern day parable After years of not having dental insurance or having it but not having the copay or having both but also having a myriad of excuses that canceled out me having what I needed… sigh. I FINALLY went to the dentist, who promptly told me that I needed 11…
Kindness, Clarity, and Encouragement – #48
Embrace the suck and stick it out. Some things can only be gained and maintained through the process of ENDURANCE. Getchu some.
The Benefit of a Broken Heart
Ahhh yes. My heart has been broken so many times—shattered into irreparable pieces really. But here’s the thing. God said: “It’s FIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNE. All the foolishness. All the mistakes. All the outright dumb living. You was outchea reckless and I oughta let you SUFFER BUT. I’m gonna fix you up. NOT CUZ YOU DESERVE IT OR…
Always Stay Gracious: The Best Revenge? It’s Your Savior.
I’m writing you from a position of perfecting. See, I’m in process, being stripped down to my bearings like a rusty bicycle. Rust lingers and builds up on itself—even after you’ve taken a metal like iron or basic steel out of the elements, the rust doesn’t magically disappear. It has to be CLEANED OFF. And…
Don’t Let the Process Punk You
I’m gone keep it all the way 💯. I have been a quitter the entirety of my life. I have known this about myself always, even when other people didn’t see it. My hyper-intellectual, performance based, rapid paced output blinds people to my inability to finish anything for myself. See, when you live in fear?…