In the summer of 2018, when I was studying in Paris, a scam artist robbed me of five hundred dollars outside of a church. In my humble opinion, I believe he needed it more than me. Ironically, I had just visited the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, a church dedicated to the sacred heart of Jesus, the […]Read more "The Mystery of Iniquity: Lies in the Time of Corona"
Jesus was 33 when he died. There is something enchanting about that. I feel old. Probably because many people I meet are younger than me and things didn’t used to be this way. But still, I feel like I have so much life left to live. Here are my reflections on my 33rd year of life and my wonders for my 34th.Read more "Watch… You Will See"
I have never really been keen on dating apps because aside from it being a cheesy way to meet someone, I’ve always thought the compatibility questions they ask are so silly. I don’t really care too much if my significant other likes Dominos pizza as much as I do. You can’t build a relationship on […]Read more "Why Dating Apps Got It Wrong and Other Problems With the World"
I fell in love across the Atlantic in a country more beautiful than God himself while four months pregnant with another man’s child. The first time I saw him, it was nighttime in late August, the moon a perfect sickle. My plane landed in Accra, Ghana, and the air smelled like curry spices, yam and […]Read more "I Fell In Love Carrying Another Man’s Child"
I am a forever evolving student of life. I work in academia. My professionalism, tact, soft skills, and EQ have lent me many opportunities to learn from and grow with people. I believe wholeheartedly that telling stories through written art allows an audience to have a new experience. I learn more and more about the […]Read more "This is Who I Am"
My 8-year-old twins have a problem. There are three sides to the story. The Black Family in America has suffered tremendous setbacks since our arrival over 400 years ago. In recent decades, some, like Bill Cosby in his infamous 2004 comments and subsequent book “Come On People,” have placed the blame on the black community, […]Read more "The Single Parent Solution"
He was 9 years old when the officer brought the news. The knock was strong and hard and his father’s footsteps were heavy on the wooden floorboards. The door swung open and the foggy night air brought with it, a dense moisture, the thick smell of dying things and the devil. […]Read more "Hitler: Before He Met the Devil"
I recently became a contributor to my church’s newsletter “The Calvary Connection”. My column titled Fruit of the Womb will focus on parenting from a biblical perspective and is taken from the reference to children in Psalms 127:3. It reads “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord. The fruit of the womb is a […]Read more "The Single Parent’s Secret"
Optical illusions are sometimes fun. The picture with a thousand dots that at first seem to form nothing in particular until you stare through the picture and not at it, or perhaps at a particular point on the picture. Your eyes glaze over, and then another image is evident, one you did not readily see […]Read more "The Malaysian Plane, Sandy Hook, 9/11 and Haiti Through Another Lens"
I loved this little piece from Chris Kazi Rolle. Thoughtful and Inspiring… Sourced from ConvosWithKazi.com Contrary to popular belief, submission is for men too. It’s impossible to experience love at the deepest level without both parties being submissive. When two people give of themselves it takes the relationship higher. When only one person submits, there will always […]Read more "Submission Is For Men Too"