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"
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 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"
Late 2012, I pitched an idea to Ebony.com to get more male readers to the site. In asking men what they wanted to read about, I was getting a lot of men saying they would be interested in reading a woman’s view on different aspects of a relationship. What I was envisioning was something similar […]Read more "My Interview with America’s Next Top Model Winner"
Don’t marry a man unless you would be proud to have a son exactly like him. I read this phrase and thought it was important to remember. So often, women create a list of things they want in a man, be it long or short, and fail to include this very stipulation. Some say they […]Read more "Don’t Marry A Man Unless…"
We waited, the man and I, outside the courtroom for paperwork to be drawn up, and a court date set. Me, sitting on a bench, sipping cold coffee. Him, pacing the floor in front of me, talking on his phone to…someone…about what had just transpired. In that moment, I remembered how every area of my […]Read more "REVELATIONS: Finding Opportunity in Life’s Journey"
It was in the nights I spent letting my tears trickle onto my lavender pillows, that I often wondered why Apple never created an app for heartbreak. iHurt seemed like a fitting name. The idea could hardly be novel in this time when anyone with internet access could upload, download, or Google all of life’s answers if they […]Read more "Confessions: Lost Him Found Myself"