Don’t Go Lookin’ For Love

“I’m the one to blame…Ain’t no lovin’ me. So, don’t come lookin’ for love” Dear Young Dia, I think you always struggled with just wanting attention…loaning the pits of your heart for anyone to linger…loaning the pits of your garden to anyone’s fingers…trading the lies of your confidence to your insecurities…it’s no wonder I jumped […]

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I Cry, Too

“Crooked sticks draw straight lines, just look at me” – Lecrae¬† Me: Mama called me last week to tell me I was amazing. But how can something so amazing feel so shattered….feel so battered….feel like life is nothing but this detrimental hazard? I wonder if anybody knows I cry, too? Because outside everyone smiles but […]

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COLOR’izms

I’ve been sitting on this for a while now, so I guess it’s finally time to write this down. See…I grew up with a BLACK grandmother who never had a frown. Nana told me to always keep my head up…never let THEM catch you with your head down. Nana always told me that I had three […]

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