These natural disasters are no joke! It's hard to decide where to donate your time, money, and energy to. Check out my friend's blog on ways to help! We can help the hurricane victims in a few different ways. If you are interested in helping here are a few different ways you can help. via … Continue reading How to help when you feel helpless
Have you ever noticed that you complain too much? I've caught myself just complaining about life a few times. My job is irritating. My twist out didn't come out right. I was passed over for a promotion. My book sales are low. Blah. Blah. Blah. We are very self absorbed people. It's the nature of … Continue reading It could be worse
Poetry was my first baby. I wrote my first poem when I was eight and that's when I fell in love with words. Once I got older and ventured off into fiction, I felt my poetry was too personal to share. When I released Birds in the Rain, I realized that I still loved poetry … Continue reading Late night poetry session
Ava DuVernay is my bestie.... This past Wednesday was the mid-season finale of Queen Sugar. If you haven't been tuned in these past two seasons....unfollow me. No seriously, check it out if you haven't. I wrote a review on Queen Sugar for Savor V's Domestic Queens blog and every word is still true. However, after … Continue reading Not so sweet: lessons on recovery from Queen Sugar
You're an amazing author. I'm so proud of you." I got that a lot and you know what I thought every time I heard it... "I'm alright...nothing special."
On Sunday, July 16, Creations by Kidada hosted the inaugural Mother Daughter tea at Bread of Life Christian Fellowship Church. Kidada and her staff transformed the dining hall of the church into an authentic Parisian tea, complete with nice linens, gorgeous tea cups and the perfect finger foods. Kidada started the event with an etiquette … Continue reading Pinkies Down.
Despite what that tee shirt says, it's not always cute to be petty...matter of fact...its hardly ever really cute...
So, that title was for me. I wasn’t telling you to shut up. Please don’t leave...keep reading! 😀 A few weeks ago, I participated in an awesome event called Frizz Fest. Created by Frizzy by Nature (look her up on IG), Frizz Fest is a natural beauty festival to encourage self-love and inspire confidence among … Continue reading Shut up and let God work.
Last year, I started working on a nonfiction book about the difference between self-confidence and confidence in God. It was the second time I tried to start a nonfiction piece, and just like it’s predecessor, I stopped. In my feelings about what I was writing and how it directly affected my life, I questioned God. … Continue reading God was wrong.
Bright red coloring outside the lines. Wrinkles at the bottom of my hems. Frizzy curls with straight ends. I was never meant to be perfect....