On Today’s Episode of Kids Say the Darndest Things: The MLK Day Fiasco

After work, I went over to my sister’s house to give my nephews a little ice cream party. Since they were at their grandparents’ I hadn’t seen them in a while. As always, I missed them dearly, so when they blew my phone up while I was at work, I knew they were back home.Continue reading “On Today’s Episode of Kids Say the Darndest Things: The MLK Day Fiasco”

Affirmation: I Am the Catalyst in My Life

What am I afraid of? Regret, waking up one day and realizing that life has passed me by, and I didn’t do any of the things I said I wanted to. That’s what moves me, that thought inspires me to try. I did not always feel this way. One day I woke up and wentContinue reading “Affirmation: I Am the Catalyst in My Life”

One Day You’ll Have a Daughter…

One day you will have a daughter, and you will look down at that reflection of your face resting comfortably in the security of your embrace, and feel your heart beat different than ever before, the way it does when you love someone. One day you will have a daughter, and that shield that surroundedContinue reading “One Day You’ll Have a Daughter…”

HELP ME, Love Me.

Lately, I am consumed with trying to figure out how to actively practice self-love, What is self-love exactly? Some people think that the word explains itself, in fact, the Merriam-Webster dictionary plainly defines Self-Love as the love of self. The dictionary even goes on to describe it as conceit, which by definition is the excessiveContinue reading “HELP ME, Love Me.”

Ode to My Parents

If ever a time comes where I doubt that there is a God, I will remember the gift he gave me in you. If ever I open my lips to question if God spoils his children with things on earth, my mind will immediately drift towards all thoughts of you. I will be forever thankfulContinue reading “Ode to My Parents”