For over a year, my dear friend Melaynie has announced her wedding with her sweatheart Sam. I remember being in her midst at Monroe College as she giggled her day away reading his text messages, and they were just friends. Last Friday after six years they got married! Ahhhhhh love…… (insert dreamy face).
How can we find balance if it feels like time is running away. God’s timing is not our own and that should bring us peace in a mysterious way. Continue reading “Holding On “
What a week!
As I reflect on my journey, I remember dreaming of holding children’s hands. Literally. But not just any children, children here in Ecuador. I asked God, “what does this mean?”.
I believe in a God that does not work in borders, limitations, or human expectations.
My poetry, creativity, and dreams are not put on hold because I choose to serve God in Ecuador.
Today I watched Hidden Figures. Tears streamed down my face throughout the movie as the main characters were belittled. As opportunities were negated. I was reminded that so often women’s work goes unnoticed. Especially when that woman is of color. In a time where it feels we are not going forward but backwards in women’s rights, how can we believe in the possibilities for women in the world?
I mean I am too complicated, too simple, too annoying, too loud, too quiet. Whatever. The point is I don’t really know what the point is, I am simply all those things at different times. I like hearing people laugh out loud. I think it’s a big deal, because we are all going through something. Continue reading “Freewrite- Free mind pt.1”
I have my moments where I miss being on stage whether it be performing for a friend’s cause, a community event, a church, a school, etc. Yet, there is a stillness in me; I feel content surrounded by inspiration. Continue reading “There are phases to this”