My People Motivate Me

As a very little girl I knew my people were beautiful, special…mistreated & hated. I knew I actively wanted to be a part of our restoration, no matter what form that took on. (And dare I say, I knew at 16 yrs old it was my calling) ....more

For DaJerria Becton.

Your necessary air is restricted....more

Something New

So there’s a new fella in my life. At first, I was finna be all coy & secretive....more

I’m an addict showing up

Read this little snippet from Anne Lamott’s FB page today & it encouraged me to put a few words down today....more

I Will Not Fly Today

I know why the uncaged bird doesn’t sing. What lurks beyond the cage I cannot say. I reach, but knees knock against hollowed-out bones like the hollowed heart of their carrier ....more

I Need To Say Something Entirely Different To White People

I took the Megabus, Chicago to Nashville a little while ago....more

In which it is okay for me to exist here

I shared...more

Struggling with Grace

*I wrote the following guest post for the upcoming Jumping Tandem Retreat coming up May 1-3 in Ashland, NE which I’ll be key-noting on the 1st evening!...more

Light in the Darkness

On grace, the light in the darkness....more

The Day I sent my Daddy to Prison

I was jittery nervous in that witness box. I shoved sweaty hands under my little thighs to keep them from shaking....more