Tag Archives: love

Challenge: Rise or Fall

“Fall in love.” Fall (verb): move downward, typically rapidly and freely without control, from a higher to a lower level. Fall (noun):an act of falling or collapsing; a sudden uncontrollable descent. Hm…why is it so appealing to fall in love again? … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve

I recently finished a course offered at my church about marriage. This class is open to everyone but required for those who would like to marry inside of the church by one of the pastors. What is a single gal, … Continue reading

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October 4th, 2011.2015.

On this day four years ago, I was sharing a dorm room that was shaped like the slice of a pizza. I was in a dark time of my life. I was living away from home, and I was terrified. … Continue reading

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Just Skin Deep?

He called me beautiful. He called me beautiful like it was my name. He called me beautiful like it was my name, but he did not know me. Excuse me sir, I sincerely appreciate the compliment, but I am curious … Continue reading

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Lock & Key

To My Unborn Son(s), I love you so much, and I haven’t even met you yet. I shutter even thinking about the responsibility of raising you to be a great person, because I always feel there is some piece of wisdom … Continue reading

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Unstoppable

I am not dainty. And I don’t want to be. I am not the girl you save. I am not the damsel in distress. I am not weak nor in need of a hero (outside of Jesus). I used to … Continue reading

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To Be Woman and Black

As a woman in this country I must express my sorrow.  Mike Brown. Eric Garner. Trayvon Martin. Freddie Gray. All these men I have marched for. I have held up my hands, I have shouted for their freedom in the … Continue reading

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Perfection is Overrated

Sometimes when we make a mistake we get caught up thinking about the past. We spend so much time dwelling on what we did; we neglect the possibility of moving forward. We find it daunting to try to pick up … Continue reading

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The Truth in Waiting

There is this myth that a person has to care for every need/want of their significant other, and I have personally witnessed how this can destroy someone’s entire belief system. This is especially true for women. I know so many … Continue reading

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Evidence of Things Unseen

There are so many ordinary things in life. There are so many times we are persuaded to settle for something “more realistic.” I sometimes give into the temptation to settle, but there is one area in my life I refuse to … Continue reading

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