Friendship in a time of War

With all of the chaos, hatred & oppression that's going on in the world, it is imperative that we take care of ourselves. For some, it's going for a long walk or curling up with a good book or even just disconnecting from social media all together. For me, it's about friendship. I am such … Continue reading Friendship in a time of War

I am Sandra Bland.

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of Sandra Bland's death in a Texas jail cell. She entered the facility 3 days before her death for "failure to signal a  lane change" and never left. When the news broke and her arrest was plastered all over the media, I saw so much of myself in her. … Continue reading I am Sandra Bland.

No Justice. No Peace.

"No Justice, No Peace! No Racist...Police!" This was one of many chants and declarations that could be heard as we flooded the streets of downtown Atlanta last night. Over 10,000 people, Black, Brown, White and otherwise gathered in the name of justice for Black lives. If I am being honest, while I have attended vigils … Continue reading No Justice. No Peace.


There is something so bittersweet about the grieving process. For Black Christians, it is often swept under the rug as we are encouraged to "just pray about it" and to "hold on to faith" Well, I would like to talk about grieving...faithfully. Yes, I know how faithful God is and that He has never left … Continue reading Grieving…Faithfully.

Why I hate the word “Motherless”

With Mother's Day on the horizon, I cannot help but think of those who may have recently (or not so recently) lost a Mother or Mother figure. Right now, stores are filled with Mother's Day cards, balloons, flowers and all of the goodies that we normally buy for the special Moms in our lives. However, … Continue reading Why I hate the word “Motherless”

Golden Girls….in the hood?

Hey y'all! Back again to share today's rant/stream of consciousness. So, if you're a little thrown off the by picture, just hold on! Yes, these are the classic, HILARIOUS, say-whatever-they-want Golden Girls from Miami! (Yes, I know the show was not real). It is, however, my absolute favorite TV show...probably ever (I am about 100 … Continue reading Golden Girls….in the hood?

Dear Mama…I’m going to be a DOCTOR!

Hey y'all! I am back and ready to share again (remember this whole letting people into my head thing is new to me). I am very excited to begin sharing my academic, career and professional journey with y'all in this space. I was recently accepted to the Counselor Education PhD Program at UGA and I … Continue reading Dear Mama…I’m going to be a DOCTOR!