Category Archives: “the conversation”

I can’t run from myself…

There’s nowhere to hide. For years, I was convinced that if I kept it moving, eventually things would be different. Better. As if miraculously, all of the baggage I was carrying around would be lost by the airline, and I’d … Continue reading

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Strength, insecurity, dignity, grace, fear, faith…all the bloody things

There’s something in the air the week. It feels like a week of rapid transformation. Or deterioration. Or both. If I were to lay it all out, you wouldn’t believe the shit I’ve been facing. And it’s only Thursday. In … Continue reading

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Triggered into the future

Years ago, there was a man with whom I was very much in love. We were best friends. We were basically inseparable. There was one huge, glaring problem between us. My faith. We had hours and hours of discussions, debates, … Continue reading

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Have you ever had a day that was so chock full of emotion that you are completely, emotionally hungover the next day? Well…that is me today. Yesterday my niece graduated from high school. I may be weeping under those sunglasses…but … Continue reading

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What is YOUR story?

Today, waiting for the bus, I met the most delightful woman. “Have you been waiting for long?” That’s public transportation code for I want to talk. She was coming from the doctor. Lawd Jesus…she was so wonderfully refreshing. I wanted … Continue reading

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Comparison is a waste of time

Have you ever found yourself wondering, “what does he/she have that I don’t?” I’ve found that question arising a lot lately in a personal situation. Tonight, I finally figured it out. You’ve got nothing but problems, woman. You see…I’m holding … Continue reading

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Treatise

I understand why I’ve attracted the people into my life that I have. I take responsibility for the energy that I’ve put out into the universe to attract the people I have. That being said…my energy is shifting. I’m not … Continue reading

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My own personal Narnia

The best part about having an autoimmune disease is that it builds a level oh humility in you that is unparalleled. I mean…one day you feel like a million bucks. You have a decent amount of energy; you sleep like … Continue reading

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I see you

Hi. I see you. 👀 You. Walking down the street, looking like you have it all. Coifed hair. Nice shoes. Perfect makeup. Good job. Good relationship. Nice car. Pretty house. 2.5 kids, dog, picket fence. Glazed over eyes, just going … Continue reading

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Stop with your tantrums

I am still trying to process what happened in Parkland, FL this week. I cannot comprehend how a man would even get the thought of taking a weapon and gunning down a school. I couldn’t even kill a mouse in … Continue reading

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