I have nightmares. I can gauge the rawness of the dream by how long it takes to feel like my normal self again. A garish nightmare will take days, maybe even a week to work through. A bad nightmare may take half a day at least. A bad dream, maybe 2-4 hours. Something someone else […]
For When You Marry Wrong
I didn’t think I was marrying wrong. In fact, there was nothing at all wrong about my foray into marriage. When he got down on his knee with a beautiful platinum ring in hand he’d done so with the approval of his parents, my Ma, all our friends -mutual and individual- and his full-time Ministry […]
Are We The Same or Different?
I’m so excited to guest post on Grace’s blog – and I hope you’ll find it worth your time to read it! (To make it easier, I’ll try to keep things short.) It won’t take long for you to notice that my writing style is different from Grace’s. She writes as the free spirit she […]
Why I Married a White Dude: WTF?
Establishing in the Midst of Transition…Again
Or “in which I am a beloved failure,” OR “this is my defining moment, Y’all,” OR “I ate cliché’s for breakfast because the BEST IS YET TO COME!” On Monday I transitioned from the foundation I was working for. I’m not contractually able to say more than that, which in some ways, is a relief […]
Dave is my beloved. He is this surprising man who came into my life at such an unexpected time. Him. White. Funny. Über creative. He was there cracking me up, loving me through a raging storm. Will you be my beloved, he said. Yes, I will. I didn’t know how I, a beloved one, can […]
My 2012 in Review
Earlier today, I begun planning out my 2013 plans, dreams & B.H.A.G.’s. (Big, hairy, audacious goals). I made a date with Ransom at Target to do so… I believe an annual review of the previous year with a solid plan for the next is vitally important behavior for those of us wanting to live graceful, […]