On Love

One thing I know for sure is that Love always finds me. Love is a gift, a budding blooming flower. Hormone induced. The great illusion and the greatest joy. The truest teacher. The little death. Inexplicable and imperfect. Divine. Temporary and cyclical. And my heart is as open as the sky. Continue reading On Love

They Called Me Olivia Pope (Part II): 11 Things I’ve Learned as a Priestess

Yes yes, yall! Today is the 2nd anniversary of my initiation as an Obatala priestess!! If you are new to You Are The Truth, or need a refresher, you can click here to learn all about my year-long initiation process of wearing white in the Ifa/Lucumi faith. I am proud that the article on my iyawo … Continue reading They Called Me Olivia Pope (Part II): 11 Things I’ve Learned as a Priestess

They Called Me Olivia Pope: 8 Things I Learned During My Year In White

  Scandal’s leading lady, character Olivia Pope, was markedly my fashion inspiration during 2013 – my Iyawo year. If I was going to wear nothing but white for 365 consecutive days, i’d do so as my mother has raised me – with class and style. I spent all of 2013 wearing white clothes every day, … Continue reading They Called Me Olivia Pope: 8 Things I Learned During My Year In White

Swim

I’m sitting at this moment at an audition for a spot of Host on a local network. I went over my my game plan in the car, determining and saying aloud to the audience of Self my purpose for even coming. Admittedly, I was apprehensive to audition – this is for a Christian network, and … Continue reading Swim