Touch It

“Sex is my spirituality.” In the half of an episode that I watched of “Girlfriends”, I remember the character Lynn making this confession during a monologue. I stored the message, and never needed to watch the show again. It just made sense to me this week. Since I stopped being a Christian, I’ve released the stigma … Continue reading Touch It

Where Does the Name “Ama” Come From?

A summer Florida morning served as the backdrop for a business-ish meeting between new girlfriends and young lady bawses. Starbucks and laughter, discussions on marriage, relationships, expressions of femininity, and personal dreams took precedent over laptops and notebooks for more than half of our time together, but sometimes business is less about numbers and more about building relationships. … Continue reading Where Does the Name “Ama” Come From?

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

Nudity is the Answer – My Birthday at JeJu Bath House

Pre-Gaming On Friday night, I went to bed with little interest in my 28th birthday. I was tired from the week of moving to Atlanta and put-putting from state-to-state in order to establish a new and solid footing. In my first week, i’d visited apartment complexes, applied for a new place, saw the initial round of family … Continue reading Nudity is the Answer – My Birthday at JeJu Bath House