You, dear heart, are meant and built and destined for flight. Continue reading Hi, I’m Tender
Foreign young women shouldn’t walk down dark streets alone. And, a gentleman should accompany her back to safety. We both knew this. Continue reading Part 1: No, I wasn’t r****
Change…my life path number. One of the only things in life guaranteed to us. Stability. Hasn’t been much of that surrounding me on the outside in recent months…but I’ve been maintaining my spiritual center. There is no perfect time to start your life or your dream, you know. There will always be a bill, and … Continue reading How Will I Fly?
I was driving home from work tonight when I saw a familiar sign. Would you believe me if I said that seeing it made me smile? Traffic is one of my greatest pet peeves. I rarely have the patience for it, and will drive an extra 5-10 miles out of my way if it means … Continue reading Expect Delays
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
People around me call me Brave, and consider how, without a job, will I eat. How will I live? I have no fear. I’ve spent 27 years witnessing the seasons change, and paying attention to nature. I know very well how this story goes. Spring brings copulation, creation, and growth. Rain and flowers. Pollen … Continue reading seasons change, and so do we
I had to memorize this Robert Frost poem in the seventh grade, and it made a strong impact on 12-year-old me. Something about those two roads diverged in a yellow wood seemed like a sneak peak into this young and unfolding life of mine. And I tell you, it has been a thrill ever since. With … Continue reading The Road Not Taken
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