I’m a new college teacher to 106 hard headed students who’ve taught me in one semester that i’m really just looking at myself. Continue reading teaching college is hard as shit, and students are afraid to be creative.
The Universe doesn’t set its children up for failure. Continue reading Confidence In Creation + Loving My “Deformities”
I find that I’m at the precipice of a lifestyle change. Or already going through one. My opinions are changing, and some stances solidifying. I’m standing on my square and witnessing it morph into a cube. I always say… I have no answers. But I’m ever finding that I indeed have a few. 1) This … Continue reading 28
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?
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
No, I haven’t written in weeks. Too long. …. way too long. I miss you guys and gals. Hey boo, Heeeyyyyy!! Why have I been gone? Because i’ve been busy getting my life together. And it was hard as shit in October. Seems like the needle of my destiny was stuck in a groove full … Continue reading Welcome to Atlanta
She always had the type of voice that made you want to cry and hug God at the same time…an effortless perfection. Anita and I met in 2003 when I joined the Augusta-based youth performing arts ensemble, Creative Impressions. I was singing for fun, but even then she was following her destiny. Back in July of … Continue reading Sweet 16 Reflections (Guest Post)