My Reason for Rebellion

 February was a doozy, and i’m happy for March. This morning, i’m reflecting on a convo with my Dad on Christmas: Me: Dad, I want to be Powerful. That’s my word for the year. Dad: But baby, you already are. Me: I don’t mean like the Power of prayer or Power of my emotions….rather, … Continue reading My Reason for Rebellion

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

Selfish People

While in graduate school, I was once “in love” with a young man who was set on being a bum. Or perhaps he wasn’t a bum…but an opportunist. I used to operate on this principle that because I had, and others did not, then it was my God-given duty to give unto them, too. So … Continue reading Selfish People