Majority of minorities/people of color have been taught since a young age to suppress feelings, to fight through, to not talk about struggles and trauma which has led to many turning to substances, drinking, sex, money, etc… For many of us who grew up in the hood/lower economic areas we didn’t have resources nor the … Continue reading Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness
There I am. Breathing too hard to understand Eyes paling Loud thunder above Mind renting space to the surrounding forces Here I am. The ground shakes… Body broken from the journey The soul feels… My voice reveals There He is. Joshua… Joshua… The voice whispers as the trees blow ‘Be strong and courageous’ There is … Continue reading In the Middle of the Fortress
2017 was one of those years for me. Emotionally and physically I went through it. From getting sick early in March to battling with the sickness for the rest of the year put me on a rollercoaster ride I did not expect going into the year. I had aspirations that 2017 would be the year … Continue reading SOAR!
Water lines coming down my face. Walking through a dark and deserted place. Dim light in front of me. Shadow behind me. What a reflection. Which direction? Melodies in my head. Singing, "we've come this far by faith." Wondering what's it going to take? More faith? Deep, deep in need. I plead... Father, take this … Continue reading Walking Through the Valley
God is faithful. Need I say more? It satisfies me to know that God's faithfulness does not depend on me. His faithfulness is rooted in His love. Love is who God is. Over the past year, I have been learning and I am continuing to learn how to live from God's love and not for … Continue reading God is Faithful