I Knew A Boy Once.

I knew a boy once. Every time he looked in the mirror, he saw the father that never loved him. Or the women he always abandoned. Or the sister he molested. As each day went by, he found himself staring at his wounds and failures instead of his triumphs. He looked past his brilliance and […]

100 Questions For The Soul

  Do You Love Who You’re Becoming? I ask myself. I imagine standing on stage, sharing the newest developments of my life, reflecting on the joys and lows of the past year. I remember myself at the beginning. Lost sight. Down on myself. Not sure who I was or what I wanted.  I needed some guidance, […]

Black Love, Is Marriage Hard Work?

“Marriage isn’t hard work, we make it hard”Todd Taylor said this phrase during the Atlanta Clips & Conversations event for Black Love, the docuseries created by Codie and Tommy Oliver that captures love stories of black married couples. Season 2 of the docuseries airs on May 12th and Atlanta was the last stop on the […]

An Ode To The LGBT Community

There is something beautiful about a person who is willing to be completely authentic to their hearts desires; especially when those desires go against popular rhetoric and design. The other day, as I sat in Tin Lizzy’s stuffing my face with this Sante Fe quesadilla, I watched a women introduce herself as Megan. She wore […]

Love Isn’t Enough.

Love. Hatred. Resentment. Sadness. Arguments, Misunderstanding. Loneliness. Beauty. Laughter. Possessiveness. Growth. Death. Life. Marriage. is all of the above. It translates the deepest emotions into the most aggressive actions at the drop of a dime. It is the effervescent mirror that reflects our behaviors and tendencies. The mirror that we naturally avoid as we settle […]