Former Follower of Lost & Fearful Humans

I followed the crowd for years.  You do this, follow the crowd, when you are riddled with self-doubt. You especially do this if you are moving through life routinely questioning your own worth, your right to be here, your right to take up space on the planet. I did this. I followed the crowd until…

New Podcast Episode 031 – Two Angels On Assignment

I used to think I couldn’t talk about my mother because I thought to talk about her would be a denouncement of us both, like we failed in our roles as mother and daughter somehow, as if somethings were intrinsically wrong with us for not being able to go through life loving each other more…

America, Sometimes You Break My Heart

1. Unless one is born into an interracial family, most of us can remember the first occasions when we mingled with others outside of our race. I had no significant experience with non-black people until my college years. Of course, there were casual exchanges during my childhood and teenage years with teachers, a few camp…

We Are Angels Walking On Earth

Hey Lady, After nearly two years of absence from each other’s lives, although the feeling had been lingering like a vague shadow on a cloudy day, it finally hit me that I may never see you alive again. Though it may seem unnatural, I feel like I’ve made peace with this revelation. Maybe I had…