Darkness Into Light

Do you know me? Have you any idea from whence I came?  Phfft! Darkness.  And I mean the kind of darkness that reeks like shit and failure, the kind of darkness that feels like a nightmare, where at first you’re running because something is chasing and if you dare to stop you will surely die;…

New Podcast Episode – 032 Rough Around the Edges

The cool thing about this creative journey is I get to have regularly scheduled reviews on what I am learning about mySelf. For most of my adult life I had grown accustomed to living out my days in compartmentalized Selves. From Monday to Wednesday I usually showed up to work as Monday-Morning Maria, who was…

New Podcast Episode – 028 The Untangling of a Life

I am pleasantly shocked with how much I have changed on this creative journey. The opening remarks in this particular episode embody a little of my newfound bravery. Huzzah! In AA we learned to take stock of our lives by making an inventory of our choices. It was an important look at where we had…

Unpacking A Little Shame

I have a few pithy notes to share in this short post.  First— In my life, I have made some choices of which I’m not proud. A few of them involved being a follower instead of a leader for much of my existence. Once upon a time, I was a sell-out to black people, a…