CAE to CAF: Transition Complete

In the fall of 2017, Tyrone and I decided we wanted to get married to each other. Somewhere between October and December, I told my parents, pastors, and close friends. In January 2018, I told my family. After that, there was no turning back for me. Because I went from never having a boyfriend to […]

CAE to CAF 6: Grief

“Dealing with death is weird because someone you’ve known all of your life is suddenly gone and you’re left to deal with the fact that they’re never coming back.” Snagged from an old blog post, Remain In Peace. This is more of a sequel to that piece, but before I really get into the meat […]

Intersectionality 

My Black Facebook friends are raging My White Facebook friends are silent I’m constantly torn between feeling like a sell out  Or possibly appearing violent.  Being a young college-educated Christian Black girl  Has to be one of the most complex identities in the world   

Why I Practice Yoga Shirtless

Yea, you read that right. I’m new to Bikram (hot) Yoga, but I consider myself an official yogi. And when I practice, I practice in shorts and a sports bra. Yes, I have excess fat. I’m technically obese. My stomach is round and hangs down and I don’t care. I was the fat girl who […]

Job’s Wife, She Wasn’t So Crazy…

Why is that any time Job’s wife is mentioned she’s always seen as an irrational person?? I mean, let’s look at it from her perspective. In a short span of time, Job lost all of his possessions AND his children. I’m sure this was devastating and it probably made his already failing health even worse. However, […]