The Surrogate

The last five months have been especially challenging for me personally. My situation as a single mother remains the same. But I’ve been dealing with that for nearly six years now. While I once hoped it would be a temporary state of being I’ve come to accept that it’s simply my life until my child […]

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The Gray

The tragic story of the murder of Kassandra Perkins at the hands of her boyfriend and father of her child, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, has renewed the conversation about domestic violence in America. Journalist Goldie Taylor penned a brilliant piece sharing her intimate experience with the topic for MSNBC this week. As I […]

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Love and Happiness…

While clearing my Yahoo inbox this morning, I came across an invite to a seminar that a local Muslim organization was hosting regarding marriage and love. I opened the email and reading it brought certain memories flooding back. I can remember hanging out at a sister’s home late one night. Earlier in the day we’d […]

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