1460 days…

It is painful to hear of the passing of Chadwick Boseman.It is shocking to hear that he was diagnosed with colon cancer 4 years ago.It is draw-dropping how the information was kept confidential.It is disheartening to hear of people's criticism towards him.It is inspiring to witness his resilience through those years.It is WOW just to... Continue Reading →

Broken Daughter

Well in advance, we know our parent(s) before venturing into the world meeting new people. From an early age we comprehend that our parent's role is to protect and nurture. Innately, we start to imitate our parents.Wearing my mother's pearls around my neck, barely walking in her oversized shoes, and applying her Ruby Woo lipstick... Continue Reading →

Broken Mother

Women are patterned to carry eggs, ovulate, menstruate, procreate, breastfeed, nurture, and MULTI-TASK. A Broken Mother can only offer the shattered pieces of herself. That's all she’s got to give. Broken mirrors and broken windows are often ineffective. In the same vein, broken mothers may not be as operative as they ought to be. We've... Continue Reading →

#Entanglement

The word on the street is that Jada Pinkett-Smith had an affair; and all hell broke loose. When celebrities show a little transparency or expose a transgression or a misguided judgment, there is this veiled or equivocal reflection on their reputation. But in actuality, every married person is “entangled” in their own marital dysfunctions, whether... Continue Reading →

Broken Crayons Vol 2

The Genesis of my blog began with Broken Crayons. I talked about how many of us limit the potential of the crayon because it is broken. I dared my readers to see their potential despite their brokenness. Nearly three years later, I'm becoming more fully aware that brokenness has paralyzed many women from living their lives... Continue Reading →

Joel Delince – Stronger With Him

No other man can walk in Joel’s shoes. Sometimes, while he sleeps, I just stare at him… yup,  you guessed it. (Wink-wink!) The story before I liked him … We were friends, really good friends actually. We attended the same university, the same church, and we lived a few blocks from each other. Our commutes... Continue Reading →

Jeff Lindor – Stronger With Him

Our culture seems to have tolerated the world just as we found it. Few people have dared to face that lion and bring about reform. Jeff is one of the few. Wherever he is, there are no stones left unturned. He unsettles the dust. He has always been someone who cared for the community. All... Continue Reading →

Pierre Azor – Stronger With Him

Being the firstborn of a family, there are a plethora of burdens and obligations that one is imposed to carry. Being both a sibling and a parent to your siblings becomes an inevitable side effect. Firstly, you are more susceptible to your parents’ tough discipline. Then, there is the burden of going places because you have... Continue Reading →

James Holly – Stronger With Him

I first met James at a revival where he preached a sermon titled, “Stand Out, Don’t Fit In!” I must say that he lives up to that phrase. Not long after that, he became a member at my church and some time after, was elevated to Assistant Pastor. The first time we went out to... Continue Reading →

Yves Pierre – Stronger With Him

In the epoch of the exposures of pastor’s scandalous and reprehensible reputations, Yves Pierre upholds an unsullied reputation. Seventeen years ago, I walked into this church and never walked out. He managed to plant a church and for over 40 years, has been serving hundreds of people in Brooklyn NY. (Kudos!) He created a space... Continue Reading →

Duvenky Azzure – Stronger With Him

Azzure is a TERROR; let’s start with that. Growing up with him, he terrorized his siblings and I, like that time he put a live horseshoe crab under my bed while I was sleeping; or that time he swallowed a goldfish alive. Come to think of it, we would have it no other way. Without... Continue Reading →

Irventz Garçon – Stronger with Him

Catch Irventz on “Love Talks with the Garçons” co-starring his wife Anne, as they bring us behind the scenes of their marriage while giving advice, support, and hope. We all can agree that marriage is a tour de force. It requires lots of mental and emotional effort in order to cultivate a healthy one. Our... Continue Reading →

Renaldo Connor Jr. – Stronger With Him

I’ve had the privilege of changing his diapers and a greater privilege of bossing him around, just a tad. Renaldo Jr. is a little brother who could very well be granted the Big Brother Award. From the early age of 3, we discovered that he didn’t carry the “selfish” trait. If he went to the... Continue Reading →

Stronger with Him

For an evolved society so fascinated by and invested in progress, I find it contradictory that we’ve become a populous that have lost… our men. For far too long, we have suffered a shortage of good quality men. There is this disequilibrium, a higher demand than supply of good-mannered and natured men. But ladies, I... Continue Reading →

The Double Sided Story

The Double Sided Story As authors or fiction tellers, we hold the pen to a world of outcomes and possibilities. We get to tell the story how we want it to be told. Yet, the reader can interpret the story differently. In life, people often retell a story from their vantage point. Hence the adage,... Continue Reading →

Pocketing from our Pain

Pocketing off our Pain I’m in a quandary. Should I just scream? Should I cry? Should I write? Should I and more should I’s… I have so much to say but… but nothing seems to come out... … … … We are in a depth of despair. We seem to forget our frailty. We lose... Continue Reading →

The Color of Injustice

"MAMA! ... MAMA!" George Floyd screamed as he laid on the floor helpless with a police officer's knee pinned down on his neck. For 5 minutes and 58 seconds, we see a video retelling the narrative of George's final moments. "I can't breathe... please... I can't breathe... please... my neck hurts, my stomach hurts, everything... Continue Reading →

Lesson Learned

Life is a mystery. You just never know what you might get from day to day. Today might be a good day and tomorrow might be a not so good day. Each day we wake to the unknown. By the end of the day, we all would have learned something, something new or reminded of... Continue Reading →

Quarantine

Honestly... COVID19 is the reason I know the word "QUARANTINE". In fact, the first time I used it in a sentence, I butchered it. My husband had me repeat the sentence 3 times hoping I would catch it. Each time, I said the same thing. He ended up correcting me and we both had a... Continue Reading →

Hope for World

Do you remember Job? He has a whole book in the bible dedicated to him. Most people find the book too convoluted to understand. When I first read it I marveled at how God would allow him to go through these severe suffering. He lost everything he had. His children, his wealth, his possession, even... Continue Reading →

It is not ok… but it is going to be ok

These times are hard times, harder than anything we could ever imagine. It's been disturbing and distraught. I've ran out of comforting words to give to my friends. I've stopped listening to the news. I've been wiping and sanitizing surfaces like crazy. I've washed my hands more times than I can count. I've been eating... Continue Reading →

Make the Best of these days

Make the best of these days is really ironic. Where do we find any "best" during those days? The days have brought winds of emotions, complications and frustrations. As the story unfolds we have lost people and the people remaining have lost hope. Hope... A thing in the past. Were we a populous who put... Continue Reading →

For the Grieving World

These past couple of weeks have been a CALAMITY...  ALL of this to me are scenes directly from a film as seen on TV. Seeing in right before my eyes is SURREAL and UNSETTLING. We've heard SHUTDOWN, QUARANTINE, COVID POSITIVE, RIP so much we've become completely numb. Social distancing for some is much needed but... Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the Woman Next Door

Yes, South Africa’s very owned Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019. Beautifully executed! Mes compliments ma belle. There has been a flooding of congratulations, shares, and posts on my social media feed and suddenly, she is now trending. She is the new face of the Universe with “cheuveux crepus” and yet globally accepted. I'm... Continue Reading →

The Eulogy

“You will never see a U-Haul behind a hearse.” Denzel Washington Hearing of the death of someone always induces a wave of sadness; whether it is personal or not. It even has the ability to make you relive the death of a close one. At funerals, the easiest and most relieving portion is the eulogy.... Continue Reading →

I got my Own Sewage

Leave it to me to bring you a post with a title that got you SMH-ing! Lets get it started shall we? Ever noticed that EVERYONE comes to YOU to solve all THEIR problems? Their ministry is sinking, they all on you. They’re planning a party they call you. They catch their husband cheating and... Continue Reading →

Heartless Humanity

I've watched one of the most gut-wrenching videos today. A man who is expressing his happiness that Kobe Bryant passed away. Apparently, it is a "good story" the story of the athlete's passing. His reason, "he raped a girl." Is this what our society have become??? - a heartless generation full of vengeance and emptied... Continue Reading →

Dear You

Dear You, Life is more like a dystopia than utopia, imperfect rather than perfect - with injustice, grief, disease, wrath everywhere. I used to believe that everyone was living a great complication and problem-free life… except … except me. I've reasoned that if my problems were fixed perhaps I would be living a great life... Continue Reading →

Dear B!@#$%

Dear B!@#$% We ALL have been called that at least once in our lifetime, behind our backs, in someone's thoughts, in public, on television and even in church. It comes in many forms, to vilify and demean women and at times it serves as a term of endearment. Be that as it may, cover all... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman with the Communal Vagina

Dear Woman with the Communal Vagina, You have been intimate with ever man inquiring for the encounter. You sacrifice the most tender part of your body and vulnerability. You don’t get paid, so it is not a job for you. You cry at times, so it is not fun and enjoyable for you. I've just... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman who has lost her World

Dear Woman who has lost her World, I'm writing this letter to you Vanessa, Nathalia, Bianka and Capri Bryant because your king and princess didn't come home yesterday. To you Alexis Altobelli who've lost her father, mother and sister. To the two Mausers daughter who lost their mom, to the Chester and Zobayan family who've... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman battling Infertility

Dear Infertile Woman. I'm sorry on the behalf of all the needy and curious people who constantly make their way to bring you more sorrow than you can bear. We see you, woman who makes everything easy and yet battles with your siege in the shadows. We, the people have exhumed all the dead hopes,... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman on Gov’t Assistance

Dear Woman on Gov't Assistance, Many people are disparaging you, criticizing you because you're not independent. I've come to terms that we are all dependent in our own rights (borrowed books from the library, free school lunch, financial aid, reduced metrocards, medicaid/care, Sally Mae, bank loans, credit cards, car lease, slept on someone else's couch,... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman with Addiction

Dear Woman with the Addiction, We are entering a judgment free zone. EVERY woman has an addiction, every single one of us. Most of us choose to be in denial of this addiction's existence and dominion. In the meantime, it is deteriorating our motherly instincts, our nurturing nature and our self-care reflexes. It brings us... Continue Reading →

Dear Cheating Wife

Dear Cheating Wife, It used to be a myth that only men cheat. You've completely debunked this tale. Adhering to the unembellished facts, women cheat all the more and even more devastating than men can. Your husband doesn't deserve this, no matter WHAT he did to you. I'm sending you this letter to request you... Continue Reading →

Dear Pastor’s wife

Dear Pastor's wife, Working in tandem with your husband have gotten you prestige and an avalanche of grief. Perhaps you wish you could get a do-over just to acquire peace of mind and be safeguarded from gossip and acrimony. The congregation seems to have a lot to say about the length of your dress, the... Continue Reading →

Dear Insecure Woman

Dear Insecure Woman, I will brief you on this new found evidence, even the most confident woman have an insecurity that she is carrying around. They just know how to channel it. License your strength and beauty mark be dominant. Subdue your weakness and flaw to be recessive. While you are insecure about whatever that... Continue Reading →

Dear Single Mother

Dear Single Mother, You are totally underpaid. You get one salary to be a mom, a dad, the cleaning lady, a tutor, the laundry lady, a therapist, a chef, the annoying lady, the alarm clock, the breadwinner, the unfair lady, a mediator, an inspector gadget. You do it all for your children and at times... Continue Reading →

Dear Homewrecker

Dear Home-wrecker, I won't blame you for their failing marriage but you aren't entirely innocent either. Please stay in your lane. Don't go crashing into someone else's home. Whether it is the thrill of the affair, steamy sex or having a man with no wifely duties. That woman worked too hard for you to come... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman with Daddy Issues

Dear Woman with Daddy Issues, Just because your biological father rejected you doesn't mean God rejects you. Your father may have been alienated, absent and abusive. But God got you. You don't need validation from men. You no longer have to lean on a man to help you deal with abandonment issues. It is time... Continue Reading →

Dear 35, Horny & Single

Dear 35, Horny and Single, Beside the hormones fuming, you are fighting this clock. Tick … tock … tick … tock…your internal clock ticking. I get it. You are getting old, with degrees stacked, bag secured, home purchased. This unyielding “clock” and hormonal rage can bring you to a point of desperation. Don't let it.... Continue Reading →

Dear High Maintenance Woman

Well... if the truth be told... you are overwhelming. Too hard to please. Too hard to love. Too hard to forgive. Too choleric to understand. Too hard to get along with. Too of everything! Extra sensitive! Extra emotional! Extra defensive! Extra bossy! Extra everything! So, we all, the community at large have a request, please... Continue Reading →

Dear Big Girl

Dear Big Girl, You know… your weight doesn’t decrease or increase your value. You have to place your happiness above all else. If this extra donut makes you happy while the whole world is cringing, you better savory and enjoy every bite. But, if after you've eaten this donut, it makes you emotionally unhappy, it... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman wanting Implants

Dear Woman wanting Implants, I want you to know, you were born with enough. You don't have to add to "you". Extra boobs, bigger lips, extra posterior are but unnecessary burdens. Adding an extra derriere will make it hard to find a good pair of jeans to fit just right. Big synthetic lips, aren't that... Continue Reading →

Dear Angry Black woman

Dear Angry Black Woman, In this culture you have two things that are fighting against you - "Black" and "woman." You are a woman, some view you less than and some view you as a threat. Two, you are an African American, some view you as a melaninnaire, opulent with melanin and armored with resilience.... Continue Reading →

Dear Feminist

Dear Feminist,  Feminism has been converted to more of a “trend” and “brand” than a movement. To the movement, kudos! To the brand, who profess no need for a man, I'm not taking shots, just food for thought: Do you really want equal rights with men? Do you want to do exactly what they can... Continue Reading →

Dear Virgin

Dear Virgin, In this over-sexualized society and pop culture,  it is frowned upon to be a woman of virtue, practicing abstinence. "If you aren't having sex... something must be wrong with you or clearly no man finds you worthy for the act." Contrary to popular belief, purity is still a virtue. Though purity is depreciated,... Continue Reading →

Dear Gossiping Woman

Dear Gossiping Woman, I heard that you're the best advertiser there is. Thought, I'd reached out and let you know that I need you for my business. Not my personal life but I just started a brand new business. I was wondering since you are spreading my personal business for free if you wouldn't mind... Continue Reading →

Dear Mrs Divorcee

Dear Mrs Divorcee, I'm not here to tell you whether to remarry or not. Not my business! But I will say this, don't let the shame and humiliation that comes with this bring you into a state to depression. Carrying loads of regret or blame are the straw that will break your back. You have... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman with the little titties

Dear Woman with the little titties, The size of the mammaries don't make the woman nor esteem her value. Thus, don't ever feel like you have to overcompensate. Don't listen to the media whispering to you to get bigger ones. Tiny, small, big, huge, they all work the same. Don't let any man cripple your... Continue Reading →

Dear 16 & Pregnant

Dear 16 & Pregnant, I'm sure this was not what you would have wanted. But it happened and life continues. This is going to be a tough couple of years for you, a very maturing phase. Your peers may forsake you. Your parents will be disappointed. Shame may follow you. You are going to get... Continue Reading →

Dear Domestically Abused

Dear Abused, Don't stay for the abuser. Don't stay for the home you've built. Don't stay for the kids. Don't stay for love. Leave for you. One day, you will love you for it. Sincerely, If you need help, don't hesitate - Domestic violence hotline: 1−800−799−7233    

Dear Mother in Law

Dear Mother in Law, I promise you, we aren't out here to kill your sons. So let us cook him our meals even if it isn't as tasty as yours. Let us iron his clothes even if we barely know how. Don't shame us because we don't align with your standards of traditional housewives. He... Continue Reading →

Dear Pastor’s Daughter

Dear Pastor's daughter, Prodigal daughter, you've succumbed to the pressure of the title. You've slept with men you didn't even know their name. You've sold your body on a pole. You've snorted some of the interdict white powder... SO WHAT???!! Those who've judged you will somewhere down the line run into their own little dirty... Continue Reading →

Dear Envious Woman

Dear Envious Woman, I will trade you my green pastures that you've been peering over the fence, for one week If can tend to it like I can, if you will wake up early in the morning to water it, if you will mow it when it's needed, if will purchase fertilizer for it, if... Continue Reading →

Dear Nappy Hair

Dear Nappy hair, You are the girl with the good hair. You can braid it, perm it, lock it, fro it, curl it, flatiron it, its shrinkable - endless possibilities! Versatile hair is good hair. It is totally manageable, totally beautiful, totally presentable. and totally a handful. I love it. Embrace it!   Signed,

Dear Married Woman

  Dear Married Woman, By now... you have already come to the reality that marriage is work, a whole lot of work. Don't be unenthusiastic about this, put in the work. You aren't alone. One of the mistakes that is decaying our community is married women who prey on single girls. Please don't shame the... Continue Reading →

Dear Younger me

Dear younger me, Outrightly, you are a force. I mean it. Like a wind. You are a force. Invisible! Unscented! Yet... Powerful! Destructible! Invisible! Yup, you will be invisible for years. People won't be cognizant of your existence. No one will want to be your friend. You will be an unmitigated disaster. You will be... Continue Reading →

Dear Esther

Dear Esther Your prayer is going to save the Nation, so start praying" [[Based on True Story: Book of Esther] Like Ruth, you are of a woman who have her own book and named after her. You go girl, that is quite noteworthy. Oddly enough, your book starts off with your husband’s ex-wife. They stripped... Continue Reading →

Dear Jezebel

Dear Jezebel “Use your bravery for positivity” [[Based on True Story: Book of Kings]] To be honest, I never thought I would be writing you. We are taught to avoid you by ALL means necessary. Here I am closing the series and the year with "Dear Jezebel." You're the most notorious woman in the bible.... Continue Reading →

Dear Mary Magdalene

Dear Mary Magdalene Turn your gratitude into Servitude [[Based on True Story: Book of Luke 8:1-3 Mark 16:9]]  Dear Mary Magdalene, We heard Jesus healed you from having seven demons. The actual footage isn’t chronicled. We have very few details. Seven demons meant you had to have practiced these 7 most deadly sins, greed, pride,... Continue Reading →

Dear Elizabeth

Dear Elizabeth, It is your DUTY to know what God told your husband [Based on a Biblical Event Luke 1] Dear Elizabeth, I've heard about you... especially during the Christmas season... you are the mother of John the baptist, the one who came to prepare a way for the Lord. Prior to that, you were... Continue Reading →

Dear Jochebed

Dear Jochebed “Adopt over abort - there is Greatness is in your womb.” [[Based on True Story: Exodus 2]] Dear Jochebed, It must have been hard for you to carry this child for 9 months, give birth to him, nurture, raise him then have to give him away to another woman. Not given to another... Continue Reading →

Dear Sinful Woman

Dear Sinful Woman Don't let people shame you from worshiping God [[Based on a True Story: Luke 7:36-50]] No matter how much good we do, that tiny itty-bitty sin always find a way to change our name to its name - they call you the “sinful woman” as if all other women born and unborn... Continue Reading →

Dear Martha

Dear Martha from Bethany You worry too much [[Based on a True Story: Luke 10]] Dear Martha, You are a busy woman, I see. You constantly find things to keep yourself occupied. You have a little perfectionist in you. You have so many good qualities, you are good-natured and you are a servant. You are... Continue Reading →

Dear Miriam

Dear Miriam “Gossiping is a sin” [[Based on True Story: Numbers 12 ]]  Dear Miriam, There is nothing juicer than a piece of rumor or drama that is forbidden. When you know something they say, "don't tell anyone" that's when you have the hitchiest itch to tell someone. Nevertheless, when one desires to serve God... Continue Reading →

Dear Rachel & Leah

Dear Rachel & Leah Stop competing with each other [[Based on True Story: Genesis 29 ]] When your father give you both to the same man, Jacob... you have nothing left but to compete with each other to get the best of that man. This sister feud is quite common. We see it all the... Continue Reading →

Dear Servant Girl

Dear Servant Girl “You have more purpose than you think” [[Based on True Story: 2 Kings 5:1-19]] Dear Servant Girl, Wearing your shoes, it is easy to feel out of place. Unwanted. Unknown. Under appreciated. Under esteemed...  Under-aged... Underrated. Under and under. People look at you like you are a servant girl. They treat you... Continue Reading →

Dear Job’s Wife

Dear Job’s Wife “Don’t divorce him.” [[Based on a True Story: Job 2:9-10.]] Dear Job’s Wife, They say, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from God” but I don’t know much of a good thing you were to Job. Though you didn’t say much, you said enough, enough to... Continue Reading →

Dear Peninnah

Dear Peninnah “Where is your compassion” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 1:1-8]]   Dear Peninnah,  The thought of sharing a husband is quite disheartened but nonetheless your story includes Hannah and yourself sharing Elkanah. There isn’t much about you but what's reveal is quite gloomy. You have children but your sister-wife Hannah doesn’t... Continue Reading →

Dear Bathsheba

Dear Bathsheba “Sorry I judged you.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Samuel 1]] Dear Bathsheba, I'm offering you condolences for the passing of your husband and your child. This is the second letter I am writing to you. The first one couldn’t be sent to you. Owning to the severity of my words. It... Continue Reading →

Dear Samaritan Woman at the Well

Dear Samaritan Woman at the Well “Return the woman's husband to her. Your own is coming. Wait for him’’ [[Based on a True Story: John 4]]   Dear Samaritan Woman, I’ve read your story. Now, I've discovered that you were not just a simple woman sleeping around. You were smart. You had a tremendous amount... Continue Reading →

Dear Potiphar’s Wife

Dear Potiphar’s wife “Be faithful – be honest.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 39]]   Dear Potiphar’s wife, I must say that you are certainly persistent. Though that persistence was for ill purposes, it is still admired. You are the type that will do whatever it takes to get your way. The ones who... Continue Reading →

Il n’y a pas de Rose sans épines

This morning, I woke up to a grief strickening message, my grandmother has journeyed to be with the Lord. I know she is in a better place because she was very pious, fully devoted to God. She left a legacy of faith for us. At 83, she's lived a good life, 7 children, 22 grandchildren... Continue Reading →

Dear Daughters of Zelophehad

Dear Daughters of Zelophehad “The blessing is in the instruction” [[Based on a True Story: Numbers 27]]   In the Old Testament, the inheritance customs were to bequeath from a father’s riches to his sons. But when a father dies and doesn’t have any sons but five daughters what happens then? They team up together... Continue Reading →

Dear Widow

Dear Widow “Your Little is Enough.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Kings 4:1-7]] Dear Widow, You just lost your husband and now his creditors are threatening to take away your sons as ransom. What a deeply disturbing experience. Now, you are in a dire necessity to live. Seeking help, you ask Elisha, a man... Continue Reading →

Dear Mary

Dear Mary “There is Greatness in your Womb” [[Based on a True Story:]]   Dear Mary, How do you look people in the eyes with the same innocent you once used now that it seems like you’ve been living a lie all along. It had to be hard for you to persuade people to believe... Continue Reading →

Dear Shunammite Woman

Dear Shunammite Woman “All is well.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Kings 4:8-37]]   Dear Shunammite Woman, When one have accrued great wealth, it is easy to omit the less fortunate. Having a good life makes it is easy to neglect God’s work. Busy spending the money and busy making more, excluding helping those... Continue Reading →

Dear Poor Widow

Dear Poor Widow “The size of your offering doesn’t matter. Give your best. Your few cents matter” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Mark 12:41-44]]   Dear Poor Widow, In four verses, we’ve gained a very great deal of insight. You got two things working against you, you are a widow and you are... Continue Reading →

Dear Queen Vashti

Dear Queen Vashti “Keep your Standards” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 38]]   Dear Queen Vashti, My letter to you is a little deferred as I became afraid that people would think that I’m praising you for disobeying your husband, which the bible talks against. What would my reader think? But, I had to... Continue Reading →

Death to the Notion of…

Death to the notion of… Death is a tragic experience for EVERYONE, to those they call “thugs” and to those they call “chickens”. Our human instinct continues to struggle with accepting death. In that grieving process, there is that pain that is indescribably too evident to deny. The death of our loved ones is totally... Continue Reading →

Dear Bilhah & Zilpah

Dear Bilhah & Zilpah “Your sacrifice is notable.” [[Based on True Story: Book of Genesis 30]] Dear Bilhah and Zilpah, Bilhah handmaiden to Rachel and mother of Dan, Naphtali. Zilpah handmaiden to Leah and mother of Gad and Asher. You were treated like a slave. You were commanded to sleep with someone's husband to bare... Continue Reading →

Dear Ruth

Dear Ruth “Your selflessness won’t go unnoticed.” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Ruth]] Dear Ruth, Listen here lady, not too many women have their own book named after them in the bible, not even the mother of Jesus. By not too many, I mean there is only the two, you and Esther. Talk... Continue Reading →

Dear Jephthah’s Daughter

Dear Jephthah’s Daughter [[Based on a True Story: Judges 11:29-40]] You have one of the most painful narratives to read, think, and talk about. This tragedy is never talked about. People don’t preach on it. Vows is something that we should never break, matrimonial vows and vows made to God. Unfortunately, your father made a... Continue Reading →

Dear Rahab

Dear Rahab "God doesn’t need other’s approval to use you.” [[Based on a True Story: Joshua 2 & Joshua 6:22-25]]   Dear Rahab, They say prostitutes aren’t virtuous. I surely said it myself on numerous occasions. Who knows… you may have said it too yourself. The occupation you chose says that your moral values were... Continue Reading →

Dear Dinah

Dear Dinah “You are of great value.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 34]]   Dear Dinah, Out of all the women in the bible you have the saddest narrative, innocent and defiled. Still, the man who defiled you suddenly loves you enough to ask for your hand in marriage. After he shamed you, degraded... Continue Reading →

Dear Tamar

Dear Tamar “Your past isn’t too for you to be a part of Jesus’ lineage.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 38]]   Dear Tamar, Your wicked husband died, you then marry his brother, he too died. When you realized his next to kin wasn’t going to be given to you, you took matters in... Continue Reading →

Dear Sapphira

Dear Sapphira “God over husband” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Acts 5:1-10]] Dear Sapphira, Your memoir holds tons of weight. Why? Well, for one this is the only encounter we see in the bible regarding a woman interacting with the Holy Spirit. The other thing is seeing the consequences of when we sin... Continue Reading →

Dear Eve

Dear Eve “If God said, ‘No’ then no it is.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis]] Dear Eve, You are the bona fide First Lady, first woman ever - God’s objective and prototype for women. We are all a replicas of you. Being that you are the truest first lady, you became the first wife,... Continue Reading →

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