SPIRIT SPEAK

Before I left my room that morning, I said my prayers like I always do, but that day, the prayer was different. If Heaven had never heard of the career fair I was going for, they must have that day because that’s all I prayed about. My mother taught me to pray about everything so…

RADICAL TRUST

My sister looked at me and said “You don’t seem excited,” with a look of sheer confusion. It was the day before my birthday and a dear friend, who is over 9000 miles away from me, had sent a cake. Minutes before I carried the cake into the house, I had gotten an email about…

Silencing Voices

  SILENCING VOICES   My dad’s house got burnt down when he was younger because one of my grandpa’s employees left an iron on. Growing up, I heard this story multiple times as well as the instruction to never leave  an iron on “even for one second,” as my mum would say. Two weeks ago, I…

Let Light In

I have been wrestling with my thoughts, trying to figure out what to write about today and how to go about it. Do I come and tell you blatantly that I cannot believe that a woman has just been raped in a church in Nigeria or that a Black man has been intentionally-and this is…