Flash Fiction: A Missing Piece

I am a missing piece of a large, buried puzzle. The image, civilizations rich in culture, education, and tradition. Kings and queens kissed by the sun and forging love under the moon. There are more pieces spread about, more than I could ever know, separated by land, water, and language. My brothers and sisters are strangers to me, but our ancestors keep tabs. Hoping that … Continue reading Flash Fiction: A Missing Piece

This is Quite a Conundrum: Mystery Blogger Award

I would first like to thank Laketra BFF for nominating me for this award. She truly deserve her nomination, as she continues to write beautiful, thought-provoking pieces. I will keep the excerpt Laketra had on her post “According to Okoto Enigma, ‘Mystery Blogger Award is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one … Continue reading This is Quite a Conundrum: Mystery Blogger Award

10 Helpful Tips When Seeking Therapy

May is Mental Health Awareness month! In my heart, I feel we are getting a little closer to recognizing mental health as regular health, but there is still so much work that needs to be done. I have this conversation, somewhat frequently, on what to expect or what you need to know when looking for a therapist. I often like to congratulate the person, even … Continue reading 10 Helpful Tips When Seeking Therapy

Labels, Labels, Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

I spent some time with a friend recently, and probably will not again, who claimed that her high school boyfriend is now “gay”. “Oh, that’s nice,” I said, which apparently was the wrong response. “How is that nice? He likes men now! What does that say about me?!” I looked at her puzzled. My immediate feelings a mix of confusion and annoyance. I looked at … Continue reading Labels, Labels, Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink