Tag: Friendship

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Poison

I had an issue with a friend that took days to resolve. It was the kind of disagreement that could damage a years-long friendship. While processing it all, I became even more upset and decided not to talk about it. But then I realized, if I held onto the anger I’d continue to be sick. It wasn’t until I felt backed into a corner … Read More Poison

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Save Yourself

My last year in college I dated this guy and for the most part he had his life together. I remember questioning what my purpose was in the relationship because I couldn’t help him. It’s as if my value (to myself) was dependent upon how much I could help him. Fast forward some years later when I graduated with my master’s degree. There was … Read More Save Yourself

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Full Circle

I used to be so jealous when my friends were getting married. It was if I was watching them get the one thing I wanted and prayed God would do for me. And it didn’t happen once, it happened over and over again. I remember being in weddings and taking moments to myself to get myself together. Between the smiles I was fighting to … Read More Full Circle

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One Thing

I am guilty of ignoring all of the blessings God has given me because I wanted God to do one thing. I’ll have moments when I’ll forget all He’s done because He hasn’t done that one thing! Luckily, when I was content to stay in my own sunken place – drowning and no longer able to see the good God has done – my … Read More One Thing

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Be Kind To Yourself

Lately I’ve found myself saying some really mean things. Not to other people but to myself. I have two sick parents and when I say sick I mean diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, vision and hearing problems, liver and kidney problems, cancer, epilepsy and the list goes on. And sometimes I’m not my highest self.  The truth is…I’m grieving yesteryear while trying to accept today and … Read More Be Kind To Yourself

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