White Privilege~A List

White Privilege: a term that makes people uncomfortable and even angry, mainly because we equate the word “privilege” with wealth, an easy life, elite family status, even celebrity.   We get highly offended if someone says we are privileged when we…Read more

“Therapy” & Me

“I sat in my car in the parking lot of Best Buy and just started bawling. Granted, the service at Best Buy can be bawl worthy but that wasn’t it. Everything just hit me at that moment. Six years after…Read more

"Therapy" & Me

I remember vividly the time my mom and her sister were on the phone talking about something that sounded like a government secret from their whispered tone of voice and apprehension.  When my mom got off of the phone she…

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A Collaboration in Black and White

She trusts me with her art works and my crystal healing expertise and I trust her experience with how the intention works within her artistic expression from her experience as a black woman.

Feeling Their Pain, Healing Their Energy

I was halfway to work when a sudden feeling took over my entire being. I don’t know how to explain it other than to say it was a feeling of incredible sadness and heartache. It was physical and heavy. It…Read more

How I Lost 19lbs In 5 Weeks

This blog is going to sound like an infomercial.  It’s not.  But it’s the truth. If you know me well you will know that I like to eat.  Hell you can look at me and tell that I’m not an…Read more

Watch Me Fly ~Then & Now

When I first realized that I had the ability to transform my life, my emotions, and my perspective into songs, I was filled to the brim with joy.  I remember how free I felt.  Free and vulnerable.  Exposed.  It was…Read more

The Yellow Bead

**Note..I wrote this blog a few years ago when my friend April Sims  asked me to do a guest blog for Black History Month.  I recently saw a news article that was giving statistics about what races were more likely…Read more

The “N” Word

I was working the evening shift at a store in a mall a million years ago and I was ringing up a customer at the front desk.  She was an older white woman….sweet as pie….but she appeared uncomfortable as she…Read more

A Gift of Kindness

*photo copyright Phil Stern Gallery “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a…Read more