Ssshh... Hush now... That's right baby, close your eyes. I've got you. Mhmmm, Hmmm Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound The child drifted off into a deep slumber. As I sat there rocking that child, tears formed in my eyes. I was a mother, a despondent mother for tomorrow I knew my life would change … Continue reading A Mother’s Heart
Lotion From the tip of his soft head to his tiny little feet. Lotion It moisturizes his fat body. Lotion It protects his new soft skin. Lotion My, Oh my, how he squeals in laughter as I rub. Lotion On his body. Lotion His chubby hands knock over the bottle … Continue reading Soft & Smooth
I've sat... Here on this damn couch-- waiting, hoping, wishing.. I'd get a text or a call... something, ANYTHING. (blog.ng.jovago.com)
I am black America. My chocolate skin is like no other. My smile is comparable to no one. Only I can do what I can do. No one can tell me differently. My heart pains for the little black kids growing up without role models and parents. Those growing up without the knowledge that they … Continue reading I Want You!
Before I get too deep into February I just wanted to give you a brief history of black history month. I attend an HBCU and Black History Month is really highlighted here in almost every class. My teacher, a very eclectic, one-of-a-kind lady showed us this video in our Creative Writing Class. I learned things … Continue reading Why Are We Celebrating This?
My teacher stood in front of classroom, explaining that this new month, February, was Black History month and that we would be watching a video in honor of those that had to fight for freedom. The lights went out, the screen came on, the sound of lashing whips, cries of pain, songs of freedom, and … Continue reading It’s Black History Month
Have you ever read a book that you didn’t want to put down? A book that changed your entire life? For me this book is The Race, by Della Loreda. It’s an amazing allegory of the christian walk similar to the Pilgrim’s Progress. The Race is a modern and up-to date version of Christian’s … Continue reading The Race