Shade is your light

“In my face they throw shade, but behind my back they’re glistening from my rays.” ~Linda Orji Dear Queen Bask in the shade. Shade is simply a reflection of your light. Position your head high, as that shade-light shines upon you. As it eases off your melanin like sweet juice of summertime watermelon. Sticking to … Continue Reading

Molasses and African American Women

Molasses — thick, dark brown syrup obtained from raw sugar during the refining process…   Yes, the way my mind is set up I really did wonder what would happen if ALL African American women could reflect molasses? What do I mean by this? Well, what if we all formed a thick texture between us … Continue Reading

Essence of Love , A Sense of Love through One Vision

I spoke in Florence, South Carolina at a Women’s Conference at Central Missionary Baptist Church. The theme was Essence of Love. Initially,  I had trouble deciding what I was going to speak about when it came to that particular topic. I sat and thought about the word Essence. I said the word over and over … Continue Reading