Dear God, I Thank You!

These past few years have been very challenging for me but with all the challenges (Good and Bad), I consider the challenges to be blessings from God that have and continue to strengthen me. It is almost as if these obstacles have been bitter-sweetness… I have had bad experiences with people who I thought were looking…

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Though I am a single parent ….

  Though I am a single mother, I am not alone. I have God watching over me and directing my path in the direction I should be. Single parenting is not a stress but instead a blessing from God…. Ms. Darkskinisbeautiful

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She was there: Dedicated to my mother

  Sometimes I sit and wonder where would I be if I didn’t have my mother. It is amazing how long it took me to see her value. I suppose it is true when you are a child, you do not think of anyone else but yourself. Children tend to be selfish until they encounter…

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Mental Foreplay by Sonya McKinzie

You pulled me in with your intriguing eyes And your nonverbal expressions connected Our minds wrapped up like a gift and sealed with a kiss Fire rises and pulsates through my veins Exploding with sensuality like lava filled volcanoes Our seeds are planted deep into mother earth and passion blooms from our loins and gives…

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Honesty is the best policy?!

A recent incident influenced my decision to summarize my views and thoughts about lying. There is nothing that offends and hurts  me more than someone who I care about patronizing me with lies and dishonesty. I believe that honesty is indeed the best policy regardless of the circumstance. I have heard people say “there is…

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Your confusion resulted in our dissolution

When I first met you it was by chance Your genuine way of expressing your concern Made me think there was much to learn About you You were there when I needed a shoulder to rely on A friend indeed you were but somewhere our hearts took us from being friends to lovers Your persistence…

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Thank God…

Today my daughter had surgery. She has her adenoids removed and tubes put in. I am aware that both procedures are pretty standard however, I couldn’t help but think how nervous I was. As I walked back to the operation with her and sat next to her while they gave her the anesthesia, my eyes…

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Forgetting to be grateful for the little things

Several months ago while having dinner, I noticed the great customer service that the waitress was providing to us and thought, she must love her job.  Upon leaving the restaurant I left a tip of $10.00 at the table simply because I was so pleased with her service.  About 2 steps from the exit of…

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Body

  Skin that is Mahogany brown brandy brown Glazing with chestnut undertones Dark brown eyes that are shaped like ripe almonds Sparkling and shimmering in the darkness Like a bright star in the sky Mentally I am carried away to a place so high High above the earth and trees Beyond the horizon and against…

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I evolve by: Sonya McKinzie

 The sun glows against my face and through my soul The radiance of my spirit shines through my skin proud and bold Like a raging storm on a spring day I am wrapped up wrapped up like the moonlight against a shoreline I evolve like a rose in a garden of withering trees Beautiful and…

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The impact of stress and strain on relationships

This morning while preparing for my day, I stopped and read an article titled “The impact of stress and strain on relationships” and it was very informative. It bought about some clarity about relationships and why they do or don’t work. Through experience, I know that financial and communication issues can wreak havoc on any…

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The Devil is a Liar —

  The Devil is a Liar — God did not bring me this far to fall backwards …

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God, please…

  As a woman, I have always relied on me to get me through difficult situations, often attempting to give my problems to God but unsuccessful at leaving them in his care. I admit, i have been ignorant to the fact that its okay to be humble and vulnerable in the presence of God. Several months…

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What ever happened to Real Love?

  A few weeks ago, I was talking to a dear friend of mine and shared with her some personal issues I was experiencing both from a personal and emotional standpoint and she disclosed to me some things that she too was going through.  During our conversation, I shared with her that sometimes I feel…

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Shadows in shattered glass

As a woman, I have been through my fair share of obstacles, as a person, I have felt every emotion under the sun and as a human, I have been no less than the word.  I have carried my number of crosses and have wept many tears over the thorns that tore against my skin…

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The mentality of an abuse victim

As a woman that once was a victim of abuse both mentally and physically, I found that time, personal growth and emotional healing brought me to an end… an end of a road that started out with many peaks and valleys. The first encounter that I had with emotional abuse was when I was in…

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Lies

For the past few weeks, I have pondered the question of why men lie so frequently. Through experience I have learned that lies seem to flow through some men like blood in their veins. In reading an article from the online magazine “Ask Men” it says men even lie to one another about any and…

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You take me places by Sonya McKinzie

Like melted chocolate on caramel, we unite. Our bodies entwined and connected like chains. You have taken me and willfully I surrendered my mind, body and soul. Your purity is fresh and clean and it shows me so many things. Our intimate time is indescribable and feels like we are stuck for hours in time….

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Dreams come true

Every now and then, I find myself barreling through daydreams like rainbows that burst through cottony white clouds. Tonight, I laid in the darkness beside my dream come true and watched her as she slept. She squirmed and tossed then turned until she was comfortably positioned in her spot, her favorite spot in my bed….

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POETRY THAT HEALS BOOK PROJECT: YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!

About the creator and author: As a former domestic violence victim, Sonya McKinzie uses her writing as an outlet for growth, healing, encouragement and motivation for herself and others. She has been writing since the age of 12-years old. She eventually shared her gift by independently self-publishing her first volume of poetry and narratives titled…

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What’s in your tool box?

  Sometimes blinders are placed over our eyes and a wall is built unwittingly. A wall that is strong and stable and meticulously crafted from the tools in our personal tool box.  Thinking back a few years, I remember when I felt my world was falling down around me. I had to forgo a home…

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Right or Wrong: How do you know if the relationship is worth fighting for?

Seems relationships (personal and professional) are based on open and honest communication, and when communication is not properly shared between two people, it could be the death of the relationship. How do I know? At the age of 38 years old, I have had my fair share of flawed relationships.  Over time, I have tried…

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His grace is on my face, His love is in my heart … Thank you God….

  Lately, between work, being a full time mommy, and juggling all of my other “events” in life, I have found myself thinking “There has got to be more to life that what is on the surface of mine”.  Then I go from borderline griping and wondering about having more in life to feeling guilty…

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ERC= Emotional Roller Coaster

Sometimes I feel like I am on emotional roller coaster, which isn’t uncommon for a single parent that is working and going to college online full time …. searching for a new place to live with a small child a short window of time, right? Is it OK to occasionally feel like life is going…

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Giving the “S” on my chest a rest

Giving the “S” on my chest a rest I cannot begin to tell you how much busier my life seems to be now days. I have succumbed to the everyday stresses of the day-to-day happenings in a single, working mother’s life. Since becoming a mom in March 2011, I have built a “higher” much higher…

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A Single Parent’s American Dream: Buying a home

  About a month and a few weeks ago, I got preapproved to purchase a home. This will actually be my second home, however do to unforeseen instances, I did a short sale on my first home in early 2012. After a required 2 year wait, I became eligible to buy a home. This time…

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Can’t win for losing

I cannot imagine how many times a day I stress and worry, unnecessarily. I stress over meeting a deadline, that I know I am capable of meeting. I worry about the kind of day my daughter has had at her daycare and what kind of mood she will be in when I pick her up….

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Beauty in dark places

Though this might seem odd, I have found beauty in dark places. There are two sides to my vision of what lingers in the dark- there is peace and rest there. When you close your eyes at night, you are supposed to be at peace. Allowing your body to rest and prepare for a new…

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Life-changing experiences

Fate brings people to things, situations and experiences that binds them together. I think it is absolutely necessary to encounter life-changing experiences otherwise we would never change. Much of my personal growth has stemmed from my personal journeys, good and bad.  The journeys challenged, encouraged, motivated, pushed me outside of my place of comfort; my…

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