Christians: Our trials and tribulations

Lately, it seems that many things that I have placed my hands on have broken into many pieces. I have been challenged at each and every turn and it seemed that I was unable to find a place of peace inside of me. My history has been that when I have hit a wall and found…

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Inspiring Conversational Pieces

  Yesterday while on one of my favorite social media web sites, a childhood friend’s daughter reached out to me and asked if she could vent to me for a moment. And while this was unexpected I welcomed her conversation. She expressed her annoyance with a family member of hers and that she could not…

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Relationships from a black woman’s perspective

When the topic of relationships arises, I will be one of the first to admit that I have made a million mistakes in my relationships. My expectations were set to high and sometimes too low. There were times that I felt that if I spoke up one time too many, I would crash the boat….

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When souls collide

    While I have never encountered it, I can only imagine what it is like when souls collide. What would such a collision be like? Connected and bound to your soul’s mate. The profound and intense connection to your life’s mate and eternity; the person that completes the “Y” and the “O” in the…

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Love is like a butterfly… by Sonya McKinzie

Love is like a butterfly It is gentle Unique Special Exotic If you hold it too tight You might crush it If you hold it too loosely It might get away When its wings open It shows its true design When it lands in a destined place It ignites beauty and grace Love is like a…

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Your lies are “Your” reality by Sonya McKinzie

 Your lies are “your” reality You have spent many days and nights Convincing yourself that your lies are true or real Perhaps they are your reality When you raise your voice and speak You cut through me emotionally Your words are like scissors to paper When your eyes are open And you look at me…

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Seductively Innocent by Sonya McKinzie

Like an angel Singing in a forbidden garden She radiates and shines Though forbidden you stare You long to be the holder of her heart Ode to Beauty She is Beauty An understatement Elegance runs through her veins As she looks over her shoulder You are standing there She appears innocent Yet she has a seductive…

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I am … by Sonya McKinzie

I walk in her shoes every day the shoes of a black woman Chocolate covered skin embracing demure elegance shimmering in modesty all while carrying my burdens with modesty Yes, I am a black woman in every single form I am a woman that is a mother I am a woman that is a daughter…

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Trusting in God in uncertain times

There are times when I sit in silence and meditate on my past and current situations and wonder “Why am I allowing these two situations direct my future”. For instance, a few years ago, I said that I wanted to relocate to Charlotte, North Carolina; however when I found out I was pregnant, I immediately…

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I am remembering by: Sonya McKinzie

I am remembering the sunshine against the horizon the fragrance of salt water in the air the music of water crashing against the sea shore I am remembering Peace I am remembering a bath tub adorned with scented candles a warm bath on a winter’s eve bubbles all around me I am remembering Contentment I…

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Clarity and Peace

Something was brought to my attention last week that made me re-evaluate me and the kind of person that I am.  A comment about my strength, determination and courage was placed on the forefront; however it was followed by the question “When was the last time you allowed God to take control over your life”…

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The beauty in being a mother

I cannot recall my age when I first realized that I wanted to be a mother, however I vividly remember being in my early twenties when my OBGYN told me, I might not be able to conceive without the use of fertility drugs, if at all. The devastation of those words haunted me until the…

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My mother- a poem by an unknown author

My mother taught me RELIGION. “You’d better pray that will come out of the carpet.”My mother taught me TIME TRAVEL.“If you don’t straighten up, I’m going to knock you into the middle of next week!”My mother taught me FORESIGHT.“Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you’re in an accident.”My mother taught me IRONY. “Keep…

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I call you “Sunshine” dedicated to Mary Dunnwoody

  Today’s blog is dedicated to you my friend Mary. When your mother named you, she selected the name as it is the same name as the mother of Jesus. Your position in my life is and continues to be like that of a mother figure. You are a woman of God, and always share words of encouragement and…

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An Ideal Relationship in the eyes of God

When I think about the ideal relationship in the eyes of my God, the characteristics that come to mind is a unit that supports one another; alternating the weight of the world when one of the parties are weak and sharing it when both are able to do so. A relationship where both parties are…

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Got Humility?

  Good Night! Always, Ms. Darkskinisbeautiful

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  I cannot breathe I cannot live I cannot speak I cannot see without you Like a boat in the middle of a raging storm I am at sea lost a tragedy God please come rescue me The fog is thick Its breadth makes it impossible to see Darkness is all around me I am…

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Moment in his presence: Move and Mold Me

Dear God, I am connected to you spiritually, emotionally and physically and yet somehow I am missing the message in between.  Am I failing to prove my commitment to you and your will? What is it that you want me to do?  Please show me the way and whatever you ask of me will be done… Am I moving away from your will for my life?…

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She is ….. Power…. by Sonya McKinzie

She is powerful She is free She is miraculous She is strength at its best She is tireless She is beautiful Inner and out She is fearless with out a doubt How majestic is she A question unanswered with endless possibilities She carries babies in her womb A family on her shoulders Savoring life as…

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