My life is a living testimony, and through it, I will make a difference….

If you are a follower of my Blog, you probably have noticed that much of what I share here is centered around spirituality, relationships, parenting, single mothers, and African American women; however know that this is not because I am partial to these things but because I can speak from experience in this regard.  I…

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The reawakening by Sonya McKinzie

A simple glance Engulfs me in your trance Once dead, broken, and lifeless My heart relives Revived by love The reawakening Of love self-love Love Love Inside, deep inside My heart ticks Again The humblest things you do Makes me feel complete and anew Your love sends fire through my veins Reawakening the deepest spaces…

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Be patient with me by Sonya McKinzie

Sometimes I feel inadequate For years my heart has gone untouched My spirit has been unsettled Incapable of love Apprehensive About allowing my heart to love Be patient with me Walls Barriers Separate you from my heart And possibilities For years my heart has gone untouched Time Life Has made me apprehensive Inadequate Inadequately Unsure…

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A road untraveled: My journey

There are private and intimate times when we experience stillness and solitude in the presence of only God- where we surrender and give our trials and tribulations to him and leave them so our souls can rest.  It is that time where we long for centering and inner peace and distance from all of the…

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It isn’t fair by Sonya McKinzie

Is it fair When I see you happy it is in her arms Like an innocent stranger she captured you with her charms You now have a family I wish I were there What a beautiful pair Is it fair That she has you I loved you At the wrong time after decades You are…

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Overload: Significantly insignificant by Sonya McKinzie

An Overload Stress is present all up in Her world Working hard Striving for more Striving for success Financial Stability Emotional connectivity Separated from the importance of significance Significantly insignificant and on overload Separated from what is important Her world Is disconnected Disconnected from God Spiritually Emotionally Physically On a complete sabbatical Significantly on overload…

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Something (the spiritual baptism of a black girl) by Sonya McKinzie

Walking, wandering Barren feet that touch worlds of treasures dew melts between my toes Silence Thoughts rest in the psyche Yesterday’s stale memories Tease thementality And fingers graze The back of my head Scratching the twitch Resulting from mentally frustrating itch Something Is always on themind Walking, wandering in the darkness Peaceful moments in the early morn  when…

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