Chances are…

Today, I in the middle of an eventful day at work, I thought about last night and the worries that invaded my peaceful slumber… Like a thief in the darkness, it swept away my peacefulness. Through my subconscious, I found that I was worried about something completely out of my control “Someone else’s actions”. Subliminal…

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Death to Noise written by Sonya McKinzie

You are the truest truth The most real reality Your heart is purer than the word itself Your presence is warm on the coldest day You bring solace to my inner pain You heal every broken space You erase the hurt from every inch of me You are death to noise You are death to my…

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Undesirable Solitude

Sometimes I feel like a target, when it comes to dating and relationships.  From a personal standpoint, I have experienced brokenness, cheating, disrespect, abuse, and growing a part and while it might not have always been my fault, I must take the credit from some of it.  In many of my relationships, when we disagreed…

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He + Me = We by: Sonya A McKinzie

He flows through my mind like streaming water Then drips down slowly All over me Then he bursts Roaring into an explosive eruption down pours All over me He His love is all over me His love is inside of me He and me He + Me = We Connected to create we Our creation…

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Colorfully black and white, wouldn’t you say?

It is funny how my creative, yet constantly thinking mind works, it seems that from every conversation I have whether it is with a stranger, friend, family, or co-worker somehow I walk away with a new outlook on some perspective in life.  Like a child released to the “world” I am filled with curiosities and…

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non-factorial black girl

She is a visionary. Her mind is filled with mind-boggling designs of imagery. She leans on dreams, theatrical, hypothetical dreams. She knows exactly where she wants to be personally, professionally, and spiritually but realistically she does not know how to achieve what seems to be the in-achievable. While she carries herself with confidence, it is…

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Conditioned by God’s design

by: Sonya McKinzie Imperfect As we should be Perfect and Conditioned by God’s design Destined for a oneness Bonded to one another With God at the center Fittingly impeccable as companions Authentically tied to one another For now And for eternity Copyright © 2015 by Sonya McKinzie. All rights reserved. This poem or any portion thereof may not be…

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Modern Day Adam and Eve

by: Sonya McKinzie Nothing else matters, when you are here and your hand is in mine, when we are standing eye to eye, wrapped in each other’s love We are Inseparable, Passionately inseparable We are Spiritually connected And we are Godly In the name of God God blessed us We are the modern day Adam and…

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Real Love is

by: Sonya McKinzie Love Real Love is deeper than what you can see on the surface Love Real Love is stronger than any raging storm It is blind It is loud It is silent Love Real Love is undeniable Undeniably true It is the unity between me and you Love Real Love is invisible It…

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Again and again

by: Sonya McKinzie Again and Again I’m dreaming of you when I am awake Staring into your mesmerizing eyes brown and shaped like perfect almonds Your lips resting against my forehead Your fingers are on the small of my back Your cologne is all over me Your arms hold me tight despite your hold on me I…

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Daddy I need you….

by: Sonya McKinzie When I am sad melancholy feeling a little mediocre missing the presence of you That gentle kiss you place on my forehead I have no qualms about saying “Daddy I need you” Your touch is like a cold drink of water on a hot summer night Your words caress my ego pushing…

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Song of Solomon: Basking in love and sex in marriage ….

As a Human Services Major attending a Christian college, I am required to read various materials associated with mental health that is associated with diseases, addictions, abuse, amid many other subject matters. This term, I am taking Healthy Sexuality and Sexual addiction. These two courses are two of my three last courses required to complete…

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Bare. Naked. Cleansed, fresh, and new…

In the presence of God, bare and naked….. at the center of the four corners of the walls, and down on bended knee and head bowed in prayer, I say “God, what is it that I am to do”, “How should I serve your graciously in your kingdom”, and “Where is my place, home, and destiny”…

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Acoustic by Sonya McKinzie

  Acoustic  Written by Sonya McKinzie Our soul sings a ballad Songs that unite us Mentally, spiritually, and intimately acoustically we vocalize passion deep desires in our hearts In unison our bodies take to flight In the darkness our sensual fire ignites Souls that are dancing in the moonlight acoustically musically we are lost in one another…

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Authentic sexuality

Authentic sexuality by: Sonya McKinzie Prolific is she authentic sexuality hips designed to bear fruit She is simply blessed blessed by God our savior God has gifted her with children like an apple tree in a vineyard fertile a result of God’s design the union of a husband and wife sacred, in martial bliss conceived from God’s kiss…

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Assassination of negativity

  The assassination of negativity by: Sonya McKinzie There is no place for it negativity there is no place for it inside of me It has been assassinated cut down cut out no longer capable of getting the best of me No more negativity The is no longer an open door It has been pulled…

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Surrendering to your heart

“When you have compassion and surrender to your own heart, you are surrendering to the hidden power in your heart, God. You are surrendering to love, because God is Love, the cohesive force of the universe that connects us all. Surrender is not just a religious concept; it’s a power tool for listening to the…

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A Black Woman’s Lingering Pain

Sitting here on a Saturday evening, I am watching the rain hitting against the grass outside of my balcony door and immediately mind wonders to being in deep conversation, snuggled up and spending quality time unwinding. Then I think about my little one asleep in the other room taking her afternoon nap and begin to…

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Abstinence: A Single Mother’s Journey

This is a personal journey that I am currently in the midst of. I am on day 270 of my 365 day journey. It was not until a few days ago when I began to evaluate my current lifestyle and my relationship status, that I realized just how long it had been since I shared intimacy with…

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Beauty is..

Beauty is defined by eyes of the beholder In it’s presence it could be humble It could be arrogant Or unknowing Beauty goes deeper than the skin Beauty goes deeper than the surface Beauty is eloquent Beauty is spiritual Beauty is emotional Beauty is soulful Beauty is pure Beauty is dirty Beauty is clear Beauty…

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Spiritual Bread Written: by Sonya McKinzie

Sister girl I have been there and did that Forgiving but never forgetting The words The abuse The disrespect The brokenness The bruises emotionally and physically After years and years, I had enough And I broke away Walked out the door Closed it behind me Gathered up my shattered pieces Regrouped Started new Rebuilt the…

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow ….

Today was a usual day, nothing special, nothing unique, yet it was unusually typical. I looked in the mirror and saw the same face, the 38-year old smile, melancholy in mood, and the same dark complexion skin that I was born in. Standing before the T.V, I turned to the news and saw a similar…

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Removing weeds from the garden….

This past weekend I did some much needed work in my personal garden. I cleared away some weeds that were there much too long. While clearing away the weeds, I found one hidden deep in the soil and dug it up. Then I removed it permanently; it being someone who I allowed to play a part in my life when…

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I am not afraid

    As of late, I have learned that by surrounding myself with different people I have a better opportunity of learning different things as well as embracing diversity with regard to my discernment about life overall. With that being said, my circle of friends is small. And the ones that I call friends are…

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God’s Direction and Guidance

Today, I said a prayer as with every other day however today, I also meditated on my open issues and then tried to turn it over to God but my worries rushed in and took it back. My lack of faith today has laid a road block in my path and due to that speed…

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Mediocre by Sonya McKinzie

Mediocre I yearn to be all in, But I cannot place all my cards on the table, Where does this indecisiveness end, One foot in the front door and the other out of the back door Hot internally, but frigid externally, Filled with strength and yet I am weak, Joy rests inside of me, And…

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Thinking, recalling and remembering where I started from….

This morning on my way to work, I was thinking about the number of obstacles that I have persistently overcome in life.  While my life stories are not the same as the next person’s, I have many testimonies to share.  I remember in July of 2003, I relocated to the Atlanta, Ga area with $2,300…

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Recovering from abuse and rebuilding self-love

As a recovering abuse victim, I remember how very difficult it was to learn to love myself again. When you have been physically and/or emotionally abused, abandoned, cheated on, lied to, or broken by a person you love and trust, it is hard to learn to love yourself let alone another person again.  Over time,…

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Guarded: Is there such a thing as being too guarded?

  As imperfectly human vessels, we find ourselves in completely complicated predicaments more often than not. As creations of God, he knows us through and through. As bearers of imperfection, we test God’s patience daily and as always he shows us favor. He is consistent, loving, forgiving, and a constant in our lives. Unlike God,…

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Feeling conversational

    Considering that I have set the ambiance for writing, I think it is fitting that I should do so while listening to some good eclectic music. All day, I have thought about serene and rainy nights. It seems to be that is when I rest most peacefully and when I write my very…

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Why can’t women and men be friends?

Is it really impossible for a woman and man to be friends? Perhaps I am naive but, I don’t understand why a woman and a man cannot be platonic friends. In speaking with several male co-workers and ex-boyfriends, they all seem to have the same view about the possibilities of a woman and man being…

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Remove my insecurities by Sonya McKinzie

  When I am near you, I feel as if I am in the presence of a stranger, Your words cut deep, When you look at me, I am weak, I am afraid, Stolen, lost identity My identity Where does my life begin and end, You are supposed to protect me, Instead you hurt me, Your…

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Conversations in the dark: Living life with a purpose

Over the past few years, I have felt a sense of urgency to live my life as God would have me to. I have been searching my heart and soul for the pathway that will align me with path God would have me travel. Internal awakening entered my life with a vengeance and with its…

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Speed Bumps: God’s way of opening our eyes to life

I often share the good, bad and ugly here on my blog, but today I am sharing the very personal in addition to all those other things. Today is a little scary day for me because today is real to and for me.  I am sitting at the Georgia Cancer Center with my laptop, IV…

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Exposed by Sonya McKinzie

Exposed Opening every single part of me Can you see my vulnerability the deepest parts of me You see me as no other can I am your woman and you are my man You not only see my present but also my past I am exposed I don’t care who sees I am here for you…

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Tucked away by Sonya McKinzie

Tucked away Innocence Silence broken as a result of circumstance Hidden thoughts Drifting through my mind Like a boat out at sea I am caught up Lost in your unbreakable trance Undeniably confused Misunderstood Misused Innocence stolen Unspoken words Heart filled with regrets Tucked away Memories of the day My innocence was taken away Sunshine…

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Appreciation of Nature’s Beauty: Seasons and how they change

This morning on my way to work, I began to think about my favorite season of the year: Fall and the beautiful way that the leaves on the trees fall. Then turn many variations of browns, reds and oranges when the seasons are in transition going from Summer to Fall. I recall the fragrance of…

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You are… by Sonya McKinzie

We should never compare ourselves to others, because no two people are the same Your skin is dark and creamy Your skin is a smooth shade of almond brown Your skin is light brown and like cream in cocoa Your skin is indescribable You owe no explanation for your skin tone You owe no excuse…

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  Sonya McKinzie, author of “Heaven Rain on Me …so that I can be the black woman that God Destined Me to Be” has been writing since the young age of 12-years old. On February 18, 2014 she launched a Kickstarter Project focused on Domestic Violence, emotionally troubled and broken individuals. Through this project she…

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The “Mis” understanding in love

Love is extraordinary and quite unique, especially since we have no control over it. We do not have the ability to regulate who our hearts love, the outcomes of loving someone and the direction that love carries us in. As human-beings we are unable to dictate and decide where it will start and where it…

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