I’m Walking In God’s Favor…

  “Regardless of your situation or what happens today, be content in all things”; this is what I read on a blog this morning and immediately fell into deep, deep thought. I have faith in God, my savior, he will supply all of my needs. I am confident that my purpose is to encourage and empower…

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The Perks of Being a Single Parent

As a young girl, young adult, and a matured woman I remember how I dreamt of the perfect unity between me and the man I would essentially spend the rest of my life with. Of course thinking deeper, I imagined raising beautiful children in a home with both parents as I did not have that;…

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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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Interception

When I sit down and think about my life, the first thought that comes to mind is “struggle”. I reflect on a comment a friend made to me just a few days ago, she said “girl, all this mess seems like a ongoing nightmare”. And I told her “all I can do is laugh, because…

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Spiritual Awakening

There are times when we do not realize that we are on pause, asleep and in dire need of an awakening. There are bits and pieces of us that slowly descend into a dark, hollow place and we are often none the wiser. Subconsciously we might know but we are not definite in our knowing;…

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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 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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Cliche’: The love between you and me by Sonya McKinzie

When I look at you I wonder- how? When I look at you I wonder- when? When I look at you I wonder- where? How did my heart grow to love you so? When did I fall in love with you? Where have you been all my life? Cliché’ Cliché’ Maybe so, but this is…

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To remove the shadows in “Your Life” open your eyes

Last night, while having a bout with insomnia, I read an article titled “7-simple tips to stay in the now”. The article was about being happy and stress-free. I had to laugh because if life were stress-free no one would have grey hair or worry lines.  The article listed the following 7 steps as means…

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Pink Halos

By: Sonya McKinzie Adorned with scars because they have fought a many wars, Their faces show traces of sadness from physical and emotional pain, Pink Halos are like metals, Metals earned from winning a race, Against life, against medical technology, against cells that are cancerous, Pink Halos are worn by angels of every color and…

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Angels cry for the souls of babies

I was watching the news a few days ago and one of the headline stories was about a mother whose infant died instantly after being dropped to the floor. The mother got into an fight with another woman and in the midst of it, she dropped her 4 month old and as a result the…

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Waiting for the Angels to come

    She is waiting for the Angels to come There is a lady that I know that believes in Angels At night she wanders to the river and waits for them When she waits and they do not appear She ask God to send them there, by the river She turns the pages of…

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The extension of her wings

I’m not sure where she draws her strength from but she’s so strong, Her days are numbered and she lives each and every one of them loyally, Her prayers are selfless, She only asks God to do his will for her life, But she asks him to provide strength to her family when she passes…

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