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True Life: I come with baggage

cue in Bag Lady by Erykah Badu. bag lady, you gon hurt your bag dragging all them bags like that. I guess nobody ever told you,all you must hold to, is you, is you,is you…one day, all them bags gon get in your way, so, PACK LIGHT Hi friends, I am here to tell you […]

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True Life: I am tired

I am so tired listen, I am so so so tired. Exhausted! For as long as I can remember, I’ve also felt like I am in this in between stage of life. I always feel like I am in this weird space of already being something but not fully, so there is always tension in […]

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True Life: I am afraid

I woke up around 4:00AM filled with fear and so many “what ifs,” immediately I started speaking the word of God over myself. 13 Moses answered the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. The Egyptians you see today you will never see again. 14 The Lord will fight for you; you need only […]

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True Life: I am not enough

True life, everyone that has told me they loved me, left. forget the former things, do not dwell on the past… I am  thinking about the people that have professed their love for me who are no where to be found. I am thinking about how they loved me so much but just not enough. […]

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True Life: I struggle with my faith

It is really hard for me to write this because this isn’t what people expect from “faith and lifestyle blog.” It is hard for me to write this because I feel like I’m a liar and people will question my faithfulness. But the truth is, I have been struggling with my faith. I started out […]

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True Life: I am unloveable

For so many years I’ve really struggled with feeling unloveable. Being loveable is defined as having qualities that attract love. Most people I’ve liked or loved I’ve felt have abandoned me and anytime someone walked away from me I’ve always felt like it was something I did. I started telling myself maybe I am unloveable […]

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True Life: I am undateable

Truth time! Have you all heard of “RED FLAGS?” If not, “red flags” are warning signs; behaviors that you should literally RUN AWAY from when you notice them in someone you are dating. “Red flags” aren’t minor flaws about a person, like the person who chews too loudly and snort when they laugh. No. “Red […]

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True life: What anxiety looks like

It feels like a huge lump in your throat daring you to release it in tears. But you know it’s a bad idea so you don’t and let the lump sit there hoping by some miracle it will shrink, maybe just a little. It’s like knowing that when you release the first tear drop, they […]

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True life: I feel behind in life

Something I have been struggling for the last few months is feeling behind in life. I feel that at this age and at this time, I really should have my affairs in order. These are things I think I should have sorted out already: I should have my dream or at least “good” job that […]

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