See You Soon

January 27, 2014

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When I see you, I see more than the words you say I see the unanswered prayers and worries that have been playing in your mind all day I see the fears you have of the future and I see you doubt you have in yourself I see the desire to be self sufficient and […]

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#PurpleSharpie

October 1, 2013

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 #PurpleSharpie   I’ve been a people pleaser for too long now, trying to appease everybody’s discomfort by taking their place in that zone. Changing me constantly to meet the needs of those around me and with good intentions, I lost myself. The jarring squeak of markers, swiping across my body; dried, erased and replaced with […]

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HD brows, Instagram, and other scary things about people’s faces..

September 24, 2013

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Originally posted on girlwiththafro:
So I’m like a no make up – make up kinda chick. I like my make up to be the type of make up where girls whisper to their friends “Is she wearing make up?” “Nah girl, don’t think so, I heard she’s vegetarian, she probably just has really good skin..”…

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Little Feet in Big Shoes

September 24, 2013

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Last time I checked, I was 9 years old and carefree. Now you’re trying to tell me that I’m a 20 year old dare I say it, woman, with actual things to do. It’s insane. I thought I was still a jaunty spring chicken, but here are some signs that suggest otherwise…   “Instant” messaging […]

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Little Black Girl

September 22, 2013

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Head first she came, eagerly ready to begin her life. And as quickly as she came, she learned the way of the world and had to start making up for not coming out right.  She knew she was different. Not from her own mind, but from the questions she was often faced with.  “How come […]

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Inner Happy

September 21, 2013

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Today has been an experience. I spent most of my Sabbath sat in the waiting area of the out of ours services at the hospital (don’t ask). There was only one doctor and two nurses on shift when I arrived, which wasn’t enough to attend to the packed out waiting area. Out of pure stubbornness, […]

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The love next door.

September 20, 2013

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Originally posted on girlwiththafro:
Modern psychology has a lot to say about loving yourself. It’s all over Oprah, Loose Women and every other female geared talk show out there. People are making a whole lot of money out of teaching people to love themselves. The self help section in Waterstone’s is expanding almost at the…

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