Going on a cleanse appears to be very current. And hey, it does the body good. (Or, so I hear; I could never go more than three days without meat.) But, let’s not forget about the cleanses we should all be on — the ones that are good for the soul.
You can be just as happy single as you could be in a relationship!
This is not an act of taking away rights, my friends—this is the very act of giving back the rights and life to the countless, faceless, voiceless black men, both dead and alive.
In a world where we do not ask but demand things without furrowed brows or earned dues, we find it incredibly difficult to pardon ourselves of mistakes – and nearly impossible to grant ourselves absolute repentance.
Like a dog chasing its tail, I have performed the asinine activity of chasing the same thing, chasing my past, chasing answers that likely have no conclusion around, and around, and around once more.
I’m sure you’ve felt this way too.
“But like, you’re not really black. You’re basically a white girl!”
For the moments you know you should give up; you don’t, you won’t and you never will.
A father’s love, whether flooding or fleeting, is a defining variable in our love lives. Our experiences with intimate partners and most important, ourselves.
1. Nothing, absolutely nothing productive or meaningful can be rooted in vengeance.