It is my sincerest hope that in coming years the Houston Black Heritage Festival will evolve and expand into an event that puts a large priority on the sense of Black American pride, knowledge sharing about Black American history and encouragement for a stronger community instead of just a couple of dance routines, songs, earrings for sale and a space of cultural befuddlement. #ILoveBeingBlackAmerican
I wrote this as a feature in 2015. My life has changed since then. I have tried to love again and loss big time. My Future CEO is thriving. My first dog, Jessie is over the Rainbow Bridge. I am now on meds for my Sarcoidosis and a good biscuit dipped in honey from 200lbs. Life has changed so much, but I am still thankful.
Why I am thankful? Seriously? Why? About 7 years ago I used to go to sleep and ask God to take me in my sleep. I was so depressed, I could not go on. Even after my gorgeous procreate was here on earth. I was deeply depressed. My marriage was failing. My health was failing. My vision of who I was and who I was supposed to be…. yep, failing.
It got to the point, I had asked God to take me and my child in our sleep so we can get together in heaven with my parents. The end. …Well, that wasn’t the end.
That failed marriage had to play out in divorce court. I had to stop praying for death and pray for strength. I had to learn to be whole “all by myself”. I would take on a rebound that would push me to the brink of…
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I dont know what it feels like to NOT be fatigued. It is like a level of energy has been unlocked. #MommyFab #SarcodosisWarrior #ThisHereSarcoidosis
I have a HUGE faith and love for God, because of all the things I survived. So I believe that God has my back and my front. I am gonna be okay. I believe that in my whole soul. #SarcoidoisWarrior #ThisHereSarcoidosis #MommyFab
It's scary. Sometimes it's embarrassing. I'm feeling all the feels. However, I'm prayerful and I'm happy to be alive. That's the goal. Stay alive. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB
You try and teach optimism to your children, when as a Black American in the United States - you have very little optimism left about equality and enjoying your humanity. #MommyFab
The soul is on a quest for peace. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB
It is always down to you. No one else and you have to get it done because a small human who loves you unconditionally depends on you and you are their world. That's an honorable, loving and very serious cross to bare. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB
I loved my Momma. We weren't very close. In a lot of ways, she didn't understand me. ...she loved me as best as she could, she let me be free and sometimes she sat back and enjoyed watching me fly. #MommyFab #EfabulousHB
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