“And so when I started to look at belonging, what I realized is that it is a spiritual practice, and it’s the spiritual practice of believing in ourselves and belonging to ourselves so fully that we find what’s sacred in not only being a part of something, like our DNA calls us to be, but also, we find sacred the need, on occasion, to stand … Continue reading Who do you belong to?
“And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 When I woke up in the emergency room alone, connected to machines, listening to the electronic sound of my heart beating from a monitor, the tears that stemmed from my belly began to pour out of my eyes. I had been here before. Within a few hours of waking, I … Continue reading My Life, My Responsibility
Mind. Body. Belly. Sometimes nourishing my body means turning on the oven and mixing up a sweet, gooey treat. I’ve always loved to bake, ever since my grandma handed me a ball of biscuit dough. “Consistency is the key,” were her wise words. She taught me about using my intuition before I even know what it was, measuring out buttermilk and flour with a careful … Continue reading Soul Food