I’m All Over the Place, so being still ain't a strength of mine! Stillness has been forced up on me since last August. It was as if God said to me “child sit your butt down somewhere and listen; be still.” I did as I was told and listened and impatiently embraced stillness. It was… Continue reading Be Still……
As you may have noticed, I am once again single in the city! Most people either really love dating or completely dread it; I am somewhat in the middle. Truth be told, I am good at dating. Unfortunately, I can tell you how to get a man, but I damn sure can’t give you advice on how to keep him! One of my biggest challenges with being single is the negative commentary about being a single Black woman in her 40's. The second hardest part about being single is filtering out all the negativity about dating Black men. Wait…. Let me be clear, the negativity is not all coming from white people. This is Black on Black crime! Let’s call it what it is! Are you an offender?
After hearing Kameron Corvet’s live performance of “Led Me to You,” I bought the CD and played the song on repeat for a month straight. No NPR on the drive to and from work — only Kameron singing sweet melodies in my ear. The song gave me a little bit of hope during my five months break from men and dating. The lyrics were a reminder that every failed relationship serves a purpose, and just maybe each… Continue reading Part II – Celebrating Black Men
In my last post I wrote about the Danish practice of hygge. So that people aren't left wondering "what is Kenya talking about now," I decided to go into more detail for y'all! Three years ago I made a career change and it feels like for two of those years my personal life became secondary… Continue reading Hygge: Kenya Style
Part I: Celebrating Black Men - Gratitude & Compassion Thank You To My Homies It’s amazing how God puts the right people in your life at the right time. This summer I experienced a painful break-up that knocked the breath out of me. You know, the kind of heartbreak that makes it hard to breathe some days?! The most… Continue reading Part I – Celebrating Black Men