Those Difficult Conversations

A few nights ago it was time for bedtime snuggles and prayers with my six year old son. He started crying and asked “Why do we have to be black mummy”. I felt heart broken. But I also felt like laughing. My 13 year old daughter heard what he said and she said “why didContinue reading “Those Difficult Conversations”

Shortcuts

When I was younger I took a lot of shortcuts But when you’re older and you hit a brick wall You have to wait Wait for a process that grinds you and turns you to zero You have to learn and embrace a process that molds you into something different Something separate Something not everyoneContinue reading “Shortcuts”

A million thoughts

A penny for my thoughts? What’s a million thoughts per second worth? I sit here every night pondering and wondering why life and humanity is the way it is. Better yet, why I see life the way I do and no one else (at least no one that I know) sees it that way? EachContinue reading “A million thoughts”

Another day with a Perfect Stranger

Its 10.45pm, the weather is perfect and the night sky is absolutely gorgeous. We’ve just had chinese take-out for dinner. I pick up my fortune cookie and read what it says; “Make a wish on the next star for good luck the next day”. I smile and gather the kids, get a pair of binocularsContinue reading “Another day with a Perfect Stranger”