Read Part I Here. I expected us to lock eyes once I arrived at the hotel. Instead, I was directed upstairs by the concierge. When I arrived at the room a young woman in all white, with a long black ponytail, greeted me at the door. “Welcome, Ms. Roberts. It’s a pleasure to make your … Continue reading Unexpected Proposition pt. II
1. Quit running from your problems. They'll only follow you. 2. Quit blaming other people for everything. It's not always everyone else. Many times, it really is YOU. 3. Quit defending yourself when you're clearly wrong. Quit it, just quit! 4. Quit using people. Or, don't complain when you're used back. 5. Quit playing the … Continue reading 25 (+1) things to #Quit for #2017 (today’s a great day to start!)
Subtle energy Pulsating beneath my skin. Nerves at attention Kindling the fire of the kundalini Passion needs no touch Thought Sends vibrations That dance in the midst of your dreams…and daydreams. You think of me when you don’t understand And with your own hands You seduce. My words create desire that torments and passion that … Continue reading Passion
Death is hard on the living, but I think it comes to remind us just how fragile life is; and, it urges us to love fiercely and with everything we have. It also serves as a constant reminder that at any moment, our time here can end, and we’d better damn well be prepared to face whatever…Whomever…is on the … Continue reading The Attacker I Know – Pt II – Pre-Consciousness By Trista Daniell
I thought it was just a bad dream. I didn’t realize it would become a total nightmare. The pain startled me out of my sleep. My face stung from a hard blow and I couldn’t figure out if I was dreaming or awake. WHAP! Backwards I fell onto the floor. Blood spewed as my nose cracked against the … Continue reading The Attacker I Knew #ShortStory by #TristaDaniell
It doesn't matter where you are today, don't allow circumstances keep you stagnant. Don't allow your past, your record, where you come from, or what you think you lack hold you back; and don't listen to those who say you can't! To the young men and women surrounded by drugs, poverty, violence - dream, and … Continue reading You Are Not Your F**k-ups!
Why do we talk about how other people dress - style wise? For instance, when we see someone wearing something that doesn't fit our style why are we (humans) so hell bent on shaming, talking about and laughing at them? This is what we're really saying when we talk about people's attire: "Oh so and … Continue reading OMG…WHAT IS SHE WEARING?!?!
Black beauty, why ever would you hate your crown? So much so that you press it down. Kill’n it with chemicals Frying it with hot combs Sewing in their hair so we look more like them Then snapshot the world that “BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL” WE label it “bad hair” Reinforcing the idea that our one … Continue reading Crowns of Beauty (Black Hair)
Become…. Love knows no boundaries But our boundaries are great We don’t love We lust. We like real hard. We care. We may even obsess. But few truly love…. Because love is taking everything you think you deserve …. And becoming that for someone else. Go beyond the bounds…. BECOME LOVE. -Trista Daniell copyright © … Continue reading BECOME. LOVE. #ShortPoem by #TristaDaniell
I am seeing a growing number of people in the church boast about deleting, blocking and cutting people off who don't serve them any purpose or enhance their lives. It is true YHWH will ask us to remove ourselves from individuals who threaten our spiritual walk or if we're in a situation that causes physical … Continue reading We can’t go around cutting people off yet claiming we walk in love….#faith