Why Compassion is an Antidote to Loneliness

Two years ago, I experienced a major life crisis. I wasn’t myself, but my self was doing terrible things. Regrettable things.  Eventually, I returned to reality and watched as wind displaced ashes of my past life. The stench of death impossible to remove. Death of friendships. Death of security. Death of faith.  A new beginning […]

What would you do with more time?  I used to spend a lot of time over-extending myself for just to be liked. But, that got old once I got burnt out. Thankfully, I eventually became clear on my values, rediscovered my voice, and used the fullness of my voice.  Let me tell you, I had […]

An Open Letter to First Time Black Fathers Anywhere

Dear Brothers, I won’t begin to assume what you’re going through, for there’s a spectrum of Blackness and man-ness and person-hood that exist, but I just had to write this as I sit in the delivery room hours before the arrival of our firstborn child. I’m mostly writing to connect, reach out, and encourage. To […]