Author: <span class="vcard">Forever Trina</span>

Well, when you get stuck, you get stupid. You date guys you normally wouldn’tYou entertain nonsense you never thought you wouldYou accept jobs that don’t align with where you’re goingYou…

Blog "bites" Encouraging Words Life Lesson The Journey Truth Moments

Growing up, most of us were taught not to question God — in the black culture anyway.  So for years, I didn’t and it’s only been just recently that I broke…

The Journey

Salvation is a lifestyle…one I fail at pretty much every day. I was redeemed by the blood of Christ but often forget or refuse to walk in that power. Instead,…

Blog "bites" Truth Moments

How often have you dimmed your light as to not blind others? How often have you sat at the back of the class when you knew you were capable of…

Encouraging Words

You always take from me but rarely give back You subtract but never addYou divide but never multiply You run out on meAnd often not on my sideHere one moment,…

Life Lesson The Journey

In Part 1 of Identity, I started off with the lyrics to Nina Simone’s song, Blackbird. A pretty depressing song but filled with so much insight into Nina’s identity and…

Life Lesson The Journey Truth Moments

Why you wanna fly, Blackbird?You ain’t ever gonna flyNo place big enough for holdingAll the tears you’re gonna cryCause your mama’s name was “Lonely”And your daddy’s name was “Pain”And they…

Life Lesson The Journey

That’s how I would describe these last 39 years of life…beautifully designed and fine as wine.  But no one truly knows the process it takes to get that sweet, savory…

Blog "bites"

I have a friend who harps on self-care.  I honestly don’t think we ever get through an entire conversation without those two words being mentioned at least once.  So what…

Encouraging Words The Journey

Today I woke up like…it’s Monday…again. Now there are two ways you can look at that. You can say, hey, I’m alive to see another Monday so no matter what…

Blog "bites" The Journey