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sometimes, just sometimes i wish someone had my back like i have theirs someone at least as capable as me to handle it ALL someone other than another black woman i birthed the world do i have to carry it too? #BlackWomanInTheWorld (c) 2017 candi dugas, llc Advertisements

G~d, What Are YOU Waiting On?

“When we have prayed only for what was possible And hoped only for what we could see: When we have taken your grace for granted And expected instant answers to immediate requests: When we have allowed waiting on your Spirit to slip into lethargy And waiting on the kingdom to be replaced by apathy: When…

Fighting for a Dream

“It was a long time ago. I have almost forgotten my dream. But it was there then, In front of me, Bright like a sun— My dream. And then the wall rose, Rose slowly, Slowly, Between me and my dream. Rose until it touched the sky— The wall. Shadow. I am black. I lie down…

Conversion of Heart

“[T]here was, with others who had come from curiosity to hear the woman preacher, an old man, who was a Deist, and who said he did not believe the coloured people had any souls — he was sure they had none. He took a seat very near where I was standing, and boldly tried to…