folks wanna read that light, fluffy stuff, but I have to be real: life in 2015 is often full of doo-doo.
I done took some hits, yall.
Like Langston Hughes, life sho ain’t been no crystal stair.
The “shucks” or “lowballs” are up in the thousands like those arrow-shaped waiting tickets near closing time…I been holding back the tears so long my mouth taste like straight salt water from all the Undropped tears slipping back into my throat. I will tell you what my shortcomings are: too hard-headed, too self-reliant, uncommunicative about issues, and lately, a bad planner.
I am striving.
My husband is STRIVING.
The systems, man, are structured against us. The odds are stacked like monoliths.
Jesus is the only one for me, when I think of Him. My mind is worry-free, so free, so free. All the struggles of this world can’t get me down. Cuz in Him, I found. In Him I found, sweet peace of mind.
(Song here: http://youtu.be/AL8Ohs39O5Q)
That’s all folks.