One of these women was a victim of domestic violence as a college student. Another was attacked by her husband on their honeymoon. The third grew up in a household filled with domestic violence. And the fourth has never had to deal with anything like that.
All of them are beautiful, blessed and pursuing their dreams. Look, your past doesn’t have the right to destroy your future. I don’t care how dark it was, the violence is not bigger than your destiny. You run this.
“WOW! This poetry is so raw and true. One of the best I’ve ever read (and I’ve read a lot!). I feel that you will not only begin to heal yourself with this, but help other women who are suffering, to start healing too.”
— Dianne Schwartz | Whose Face Is In The Mirror
…you’re a beast on that microphone
— Jarriel Early | The Cross Over
Have you ever mislabeled a box and been surprised by what you found on the inside? You labeled the box “healing” but when you opened it – you found “time.” Well, time and healing are not the same thing. Continue Reading
“You’re like Maya Angelou. It’s professional, epic, powerful. The poem has presence.”
— Darryl Ogletree | Mission Reborn
Quiet pain has a way of leaking out. And domestic violence is one of those quiet pains. And it’s been spilling out of our families for centuries.
Here’s the “Fight Back” Short Film on YouTube. Our initial launch was on HotPrayers.com and Facebook and we’re up to 40,000 views. So thank you for sharing this message, but we’re not done yet. – Lady JContinue Reading
I had a chance to share one of my favorite spoken word poems tonight with some of my favorite people – shout out to The Reborn Experience.
Feeling blessed. And looking forward to recording “she brave” aka “it’s not the stuff that makes the girl, it’s the girl that makes the stuff.”