I was SO Deceitful.

ifienatasha November 20, 2015 8 Comments

“I used to be deceitful; used to, like yesterday. Within one day my mindset changed and gave me the freedom to live in my truth.Despite what it looked like I vowed to my spirit that I would be true to it’s truth. True to who I am. What I want. How I live. It took […]

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A Hot Authentic Mess.

Ifie Natasha November 13, 2015 No Comments

I’m a hot mess. My sleeves are soaking wet from where I’ve wiped my leaking eyes. My heart is in a million pieces because it’s broken. A mess. I’m refusing to put my daughter to sleep simply because I want someone else to be in the room with me as I experience the feels. I’ve […]

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Purple Hair and Polygamy

Ifie Natasha November 5, 2015 No Comments

Truth or Dare? The question that introduced entertainment to spice up a boring, rainy day among friends. A game to play when there was nothing of substance to occupy ourselves. The perfect instigator for sexual activity and secret spilling between people of the opposite sex. If you were like me ,you chose truth; because it […]

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I’m Worth The Wahala

Ifie Natasha October 30, 2015 No Comments

Wahala [Wah-ha-lah] 1.   Problem Ex: No wahala, I go move. (No problem, I’ll move) 2.   Trouble Ex: Wahala dey come. (Trouble is coming.) For many,many years, I’ve deemed myself unworthy of the trouble and conflict that comes with difficult conversations and conflict resolution. I’ve been told that I seem as if nothing bothers me. Or […]

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I’m Worth The Wahala

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Wahala [Wah-ha-lah] 1.   Problem Ex: No wahala, I go move. (No problem, I’ll move) 2.   Trouble Ex: Wahala dey come. (Trouble is coming.) For many,many years, I’ve deemed myself unworthy of the trouble and conflict that comes with difficult conversations and conflict resolution. I’ve been told that I seem as if nothing bothers me. Or […]

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Hard To Say Goodbye

ifienatasha October 22, 2015 1 Comment

“We don’t want God to take people by death just so that he can sever relationships that need to end. That would be tragic and would make him the bad guy. But we want to be in control so badly that in order for Him to help us let go of unnecessary relationships, things have […]

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Nothing More Than A Housewife

Ifie Natasha October 12, 2015 19 Comments

                                “I’m nothing more than a housewife. Cleaning and raising children will be what my life consists of for the next 20 years. I’ll commit to leisurely writing and occasional conversations encouraging others to pursue their passion.” These were the […]

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You Chose Your Man.

ifienatasha October 5, 2015 243 Comments

I’m sick and tired of people telling me that I have a good man. Every time he smiles at me or serves me. Every time he opens my door or calls me sweetie the world around me erupts in cheer and accolades as if I’ve just won the golden ticket to the chocolate factory. People […]

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You Don’t Deserve Grace

Ifie Natasha September 24, 2015 1 Comment

We’ve become such an offended people. We wince, the moment someone may look at us the wrong way or get up in arms when a person accidentally brushes our shoulder as they struggle to get through a tight space. We run and tell our friends when someone hurts our feelings and instantly internalize a persons […]

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Feeding My Baby

ifienatasha August 20, 2015 No Comments

Recently, I had a dream that I was standing in a home that was designed as if it was my mother’s home. I was standing in a room with another person when they pointed out to me that I had been neglecting my baby. When I looked over to my left, there was a 4 […]

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