An Open Letter to My Mama

Dear Mama, It wasn’t until I became an adult and moved away that I realized how I undervalued the need for you in my life. I guess most children under-appreciate and take for granted all that a mother does for them. But what I’ve always known since an early age is that there is no me without you. And I don’t mean the physical gestation of me but the spirit of me. My strength, resilience, and tenacity to keep going are all the qualities I learned from you. I’ve studied how you navigate through life with fortitude and grace and … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Mama