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About Ta'Shieka

Red, Black and Blue

This has been a tough week for America to say the least. My heart is so heavy. I am still wrapping my mind around the tremendous amount of loss that's happened over the past five days.....day after day...without real time to process the last one. So, I wrote a poem.…

I’ll Start Today

I’ll start today. I have decided to change anew. Frequently reflecting on my actions. Even when I thought to do right, I choose to do wrong. My sins are ever before me; they have taken rule over my body, my spirit. My actions don’t line up with who I claim…

Don’t Fall for the Decoy

Maury Povich used to feature a segment on his show that tested the faithfulness of a man suspected of cheating on his partner. There would be a greenroom where he and a “sexy decoy” would be strategically placed together. Some men would fall to her advances, others would play the…

Something To Hold On To…..

Sometimes life throws you curve balls, lemons, and storms all in the same season. You think, “God I can’t handle much more”, “what in the French toast sticks is going on here…man, I can’t win for loosing”. At times when we fall from grace, in an attempt to escape life’s…

Obedience: The Struggle

As a mom in 2016, I am pretty hard on my kids about learning to be obedient. Granted, I don’t have little arsonists running around, but they aren’t perfect either. My 11 year old often rides the fine line of implied liberties birthed in ambiguity. She’s the type of child…
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