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The Weekend Is Over

By Basia Alicia Powell It is Monday! For many of us, Mondays can bring a lot of anxiety. I cannot begin to tell you how many deep breaths I take on a Monday morning, before I can shake the fear of the uncertainty of… Continue Reading “The Weekend Is Over”

What’s Wrong With My Blackness?

By Basia Alicia Powell What’s wrong with my blackness might you ask? Hmmm…my answer is nothing. So if the answer is nothing; why do I have to constantly face the burden of you stereotyping and patronizing me because you feel that I feel bad… Continue Reading “What’s Wrong With My Blackness?”

A Trini Carnival Tabanca

Dear Basia My name is Tanya, I have been having a really difficult week, for some reason. In fact, it has been a difficult year, but I have been managing. I got up on Monday feeling really down. No matter how I tried, “I… Continue Reading “A Trini Carnival Tabanca”

What Can I Say?

By Basia Alicia Powell What Can I Say?The photo on the left is me at 36 years, right after I was diagnosed with breast cancer.(I wore my hair like that a few times prior, so the style did not freak me out) On the… Continue Reading “What Can I Say?”

What Does Stillness Mean?

By Basia Alicia Powell Psalms 46 says , “Be still and know that I am Lord.” It did not say “Stay still” or sit on your couch and do nothing. So many people misrepresent stillness. Stillness here merely represents His promise to take care… Continue Reading “What Does Stillness Mean?”

Understand This

“Some people want you to  be good enough, not to make them feel bad about themselves,” Sad but true. Don’t let this distract you. God would never send you a blessing that is not yours. He will not bless you with a gift that… Continue Reading “Understand This”