“Oh my God, what am I doing?” “Yes Kailani what are you doing?” This is the conversation I’m having with God in my head as Jason climbs on top of me naked. I know this is not a big deal for most people but it is for me. You see I’m a 20 year old … More Papillon Papers – Page 1
The Papillon Papers are a series of short stories about Kailani Papillon, a fictional character based off of events in my life and other’s lives. We are introduced to Kailani at a major transitional point in her life and we follow her throughout her journey to ‘daughterhood’ (the realization of who she is in Christ … More What is Papillon Papers?
If you are familiar with my blog you would know that I love music and I create playlist for everything. So of course I had to create a playlist to help me deal with this corona quarantine madness! I was inspired to create one after listening to Naomi Raine’s album, Back to Eden II. Y’all … More Corona Calm Down Playlist
For my birthday this year, I gave myself the gift of tattoos and it shocked a lot people. “You’re a Christian! Christians don’t do that!” “You’re 35! Weren’t you supposed to do that when you were young and reckless?” First of all guys! I’m still young! I’m just not reckless. The decision to get tattooed … More Tattooed at 35
I’ve been wanting to get in the Bible and really dive deep; to learn and study it for myself but I didn’t know where to start. I was doing some online Bible study with someone but God showed me that that wasn’t it. He wants me to make this thing personal. Every time I thought … More 2020 is My Year to Trust!
The young adult ministry (Joshua Generation- JGEN) at my church recently hosted an event called, The Cure (A representation of the healing miracles of Jesus conveyed through the art of Hip Hop), on December 6, 2019. It was a follow up to the 7 Last Bars which was an urban depiction of the seven last … More JGen The Cure- My Recap
Clothed in His grace Crowned by her locks Poised for His purpose Positioned at His feet Her eyes are on the Father Her lips will sing His praise She has been transformed She has been renewed He is her Savior He is Jesus Christ I wrote this little poem to express who I am and … More Crowned Papillon
I wrote my thoughts about Kanye West’s Sunday Services back in April 2019 after his Easter Sunday Coachella performance, Kanye West’s Sunday Service- My thoughts. This past Sunday I experienced his Sunday Service firsthand at my church home, The Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral so I felt it only right to do a follow up to … More Kanye West Sunday Service- Firsthand Experience
Heaven help me for I cannot help myself Heaven help me attain spiritual wealth Heaven help me my insides are crying Heaven help me my spirit is dying Heaven help me to deal with the world Heaven help me warm my heart, it’s growing cold Heaven help me figure things out Heaven help me open … More Heaven Help Me
I was going through my poetry notebook and found one of my favorite poems that I wrote when I was younger. Imagine me writing a poem about what women want when I wasn’t even quite a woman myself (I was 19 at the time) but I still think there are some truths to what I … More What Women Want