I didn’t grow up in the US (I migrated from Trinidad, one of the islands from the twin republic of Trinidad and Tobago) so I didn’t really experience racism until I lived here. I’m not saying that discrimination does not exist in my country but it’s not systemic like it is in America. I did … More My Blackness Became a Thing in America
“Do you still love me?” Ray asks. I’m sitting at the edge of his bed staring off into space while he watches me from the bathroom. He called me just as I was leaving the mall and asked me to come to his house to talk. “What does it matter now anyway Ray? I’m not … More Papillon Papers- Page 3
I wake up the next morning to Jason staring at me smiling. “Good morning Beautiful! Did you sleep well?” “I did. Thanks. What time is it?” “Time for a repeat!” A devilish smile creeps onto his face as he kisses my forehead. “No seriously! I have to meet Aurora at 12 pm to go shopping” … More Papillon Papers- Page 2
“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?
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!
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
Hey guys! I’ve written a little poem that I wanted to share with you all, called Dear Future Husband. I was inspired to write it because I’ve joined the Pray for Your Future Spouse 5 Day Challenge that was created by Jamal and Natasha Miller who are the founders of The One University which I’m … More Dear Future Husband Introduction
I’ve noticed that I get in these bummy moods around holidays/special occasions or whenever I see certain people or have certain conversations or interactions etc. so I made a playlist called “He Loves Me” to combat those feelings. It only has like seven songs but it always makes me feel so much better. They’re all … More Music is His- “He Loves Me” Playlist
Someone recently sent me this NY Times article https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/21/arts/music/kanye-west-coachella.html and asked for my opinion. Before reading the article, I had seen a clip from Kanye’s Coachella performance on Instagram but at the time I had no idea where the clip was from. In the clip, DMX (whom I’ve loved since I was a teen) was … More Kanye West’s Sunday Service- My thoughts