My Drinking…My Problem

By: Christiawn Emmanuel | February 11, 2018 “Self-pity is spiritual suicide. It is an indefensible self-mutilation of the soul.” –Anthon St. Maarten Raise your hand if you have ever told yourself or had someone say to you that your drinking had gotten out of control.  Well gentle-people, if I could have both hands sky high … Continue reading My Drinking…My Problem

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Ashe.Selah

Today I have decided to create a living digital blog posting. Often times we create our blog posts, publish them with an occasional response to a comment from a reader and never return. Well this post shall be different in that I will begin with the most powerful affirmation I know and continue to add … Continue reading Ashe.Selah

No More

I'm shaking or is it that I'm shaken. Emotions overflowing. Mind is racing with thoughts of this, that him, her, them. I want to believe that 2014 isn't on repeat That this feeling of pain No not PAIN bcuz those poems have been written, signed, and sealed Sent certified mail to the those who thought … Continue reading No More

Taking Care of Self II

 On August 18, 2014, I posted, “I chose to begin taking Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP as another way to take back control of my life.  As a man of color who is also same-gender-loving the odds are against me in quite a few ways.  Instead of allowing the world to get me, I’m taking a stand with … Continue reading Taking Care of Self II

A prayer for our #MenOfColor

There is #pain sweeping through my men of color and those who love US. Lord I ask that you wrap your arms around each and every one of US.  Hold US #LordGod in such a way that WE are able to find the comfort tgat WE are seeking within you heavenly father. My God send … Continue reading A prayer for our #MenOfColor

Sending up another prayer.

There is #pain sweeping through my men of color and those who love US. Lord I ask that you wrap your arms around each and every one of US.  Hold US #LordGod in such a way that WE are able to find the comfort tgat WE are seeking within you heavenly father. My God send … Continue reading Sending up another prayer.

New Year’s Resolution “2015”

Just one #Resolution to sum up my 2015. Thanks for stopping by RAMBILITIES! "This is a true confession of a life-learned lesson I was sent here to share with ya'll." -India Arie

Oh My Synapses: The Cognitive Development of Young Children

"A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” -United Negro College Fund.  Never make the mistake of believing that a child isn’t learning at any point in his/her life.  The Cognitive Development of a child begins even before they grace the world with their presence.  Cognitive Development (CD) is the umbrella term for how the … Continue reading Oh My Synapses: The Cognitive Development of Young Children

Taking Care of Self

Raise your hand if you have ever had sex unprotected?  No this isn't a trick question. Instead look at it as an eye opener. What if I told you that there was a new development in medicine that has been proven to prevent you from contracting HIV? Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. **Breathe**.  What a mouth full.  Aye? … Continue reading Taking Care of Self

Pleasure…?

Are those few minutes of pleasure worth it? A quote without an author continues to find its way onto my Facebook news-feed. That quote being, "If you knew how powerful sex was you wouldn't have it with everybody.”  For many years this writer battled with giving up that power to those who didn't deserve me in … Continue reading Pleasure…?

I Haven’t Always Smiled…

Fact #1 For most of my middle school years I was on the brink of committing suicide. From my identity issues to family  stress to just falling into a state of depression, at that point in my life death seemed like the more beneficial alternative. Fact #2 I #ENJOY women. Yes I did say enjoy. … Continue reading I Haven’t Always Smiled…