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



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

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


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…?