Navigating Emptiness by Mercy Lokulutu

2016-10-17T16:10:02+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Mercy Lokulutu|

That feeling you get when you get up to the cash register and reach into your purse to get your wallet and then realize you don’t have it, is heart wrenching. Your mind starts racing as multiple questions rear themselves in your head. That feeling pales in comparison to what a single mother in 2 [...]

Validation by Mercy Lokulutu

2016-10-17T16:10:47+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Mercy Lokulutu|

On any given day, you will find me doing what many of you are doing even now, multitasking. We are women who fill our days with many pursuits, the list of which is ever growing and always evolving. Our roles and tasks range from the marvelous to the mundane, from having breakthrough moments teaching your [...]

Singled Out by Mercy Lokulutu

2016-10-17T16:10:59+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Mercy Lokulutu|

Have you ever felt singled out?  When I was single, I would find myself reacting defensively when asked about my relationship status. How many ways can you possibly deflect questions like, “You’re so handsome/beautiful/such a catch, how come you’re still single?” The truth is before anyone asks about our marital status, we have already posed [...]