Carolivia Herron

Carolivia Herron is an African American Jewish author, educator, and publisher living in Washington, DC. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from the University of Pennsylvania. She has held professorial appointments at Harvard University, Mount Holyoke College, California State University, Chico, and the College of William and Mary. Most recently she has beenRead More

Peacesong DC

Shirah Shulamit Ojero has four loves, her African American culture, her Jewish heritage, academic study — especially the study of literary epics — and her city, Washington, DC. Peacesong DC displays the interconnection of these four loves as Shirah grows up in the Washington DC neighborhoods of Mayfair Mansions, Kenilworth, Anacostia, Takoma DC. and downtown.Read More

Expression of Me

I wanna rest in peace, seems I don’t rest at night. I wanna rest in Your arms for the rest of my life. When troubles come I won’t be alarmed, cause I’m resting safely in Your loving arms. When troubles come I want them to tremble and flee at the very sight of Your reflectionRead More

I Said A Prayer

“We have troubles all around us, but we are not defeated. WE do not know what to do, but we do not give up the hope of living. We are persecuted, but God does not leave us. We are hurt sometimes, but we are not destroyed.” ~ 2 Corinthians 4:8-11 NCV PRAYER: Maker of theRead More

A humble place…

When I consider all I have done that was contrary to how I was created… When I consider all I have spoken that was contrary to how I ought speak… When I consider all I thought that was contrary to how I should think… When I consider all the roads I have traveled that wasRead More

LOOK!!!

LOOK!!! For new is my appearance… The doors opened to me… No longer shall I deny but I receive… My lips are swollen… Ready to pour out… As my heart now opens to purity… Cleansed and now whole… My head drips with fresh oil… A quickening captures my soul… My eyes sought and now my soulRead More

Do you know who you are?

Do you know who I am? More importantly, do you know who you are? Many of us see but with skewed and blurred vision.  We look at one another but lack the ability to see who stands before us because we are unaware of who we are. So here I share not only who I AM butRead More

SCRIPTURES

Psalm 62 ~ NIV Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. 2 Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken. 3 How long will you assault me? Would all of you throw me down— this leaning wall, this tottering fence? 4Read More

Enjoy Your Life

Sometimes that’s easier said than done…at least initially anyway! Listen, I had to go through some tough courses simply so I could be an example of just living so I can just live a just life! So I am ready to share through this blog the many lessons I’ve learned during my writing sabbatical (definition:Read More