John Kirkwood. Part 4 (Final)

Throughout college and after college, Braxton and I kept in touch. Braxton went to Harvard to become a successful attorney who handles high-profile legal cases. Honey and I lost contact during college, and I ended up moving back to Atlanta after getting my Master of Business Administration degree. “Two years after graduation, I opened Kirkwood…

John Kirkwood. Part 3

John As you can see, Jay wasn’t a joke. You may be thinking, “but John, you’re Jay.” Well, yes and no. Jay was a boy; John is a man. It took me a while to get from Jay to John, but eventually, I got there.  So, I know you’re curious as to what I was…

John Kirkwood. part 2

Brenda Despair was written all over my face. What’s wrong baby?” Tim said, as he brought me and his plate of Chinese food to the living room, where I’d been reviewing a case. “I just got off the phone with my brother’s ex. She asked me if my nephew Jay, could come live with me,”…

John Kirkwood: A short story by Shubricca L Bell. Part 1

Hey, y’all. I’m back with another short story. This is going to be a good one, if I do say so myself. I just love writing y’all. I could do it twenty four seven. Anyway, this is a inspirational drama that I know you’ll enjoy.  As with any of my stories, there’s always a profound…

When it’s your time, no one can stop your shine. ✨

Pay attention. Not everyone who says that they love you, will love your growth. Some people love when you’re down bad, or when you’re stagnant, and depending on them. They don’t like you when you’re growing, working your vision, and happy, because it’s hard for them to keep a handle on you. They’re afraid of…

If you feel alone. This is for you. 💜

I’m praying for anyone who’s in a dark place right now. You feel like family don’t understand. You feel like an outcast. You feel like you’re at the end of the rope. You feel like your best isn’t good enough. You’re broken, betrayed, damaged, and abused… I pray that God lifts your spirit out of…

Can’t sleep? Here’s the perfect remedy.

Hey, so it’s late at night and I heard that you can’t sleep… Well I created a sleep story just for you! Yes, you. I get it, life can be a bit overwhelming at times, but you have to take care of yourself, and one way to get in your self care, is to sleep….

Anxious for nothing: A message to my single people.

Before you jump into any type of relationship with someone, make sure you’ve had a chance to see every aspect of that person. Getting with someone based on the one side of them you’ve seen, will lead to false expectations down the line… Know what you’re getting yourself into, because falling for the one thing…

Midday prayer

God help me to stay focused on what I’m supposed to be focused on in this season. I don’t want to miss the beauty of this season by being too anxious about the next. Teach me what I need to learn and give me the strength and the self discipline to get through it. Keep…

Grey sweat pants.

Those grey sweatpants give me tunnel vision- I’m trying to read the shades of grey, but in the meantime, what’s the business?- Scrolling through dating sites trying to find the one- To the left, to the left, nah, that ain’t the one- I’m tapping more X’s than exes get tapped- Even with a roster, there’s…