2018 I hope you’re ready because I am coming at you with a fervency that you will not be able to ignore. Long gone are the days where I wait for the New Year to come. I am attacking each New Year with a tenacity that will not be ignored, so 2018 I hope you’re ready for this blunt force trauma of greatness that is me. I am Marliceia J. Chavers and I will not be ignored or despondent. I’ve gained a new found freedom in rediscovering what I am made of. This Black Unicorn is no average chick. I am laced with a drug that will not and cannot be dismissed. Coursing through veins and straight to the heart of you. The God of me is the God of you. I am love, light, laughter, and life all wrapped in a meteor shower of intention and success. Take note because you won’t be able to rest. I am the butterfly that stings like the bee, I am the ocean and the great black sea, oh you don’t want to be my enemy because you will lose not me. The I am that I am lives in me. I am your worst nightmare so you better be ready or maybe I am what you wish for either way you are gonna see. I will not be ignored or downtrodden. I will always pick up the pieces even if they are rotten because in my hands they will turn to gold because I am blessed. I am goal digger, not a gold digger, did you catch it? I am a strong black woman whose melanin always slays oh and yes, I will be paid. Financial freedom no longer eludes me, it is who I have become oh and I don’t long for love because I come from love and today I have been reborn. The favor that goes before me is unfathomable. Singing didn’t I blow your mind this time, didn’t I; this truth is not shallow. It is full of faithful fruitfulness. It is full of taking every prayed about risk. It is full of a course of action that results in success. It is full opportunities that will not be missed. I get up early to catch my worm, bait the hook, and my catch is firm. I am blocking out every hater and rebuking every demon because no weapon formed against me shall prosper. My God is up working on me and through me even when I slumber because I’ve decided to follow Jesus and surrender it all. This ain’t no half steppin relationship y’all. I’m all in to remain in tune with my creator and because I draw nigh to Him, I can’t help but be greater.
So save your hater attitudes, because this queen can’t be bothered. I pity the petty and pray for the lost because I know what my freedom cost. The blood covers me and my war armor is on, long gone are the days when I tried to fight alone. I am the commander in chief and God is my general and this strategic plan is immovable. 2018 you have been forewarned. You are gonna catch this Black Girl Magic, so put your hands out so you can touch me because you won’t be able to grab it. I will not have another year like 2017, but I will carry the lessons it taught me. No settling because it is beneath me. No woe is me because God has better for me. No second guessing myself because my salvation is my insurance policy. No more just allowing anyone in my life or space, you have to earn me because as I move forward I am protecting my peace. If you are not adding then you are subtracting and I can’t allow you to be apart of my life’s equation because I only produce positive numbers. As I multiply, I will divide to provide help to others because it all equals back to one. I am the queen mother bringing forth the sun. Future you are so bright I need shades to see your eclipsing light. You see this is only the beginning and every corner I turn I am winning; for falling is only temporary and here me exclaim, even if I get knocked down, I will get up over and over and over again. In any case, I experience amnesia, I will come back to this open letter and regain my memory and remember who I be. The revolution may not be televised, but this Glow Up will be, so 2018, you better be ready for me!!!!