To be honest with my fellow readers, I didn’t want to post about this. As a black woman, I grew up with a clear indication of the history that came before me. And it’s not something that was taught to me in school because as many others can vouch, black history isn’t taught in a … Continue reading It’s Not Just About You
Sometimes I don't know how to feel. My mind is telling me one thing, but my spirit is telling me another. I push myself to be optimistic, but pessimism lingers. It's only a little bit longer, I know God, but what if that little bit longer isn't what I want? What if the suffering was … Continue reading You Can…
Are you the penny rejected in the vending machine? Are you the nickel rolling on the corner of the street? What's your worth? Are you the dime stuffed amid loose change in a wallet? Are you the dollar traded in for a candy bar at the gas station? What's your worth? Are you the twenty … Continue reading Know Your Worth
Last Sunday marked the day that our nation was attacked. The day that countless lives were taken. The day that no one expected, but those affected will always remember. They thought they could break us. That their attack would destroy us. That we would never amount to anything more than our fate at that very … Continue reading What Truly Matters?!
Feeling alone is a troubling thing. Many are around, but it feels as if no one is there. No one can help or even cares. Being alone and feeling alone are polar opposites. You can feel alone without being alone and vice versa. Your mind plays tricks on you. It allows you to believe that … Continue reading You’re Never Alone
You have been struggling. Everything seems grey. Nothing is right. One bad thing and another one follows. You can't get up high before getting knocked down. You think you'll make it past the home plate, but instead, you strike out on the first go round. You're always striking out. It's as if the devil himself … Continue reading God! Why Are You Doing This?
Stop making excuses. Stop saying why you can’t. This is your moment. Your moment is now. Brush off the dust and start again. Pick yourself up and follow your life’s journey. If it were easy, it would not be worth it. There would be no satisfaction in doing it. You are capable. You are strong. … Continue reading This Is Your Moment
I'm not going to lie. This week has been filled with irritation, which has stemmed from the usage of public transportation, relying on someone for the means of getting somewhere, doing something. These past few days have been filled with waiting and hoping (that is that things will be on time and that I won't … Continue reading You Can’t Always Be In Control
We hold on to things that have no place in our lives. Past relationships. Unhealthy connections that hinder more than they nourish. We keep holding on as the baggage begins to accumulate. We add on worrying about the life ahead and pain from something another person has done to us. We add on sorrow from … Continue reading The Art of Letting Go
You don’t have to be an inherently creative person to spark creativity within yourself. Many individuals who are immensely creative have their slumps. Moments where they feel in a rut and are unable to come up with concepts and ideas. Regardless of whether you have to think creatively all the time or are challenged to … Continue reading Get Those Creative Juices Flowing