No matter where you are in life. No matter how many degrees you possess or classes you have taken. Whether you haven't had a lick of education or felt as though you've reached the pentacle. You will never grasp the top of the latter. Perfection is unattainable. The man you cross by on the street … Continue reading Get Off That Pedestal
Giving Up Is Never An Option
The end of the presidential election sparked storms of calamity all over the nation. Social media brought about a visible divide amongst voters. Those who were pleased with the outcome, those who were devastated at the lost, and those who did not cast their vote and found both candidates to be of little to no … Continue reading Giving Up Is Never An Option
Don’t Give Up Your Voice
You have a voice. However insignificant or small it might seem. Whether you are the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or an orphan trying to find your place in the world. Whether you are black, white, blue or grey. Whether you are well-off or just scraping by. Your voice is important and needs to … Continue reading Don’t Give Up Your Voice
What’s Your Mask?
Blue sneaks, green sunglasses, bright yellow leggings, platinum blond hair, grey eyes. The features signify nothing, though they are classified as something. A girl, a boy, a man, an elderly petite women with silver hair and a cane. Who are these people? What do they do? What are their interests? What are their hobbies? Are … Continue reading What’s Your Mask?
Cherish The Small Things
6:30, my alarm sounds, and I sluggishly get out of bed. The usual routine of getting ready is in action. I take in the daily bible verse and send a morning hello to my boyfriend. Walking back into my room, I decide on a brown dress and brown boots. I start to get dressed and … Continue reading Cherish The Small Things
Seasons Change: You Can Always Start Over
As I walked towards the metro station, with the crisp air biting my feet, I began to think about my life. "I'm not where I want to be. I'm not doing what I intended on doing. I'm not going where I wanted to go," I began to think. Our lives are masked by what we … Continue reading Seasons Change: You Can Always Start Over
I found myself complaining. The cold air and wet sky more than sprinkled over bystanders. Why didn't I wear rain boots? I'm so stupid. If these people don't get out of my way?! Everything was crowded, slow moving and unfortunate. Everything was wrong. I was wet, delirious and over it. I walked down the road and … Continue reading I’m Blessed
Our Trip to the Big City
Recently, I took a trip to New York City with my boyfriend and mom to see the sights and do all the touristy things. My aunt was placed as our tour guide the first day, and boy can she weave her way through the streets. It’s not a place for stragglers. The roads bellow and … Continue reading Our Trip to the Big City
What Truly Matters?!
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?!
You’re Never Alone
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