You are one of the best and because there are so many great things about you, that if you get caught up on focusing on more than one thing, you might miss what’s most important. ~You. ~Read More
I am currently engaged, about to be married, and all I want to do is shout out to all of my female friends and young family members, "TAKE YOUR TIME." I know, that sounds so cliche.Read More
I recall a period of time before reaching my early twenties when my friends and I made a conscious decision to not try to get into a “serious” relationship. My best friend vowed that she only wanted casual flings, and nothing but casual flings. It was the age of “talking” which to be honest, I’ve always had mixed feelings about. More so confused, since the phrase seemingly had too many meanings.Read More
It was no surprise that when First Lady, Michelle Obama met up with Prince Harry, she instantly liked him.
The two global figures kicked off this year’s Invictus Games for wounded veterans. Apparently Mrs. Obama couldn’t hide her admiration for the British Royal, known for melting hearts wherever he goes.Read More
Just this time last year I was in an unhealthy relationship with a woman I planned to be with for the rest of my life. So how did I end up here? The answer is simple. Faith. But before I talk about where I am now, I want to give you all a little knowledge about my past life.Read More
I had just received the news that Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election.
Similar to my friends, one may assume I cried out of fear – I am a 23-year-old black woman living in America.
However, my tears were due to the fact that Hillary Clinton, an American lawyer and politician – the first female presidential nominee in American history, lost the Presidential Election.Read More
On March 27th 2015, Ms. Dolores lost her husband. We weren’t present at church to hear the news. I woke up that Sunday morning to a text from a youth group friend informing me of the recent death. “I’m sorry about Ms. Dolores husband,” it read. Truth is, I was confused and didn’t realize who Ms. Dolores was. At the moment, I didn’t realize that Ms. Dolores was the woman who sat a few seats down from us at church. I didn’t realize that she was the woman who gave hugs and talked to my family every Sunday. It was simply a misunderstanding. I knew the face, but I didn’t know the name.Read More
Bully. Such a simple word, yet the impact a bully has on an individual is indisputably life-changing. Both the concepts of bullying and victimization have had great impact in the last couple of years as bullying seems to have intensified. Most people believe that bullying only occurs in middle schools and high schools. This was not my case;Read More