#Series1: It’s Not Just a Brown Girl Problem/No need to compete- Recently, I’ve been on this journey of “Discovering My Femininity.” It all started when I read about a comment made by a celebrity. It was something about African American women and “our” lack of femininity. I fail to remember which celebrity it was, but… Continue reading Discovering My Femininity #Series 1
Growing up I struggled with depression. In high school and college it was the worst. Now that I am older, I refuse to allow depression to rob me of precious moments. One day as I was watching House of Cards, I noticed that there are two kinds of people in this world. You have your Frank… Continue reading How to overcome emotionally trying situations.
Despite what you think, the battle isn’t about race. The battle is not about riches. This life that we are living is a spiritual battle and every day we wake up, whether we want to believe it or not, we are at war; walking on battle grounds. The battle is disguised in race, wealth, or political/influential power.… Continue reading Spiritual Battle
If you think about it , there is no real destination in life. Life is a journey that is to be experienced. There is a saying that says : we are not human-doers, we are humanBEINGS. This may appear as a cheesy life motto, but there is much relevance and truth to the statement. When… Continue reading Enjoy the journey.
Que Bola! It’s been about a little over a week that I’ve been back from Cuba! I miss the country already. I wanted to write up my experience from beginning to end as best as I could, for those looking to travel to the country also. Preparation: Before arriving, I watched numerous travel blogs and read… Continue reading Cultural Reflection-Cuba
As I approach 26 my biggest goal for the year will be not to let life take the child from within me. When we are young we often want to rush the adulting process, only to realize it was a horrible trick. We are tricked into believing that life is about getting a driving license,… Continue reading Radiant Peace
It comes in waves. One day I feel your presence Lord and then I feel myself distancing from you when I finally can catch my breath. I get angry with you and then quickly beg for repentance because I know I brought this on myself. Your plans are of good for me. I think I… Continue reading Use my pain Lord-poem