REALIZATION When I saw my mugshot on Google, instantly my heart sank into my stomach. It got there because I did not want anyone to know what I did. Now, everyone will know. THE RUN DOWN I was driving home from a friend’s house one night. In my mind, I thought I was a part… Continue reading Humiliation Breeds Humility
Lately, I’ve been tracking what I do with my time. I realized that when I am bored, I complain about boredom, but I never have things to do. Even though prior to “being bored” I express goals I wouldn’t mind accomplishing. However, when a month passes or three months, I look up and I realize… Continue reading What are your soldiers doing?
When I was younger, I was severely allergic to certain foods. For example, I couldn’t eat my own birthday cake or chocolate or ice cream; all which were childhood favorites of many. I was an only child, I had an last name that was African and I went under a handful of skin and dental… Continue reading “Set apart; not aside”
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.
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.
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
“He has preserved our lives and kept our feet from slipping. For you, God, tested us; you refined us like silver. You brought us into prison and laid burdens on our back You let people ride over our heads; we went through fire and water, but you brought us to a place of abundance.” Psalm… Continue reading Refined Like Silver