Today while I was standing in the mirror assessing a painful pimple that is plaguing my face, I had an epiphany. It ministered to my heart and I figured someone else out there might be blessed by this message. Problems, insecurities, and secrets are like pimples (zits). You can try to ignore them, you can try to conceal them but that flawless facade will only last … Continue reading Get Rid of the Zits!
Some days I just want to come to my blog and share my heart with you guys. Today is one of those days. My heart breaks for my country at times. There have been a lot of tragedies here in America lately. It seems that every time I turn on the news, the media is discussing some type of crisis. There was a massacre in … Continue reading Live your best life!
We’ve all had moments in our lives when we might not feel like we are “good enough”. I know for a fact that this feeling is derived from comparing ourselves to others. Comparing your appearance, marriage, relationship, current job, financial status, or anything else in your life to another can take an emotional toll on you. I used to be guilty of doing this. I have … Continue reading How to overcome the feeling of "not good enough"
Several Different Names but a B*tch Ain’t One by Brittany Carson In today’s society it should be a crime how women of all ages have been objectified What’s even sadder is the fact that some women answer to the names that people have given to us like it’s a twisted little game They call us tricks and b*tches and prance us around in thongs Rappers disrespect and degrade us in most of … Continue reading Several Different Names but a B#tch Ain't One!
Can you believe we are in the last quarter of 2014? Time seems to be moving so rapidly. I feel like life is passing me by. I promised myself at the beginning of the year that I was going to be more productive this year. So far I don’t feel like I am meeting my expectations. So I am going to take the last 3 … Continue reading The Last Quarter: September Goals
Have you ever noticed how adventurous you become when on vacation? I went to San Francisco on Saturday and I realized that I transform into a new woman when I am away from home. Seriously I think I have a different personality that shows up when I travel. I am like Braveheart with braids. I am open to trying exotic cuisines. I participate in activities that I … Continue reading Everyday Tourist
There are times in life when you may be feeling a bit weak in your faith or may just be feeling less than confident. Like every human on planet earth I have faced my fair share of struggles, heartaches, disappointments, and much worse. During these moments in my life, I turn to music that is uplifting. Sometimes I need a little reminder that life gets better. I have … Continue reading My Life in Stereo: Pick Me Up Playlist
I have a confession to make. For years, I struggled with body image issues. Like many women, I constantly focused on my body imperfections. I would pick myself apart. “How can I cover this?”, “I have to fix that!” , “I need to lose a few pounds.” “I can’t wear something like that because my boobs are too big.” “My hair is too short.” These are just a … Continue reading Flaws and All
Inspiration is everywhere. It can be found in nature. It can be found when browsing the internet. It can be found in the least expected places. People can also be inspirational. Here are just a few of the a ha moments and muses from my week. I love to start my morning off listening to inspirational people. One of my favorite motivational speakers is Kimberly Jones Pothier, better … Continue reading A Ha Moments & Muses: Vol. 1