Not Bad for a Girl with No Creativity

This week alone, God has opened so many doors. Many of which, I still cannot see. However, like the old song says, "Jesus will!" I am so grateful for those that pour into me and speak life over me. I am thankful for the new relationships established within the last month that, for lack of …

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With Light and Love

"There comes a point in many a woman's life when she simply has to be honest with herself about who she is and where she is in life." -Lisa Jean-Francois Every once in a while, I stumble upon a post that leaves me nodding and waving my 'church hand' in total agreement. Today's post, Why I …

That Time I Almost Made Myself Cry

Roughly six months ago, I wrote myself a letter. It was part of a reflection activity. The instructions were to write as if I were receiving recognition from myself for work completed during the fall semester. (Note: I live in semesters because I work in Higher Education.) Today, I opened that letter and I teared …

Peaceful Part of You

"How are YOU doing?" I don't care for that question. I care for the individual asking, because hopefully, they genuinely care about my response. However, I despise that question. It's the equivalent to, "Where do you see yourself in five years?" Both answers most likely point to a response like, "hell, I don't know" followed …

Everything You Need Is In YOU!

So blessed to have a First Lady who I can truly relate to!!! Her speech at Tuskegee University's spring 2015 commencement was the pep talk that I needed. I appreciate her realness and courage to speak the truth. I am grateful for her transparency. She is such a wonderful role model! "The realization that no matter …

20 Habits of Highly Authentic People

"Meeting someone living a uniquely crafted life is a breath of fresh air. These people are rare – it takes courage and self-confidence to be who you really are despite reactions from skeptics and attempts to bring you back to conformity and a false exterior. If you’re ready to show to the world the real …

10 Toxic People You Shouldn’t Bring With You Into The New Year

Reflect and move on. That's the goal. Why take negativity into a new year? This Elite Daily blog post hit the nail on the head. What are you no longer allowing in 2015? The people who make your life more stressful. The people who use you. The people who don't respect you. The people who always manage …