So Friday night, I knew that I wanted to get out of the house after an extremely long week. I decided to post in a Facebook group that I would be at a Cigar Bar close to my home. The post itself did not get much traction but it ended up being a night spent … Continue reading Bored on a Friday Night….
Below is an abstract from a paper I wrote back in 2012 while I was in graduate school. The paper was entitled, "Sheep Led to Slaughter: How the Trayvon Martin case embodies the symbolic messages of Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep." It will always serve as my tribute to Trayvon. If you don't know who … Continue reading My birthday & Trayvon Martin
A question that I get asked repeatedly is "How did you figure out your purpose?" I don't really know the real answer to that. I've always just kind of done what feels good to me. To others, it looked like I am the kind of person that goes with the flow. I've been called a … Continue reading Living On Purpose
I have so many women (people in general) who come to me for coaching to figure out how to get through hard times and stress. We all need a little help every now and then. And if you haven't had any hard times, I salute you. One thing that always happens is, we ask why, … Continue reading Can You Stand The Rain?
“My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” Maya Angelou The train is ticking down the tracks; I’m waiting patiently to run to the back seat without being too aggressive. I need … Continue reading Crying over LIFE and Candy Crush
At some point in our lives we are faced with an important decision. To either face the pain that we have stuffed and hid behind for years or just face it. When I use the word "we", I am among the countless numbers of individuals that have faced some form of emotional, physical, or spiritual, … Continue reading Peeling Away the Layers, One Brick at a Time
February. It's still the beginning of the year. We just finished setting resolutions. Now we are supposed to spend a lot of money to tell someone I love you. The concept of love is already abstract enough. No one person loves the same. There are countless books written on the art of love, how to … Continue reading Love Don’t Love You
Insanity is defined by doing the same thing over and over again and then expecting different results. There is truth to that statement, yet so many of us find ourselves cycling through these patterns doing things the same way. Then we end up defeated or upset when the outcome is no different. So why do … Continue reading Ready…Set..Your Intentions
At the root of it all, like for real, when you get down to the very bare minimum and the basics, we're all out here just trying to be loved. Unfortunately, a lot of us....too many of us are going about it....finding love..the wrong way. Shit is powerful when you think about it. What DRIVES … Continue reading LOVE
Women love weddings, especially when we are the bride, right? Once a woman is engaged the planning immediately follows. The planning for the overpriced ceremonies begin to become a reality. Many women go way over their wedding budget to create a day of memories and kind reactions from their attending guests. I’ve heard of … Continue reading Losing Yourself After Marriage And Kids