Happy Birthday to CLS!

  Last year when I started the blog, I was preparing to go through a divorce. I had just truly become a single mother and was starting to acknowledge and accept that the life I thought I had was not real. After agonizing and sitting on all of it all alone, I called a few … Continue reading Happy Birthday to CLS!

Stop Letting Beyonce Convince You To Live Flaws & All

I’m sarcastic and I have a dry sense of humor. When you know me, you know that I always try to inject some type of humor into a situation because, well, life can be a bit stressful if you let it. I know that a lot of people are not built to deal with my … Continue reading Stop Letting Beyonce Convince You To Live Flaws & All

Don’t Let Your Relationships Lauryn Hill You

Lauryn Hill came out with one solid album damn near twenty years ago. And yet, in 2017 she still has promoters booking her for events. It makes me wonder. Why? Of course, her name is a draw, and for those of us that loved every word on The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, I guess there … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Relationships Lauryn Hill You

Living On Purpose

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

Peeling Away the Layers, One Brick at a Time 

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 

Love Don’t Love You

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

11 Years Of Silence- Why Did I Not Exist In My Marriage?

"No matter where you go, you are what you are player, And you can try to change but that's just the top layer Man, you was who you was before you got here....." ~Public Service Announcement, Jay-z   I did a project on human nature back in college. We had to ask a parent about … Continue reading 11 Years Of Silence- Why Did I Not Exist In My Marriage?

I Don’t Want Your Grandmother’s Ring

I saw a meme in a Facebook group that asked what you would do if after five years of marriage, you discovered that your wedding ring used to belong to your husband's ex-wife. My answer was not exactly the most cooperative. For me, it would not be a means to ending the relationship, but I … Continue reading I Don’t Want Your Grandmother’s Ring

He’s Mine, I’ll Love Him The Way I Want

I remember watching a few people who I know as they weathered long distance relationships. When I was married, I remember thinking 'I could never do something like that.' Now being divorced, long distance would be totally alright. People have these picture perfect views of what a relationship should be. Faithful, spending all of your … Continue reading He’s Mine, I’ll Love Him The Way I Want

Forgiving Yourself, Moving On, And Letting Go

I'm a music lover. I love all different genres. It never really mattered to me whether it was country, rock, or R&B. As long as the message was clear and the beat moved me. Let me tell you about creatives. We flock to one another. There is a synergy there that is encouraging and enlightening. … Continue reading Forgiving Yourself, Moving On, And Letting Go