Brave Heart

I think it’s brave that you want to become all that God has planned for you to be. I think it’s brave that you are reaching out to seize your destiny. I feel like you are right on the verge of an amazing breakthrough. We all have reasons that we keep going. We latch on […]

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I Never Measured Up

My outlook has been adjusted over the past 5+ years. I’ve lost a lot. I’ve gained a lot. I’ve grown a lot. I’ve experienced a myriad of relationships, and in hindsight, I had to swallow the fact that ” I Never Measured Up” to expectations of my ex-husband. Being 💯, we fell short on each […]

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Perfect Storm

It was the perfect storm. Everything at work was going well, yet my personal life was a tsunami. Grief and heartbreak were playing ring-around-Layla. In March of 2013, my mom had a massive stroke. We spent months working on her recovery, but God changed her assignment and made her my guardian angel in May of […]

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Forever, Is Not Always

Letting go of people no matter who they are in your life is hard. It hurts. The desire to nurture, build and repair relationships is inherent in my life and letting go often feels like failure to succeed. I despise conflict however, my walk away game has grown stronger. One day,  my friend Sharnessa asked […]

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The Other “B” Words

The scenarios replay over and over. Did this really just happen? Did they really just do that?! My Sunshine, Marlon, always describes betrayal as “Forget your chick and the click you claim!” This is a PG excerpt from “Hit Em Up” by that great philosopher, Tupac Shakur. Here’s my thing, people with huge hearts, that […]

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Love Is

My childhood sister-friend, Kendra always says, “Love Is.” Every time I read or write it my mind wanders. Action, love IS action. I choose love every-time. I love love. I love the feeling of love. I love its mystery. I love being able to watch others discover love. I love watching others feel love. I […]

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I Should Have Stopped At The Oil Change

One November Day in 2006, I stopped at the neighborhood Oil Lube place to get an oil change in my 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The Pit Guy comes up and starts explaining to me that I could invest in less expensive oil. I thanked him and asked how I could repay him? He told me […]

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