Let me start off by saying that I’m not the biggest Prince fan. I don’t know all of his songs. I only know his hits mostly. Not the obscure B-side songs that didn’t make it to the radio. Even when I did venture into that territory I heard some lyrics that I didn’t need to… Continue reading The Purpose of Prince
A few weeks ago I had a brief, but thought provoking conversation with a coworker. She was wearing some new glasses and I thought they were pretty cool. I shared with her how I’ve worn glasses since the third grade and always thought of them as an accessory like jewelry. I buy a new pair… Continue reading You Would Be You
I should really name this post ‘What Do You Write When You Don’t Want to Write?’ The past few months of my life have been full of challenges. Real life got in the way and stalled my desire to write, but for us highly sensitive folks simple frustration can get overwhelming. So I haven’t felt like writing.… Continue reading What Makes a Good Story?
“You can spend your effort and energy endeavoring to prove yourself to yourself as well as to others. Whether or not the payoff you receive from that effort is worth it or not remains a question. Instead of expending all of that precious internal resource of energy on endeavoring to prove you are valid, validate… Continue reading Messy
I surrendered my life to God today…once again. I’ve been a Christian since the age of 11 when I asked Jesus into my heart to be my Lord and Savior. The whole Christian journey is about surrendering your life to God. Today was a profoundly new level of letting him take over for me. I… Continue reading Selectively Surrendered
Netflix recently added A Different World to its collection and I gladly re-watched the entire series with fresh eyes and a grown up perspective. The Cosby Show spin-off starring Lisa Bonet’s character Denise Huxtable and her experience at Cliff and Claire’s make-believe historically black alma mater Hillman College was a ground breaking show and I… Continue reading What Binge Watching A Different World Taught Me
I think we all have an idea of what we want our lives to look like. Goals, dreams, and expectations for our families, friendships, careers, health, etc. ‘By the time I’m (whatever age or time frame) I want to accomplish x, y, z’. Some of you may have done or are in the process of… Continue reading Great Expectations