On the Ways of the World

On the Ways of the World

For over two minutes, the moon completely covered the sun, immediately turning day into dusk.

As the sun’s corona peeked through the darkness, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing.

An electric energy filled my body and soul, as the thrill of joy rushed from the depths of my spirit and were released through my vocal chords, producing a shriek from a quiet, solid place. Continue reading “On the Ways of the World”

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The Power of Renewing Your Mind

The Power of Renewing Your Mind

Along this journey called life, there have been plenty of times when I needed something but didn’t have what I needed to get it; or wanted something that I didn’t have the finances to purchase.

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been making it a point to be grateful for the income I have versus stressing over the income I lost when I left my full-time job.

I’m thankful for the fact that over the last couple of years, my income has increased, become more steady, and I’m almost bringing in as much as I was when I was working a 9-5 (or sometimes 50 plus hours a week), with less hours worked, more joy, peace and control over my life. Continue reading “The Power of Renewing Your Mind”

Choosing Faith Over Your Feelings

Choosing Faith Over Your Feelings

This week has been tough so far. I have plenty of assignments to work on and tasks to accomplish, and this is normally all I need to get and stay motivated. Something about this week is different, though. I literally don’t want to do anything. Nothing. Especially not write this blog post. I told myself several times that I was not going to write this.
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30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three

You made it! Here are the last ten pieces of wisdom I’ve learned in 30 years of life. Thank you so much for taking time out of your life to connect with my heart, soul and mind! I hope you enjoy the finale of my series, and that something spoke to you, touched you and encouraged you! Continue reading “30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three”

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Two

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Two

This week, my lessons for life focus on living your best life and learning to love others. If you missed part one of this three part series, check out 30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years (Part One) now!

  1. Live your truth, there’s no time in life to fake it.

If you’re a blerd, prefer to eat versus exercise, enjoy sci-fi over reality TV, or books over movies; love it, accept it, be who you are, and how you feel like being you. As long as you aren’t hurting anyone else, be you to the fullest extent! Discover, develop and celebrate you! Continue reading “30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Two”

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part One

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part One

I’ve been on this earth for three decades – over 360 months, 1,500 weeks and 11,000 days. Over this time, I’ve learned some lessons about life, faith and love, and I feel like I learned the most in the last year of my 20s. I want to share 30 truths that I have come to know about being human, a Black woman, an introvert and having a relationship with God; some of which have come easy to me and others I’ve had to fight to understand. Here’s part one of a three-part series (of 10 lessons each) sharing the wisdom I carry with me each day. Continue reading “30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part One”