10 Things Heartache Taught Me

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

We often count the days, weeks and months since we lost the ones we love, but it always feels like it just happened yesterday.

Have you ever been through the storm and could feel the sun, just for the clouds and rain to swiftly cover its glory? Have you ever felt like you were just starting to “feel normal”, then another blow to your heart brings you deeper into despair than before? Continue reading “10 Things Heartache Taught Me”

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 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”

How to Forgive and Know That You’ve Forgiven

How to Forgive and Know That You’ve Forgiven

This post is the sequel to last week’s post How Heartache Taught Me to Forgive, where I shared my journey to forgiving those who have hurt me, going back to my childhood.

If you’re ready to take steps to forgive yourself and others, and want to determine whether or not you have truly forgiven, then read along! Continue reading “How to Forgive and Know That You’ve Forgiven”

How Heartache Taught Me to Forgive

How Heartache Taught Me to Forgive

I’m a pretty sensitive person. I cry during romantic movies, get teary eyed when I’m frustrated, and criticism often brings extreme anxiety. If we ever have a conversation, I’ll remember most of the things you said, all of your facial expressions when you said it, but most of all, everything you do to me, including how you make me feel when you do it. Even if it’s as simple as you smirking after I ask you how my hair looks.

HOLDING ON CAN BE A MEANS OF PROTECTION

Continue reading “How Heartache Taught Me to Forgive”