Women should wear makeup, girls wear dresses, it’s not lady like to sit with your legs uncrossed, women wear pearls and heels… Do any of these sound familiar to you ladies? I hope I’m not alone when I say that all of these overly exaggerated perceptions of womanhood and being feminine is hogwash to me. … More Feminity
For a long time I was dreading getting a year older and quite frankly I was depressed. It seemed as the months rolled by and the days passed I fell deeper into depression. All of the goals, aspirations I set out for myself by age forty were halfway done. How did I get here in … More Now that I’m 40!
Many of us do a nine to five white or blue collar job and for the most part it serves its purpose it helps you maintain a livelihood your able to manage and enjoy. What happens when you’ve gone as far as you will with that company or job what happens next? Do you continue … More Why you should have streams of income
If you’re anything like me who was raised in a faith based family and environment you are familiar with hearing this over and over as a kid growing up…. ” faith without works is dead”. Or Hebrews 11:1 now faith is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things unseen”. You hear … More Unlimited faith
Never in a thousand years would I imagine, fathom, or even picture myself struggling with weight gain and loss. It’s like a seasaw one minute I’m busting fat at the seams the next I’m gaining weight like an overstuffed whale. I know this may come off a bit dramatic and extreme but it’s my reality. … More My battle with weight
Have you ever met someone who had Alot of knowledge in a area? Or that one Co worker who was the go to person when you had a question or was just downright stuck in what to do on the job? Be honest you instantly thought to yourself “what a know it all” or Yea … More What makes you an Expert?!
Just a few days ago I was afforded the opportunity to speak with a couple about their relationship. Their relationship is a bit different from your typical relationship or what society would define as a normal couple. Carmen a bright vibrant twenty something young woman is in a relationship with Richard who also is a … More Through our eyes~~~
It now has been six years since I got the phone call of my life that would change the way I viewed life forever. You called me and I could tell in your voice something just wasn’t quite right with you. The uneasiness in your tone, the long pauses was what I thought to be … More When she came out
How do you define enemy? We see this word floating around so much in our day to day lives that we never truly take a step back and truly define this word for ourselves. Sure we can google it or even look it up in the dictionary but what about personalizing this word in a … More Enemy vs. Frenemy
As a young college student back in the mid nineties I remember taking a stand for educational equality and thinking alongside my fellow classmates that a change needed to come as it relates to the educational system. It seemed that children were slipping through the cracks and didn’t have the necessary skills needed to thrive … More THE UnCommon Core