Mind Over Matter: Be Present

Mind Over Matter: Be Present Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift and that’s why it is called the "PRESENT". -King Fu Panda The present of the PRESENT!   Many of us have probably found ourselves dwelling in the past or overly concerned with the future.  The past: "What if I … Continue reading Mind Over Matter: Be Present

Post-To-Be

Post-To-Be We live in a society where it is important to be  "somebody”. Where it’s favorable to have it “all together”. And where keeping up with the “everybody’s” is the thing to do. There isn’t always room for transparency, vulnerability, or truth. We sometimes fabricate our experiences, fluff up our realities, and gas up our … Continue reading Post-To-Be

Unpack Those Bags Girl

Unpack Those Bags Girl Back in the day, I used to return from vacation and leave my bags packed. By only removing the bare necessities, I’d leave those little green suitcases in the floor for days upon days. Finally, whenever I got tired of tripping over the bags while trying to cross the room, of … Continue reading Unpack Those Bags Girl

Forgive Yourself

Forgive Yourself I love having talks with my girlfriends! I feel like my attempts to be “motivational” or “encouraging” in our conversations often lead to the BEST writing inspirations! (LOL) It is my guilty pleasure! But recently, I found myself encouraging myself while attempting to encourage a friend. Long story short we were talking about times … Continue reading Forgive Yourself

Spring Cleaning

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:” Ecclesiastes 3:1 (KJV) My favorite season of the year is spring! Besides the consistent battle with allergies from the pollen, plants, trees, and creatures, spring is one of the best times to be outdoors! The temperature is perfect, the … Continue reading Spring Cleaning

Angry Black Woman

She's bossy! She's mean! She's demanding! She's defensive against injustice. Intolerant to disrespect. Can’t forget that she’s belligerent. She’s arrogant! She’s argumentative! She’s hateful. Just plain old ANGRY!!! …. Right? Recently, I experienced one of the most unjust situations in my life! Long story short, I’d been campaigning for a couple of weeks for a … Continue reading Angry Black Woman