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Most of us spend an awful lot of time, pondering what fulfillment in life means. Usually, it is a bland routine we have come to endearingly hate. Our lives are spent wishing we could be living life to our fullest potential, yet we stay in draining jobs…

Appropriation or Appreciation?blackface

I’m a black immigrant African woman living the United States. Thus, I fall in the minority group, which also means I claim a culture that is unique and celebrated across the globe. When people of different…

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When God made you, He took extra time. He put a little bit more of everything that is good. Just a little more love, a little more grace, a little more patience, a little more

 

We Should All Be Like Children   2235be3afa65bdc7916438ca600a8aa0

Have you been around a child? They are the freest creatures. They laugh aloud, cry  aloud, think aloud, and are unafraid of their emotions. Their friends are spoons, the sofa, mommy’s high heels, daddy’s hat,…

 

Choose Your Road

Ordinarily, waking up ready to conquer the world, being alive, ambitious, bold, and beautiful is effortless.

Still, there are days when blankets are havens, and the ground would feel like thorns beneath weary feet. It is for such days that Jim Rohn spoke the following words;…

 

Greatness Unmasked

A faint glimmer of greatness. So faint it almost isn’t there. In fact, most days the rough around it masks it’s magnificence.This particular day, I – frustrated, toss my hoe to the side, arch my back for relief, and curse every drop of sweat…

Summer is almost here – 5 steps to help you prepare

It’s almost time to flaunt those legs and abs. Hooray for beach season. Travel, beach trips, block parties, barbecues – we all can’t wait! Before we that ladies and gentlemen, we have to prepare. Here are my top 5 steps to be sure you have an amazing Summer;…

The Thank You Card

“Thank you,” she said as her lips curled up in a smile to mask her breaking heart. He smiled an accomplished smile, like he’d bought her the best Valentine’s Day present ever.

It was 2013, one week after Valentine’s Day, and they were sitting on his bed in the lone room…

America And Her Guns

On February 14, 2018, a man opened fire at a high school in Florida, killing 17 people and injuring many more. America had already seen 30 mass shootings, only 45 days into the new year…

Be Your Own Hero

Self motivation is underestimated. Too often, we rely on others to push us where we need to be, or we look on the success of others to serve as our inspiration. While this is encouraged, the bulk of our accomplishments will come as a result of our personal dedication and mental readiness to tackle the big plans our dreams lay before us…

Hudson Valley Train Ride

My trip home from Montréal, Canada in Photos. The Hudson valley really is beautiful.