Don’t Let Comparison Steal Your Joy

I’m sure we have all heard the quote “comparison is the thief of all joy.” We as humans live in a world where comparison happens without knowledge. You see a person with a better job, better car, better house, etc. and sometimes we cannot help but compare our lives to others. What we don’t realize…

#50Days50Questions: Blessed

Do I feel blessed? How and why or why not? Definitely. This question seems so simple, yet I know it can be a difficult thing to keep in perspective at times.  Even on the days when I seem to feel like nothing is going my way, I try to remember why I’ve been blessed to…

Let’s Get it Started! 

Welcome 2017!! Since my 2016 list of goals were pretty reasonably met (see post for details), I decided to expand on that and prepare a list of goals for 2017.  Now that we are 2 days into the new year, I have spent more time reflecting on what goals I would like to accomplish for…

Count your Blessings and Find the Balance.

Do you tend to forget to stop and smell the roses?  Or do you get so bogged down with the unhappy parts of life that you forget to counter-attack that negativity with things you love. I find myself forgetting to do this often, and I am not afraid to admit it.  I am human, and…

Blast from the past

So, I’m starting to type all of my old poems and save them on my jump drive so that I don’t lose the papers or they don’t start to fade. I couldn’t help but laugh at myself, because I started writing and really keeping my poems together around 9th grade, so I will say around…

#ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: What do Your Locs do for You? 

I’ve been watching some loc videos and getting lots of wisdom and encouragement and came across this question: What do your locs do for you?  I decided to give my answer a try lol. When I first started my locs, I did not have a very significant story behind them, or specific goal I wanted…

The Joys a Child Brings

I never knew how much joy children really bring to your life, until I had one of my own. I could be having the worst day ever, I could want to cry my eyes out and lay in bed all day and do absolutely nothing; but my daughter makes that impossible. Since the day she…

Yesterday I had a talk with you, and my soul opened up and the sun shined brighter once it realized a transformation had begun. My heart sang out with a feeling of content and joy injected itself into my veins and invaded my body like a drug. Tears fell from my eyes and a smile…