I’m sure we have all heard the quote “comparison is the thief of all joy.” We as humans […]
Do I feel blessed? How and why or why not? Definitely. This question seems so simple, yet I […]
Welcome 2017!! Since my 2016 list of goals were pretty reasonably met (see post for details), I decided […]
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 I have flaws; one of them is falling into the “Negative Nancy” trap at times. I know sometimes I just want to have a bad day. I want to wallow in my misery and be upset about where I am in my life and dream about what I want and be mad about why I can’t have it right now. Everybody does it sometimes, and if you don’t, I need your secret! But, on other days, I try to remember to make an effort to count every blessing.
So, I’m starting to type all of my old poems and save them on my jump drive so […]
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 to achieve with them. I knew that I had reached my point with my natural hair, and was looking for something new. I had wanted locs for years, but never had the courage to take the step. When I decided to grow my locs, I felt like I was becoming someone new. I have become a more confident person. My locs personally represent my strength and self-confidence. Without these things I wouldn’t have made the choice to get locs; I would have continued to base my decision off of stereotypes and societal views on my choice to wear my hair.
I never knew how much joy children really bring to your life, until I had one of my […]
Yesterday I had a talk with you, and my soul opened up and the sun shined brighter once […]