My Life Lessons

Learning to Pray (part 2)

Last year I wrote a post for those of us that may be struggling with learning to pray. At the end of that post, I said that I would be back for a second installation of that blog post. Well, here we are… In the last post, I said: “Prayer is also one of the […]

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Need Help Learning to Pray?

When I was in undergrad at Florida A&M University, I was a regular at the library. One day, two of my guy friends joined me in a study room and as we usually tended to do, we joked and laughed about the normal college things. Well about 5 minutes into the conversation, one of them […]

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Never Fold Under Pressure

It’s currently 5:09 a.m. and I’m in the airport. I came to Miami Wednesday evening to see J. Cole in concert and now I am preparing to leave and return to my regular routine back home. It’s always nice to get away for a few days even if you don’t do much during that time. […]

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How I Passed the GRE (The First Time)

So, I’ve had the intention of writing this blog post for over a year now. (Procrastination sucks) However, today felt like I should finally get around to it. I took the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) in February of 2017. I’d just applied to a graduate school that offered a nice program for what I wanted to […]

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When the World feels Unbearable…

Today was one of those days. You know those days that feel exhausting. Not so much physically, but emotionally and mentally draining. Yeah, those.  Between reading articles of children being separated from the parents at the border and seeing a horrible video of a young man’s lifeless body, I had to find some way to […]

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Practicing the Pause

You may have noticed that the month of April was pretty slow for me. I didn’t post a blog entry, I barely posted on Youtube, and I wasn’t as active on my social media platforms. My birthday was last month and for some reason I felt different about this one. I didn’t have a big party […]

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