My Life Lessons

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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My Life Lessons

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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Open Letters

The Melanin Comeback: Why Black Representation Matters

When I was a kid I didn’t see race.. let alone, color. Granted, that could have been due to attending an all black school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. At my Pre-K graduation I played Cinderella’s fairy Godmother (a.k.a Whitney Houston) in our stage play. I clearly remember walking onto the stage with my plastic wand […]

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My Life Lessons

2016 -The Breakthrough Year

2016 was one of the worst years of my life. All jokes aside. Don’t get me wrong, I am extremely young but putting age aside, the trials and problems that I encountered throughout the year were a lot. You may have noticed my periodic posts here and there but that was because outside of this […]

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My Life Lessons

I fasted, and this is what I learned.

For about two months now I’ve been on what you can call, a spiritual journey. During this time, I’ve worked on my connection with the man upstairs in a few ways… Church every Sunday, bible study every Thursday, attempting to stay in constant communication with God, so on and so on… Basically all of the […]

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Sharing

5 Scriptures for Peace

“I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.”  -Martin Luther  At some point in all of our lives, we experience a sense of distress from school, work, and life in general. When this happens to us, it can […]

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My Life Lessons

We Can’t Breathe

I am tired, and I don’t mean the, “I haven’t gotten a good night’s sleep” kind of tired either. I am emotionally and mentally exhausted. As we should all be aware of, there was a recent shooting in Charleston, South Carolina in which 9 innocent men and women were shot and killed in their house […]

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