My Life Lessons, Quotes

In Search of New Horizons

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -William Faulker    Recently, my university had its spring commencement ceremonies, commonly referred to as, graduation. I’ve never really been a fan of graduations because they tend to be long and in time my back begins to hurt […]

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My Life Lessons, Sharing

Dealing with “pint” people

For as long as I could remember, I’ve always struggled with this idea of doing more for people than I am getting from them. It seems like I’m always giving, giving, and giving all that I have with little to no return. Whether it be from friends, associates, mates, or family, you may deal with […]

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My Life Lessons

What’s Love Got to do With It?

   Maya Angelou once said, “have the courage to trust love one more time, and always one more time.” We can all draw our own understandings from quotes. My understanding of the quote is that even when we’re hurt, we should always trust love again. Not necessarily from the same person (don’t get me wrong). […]

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A Journey’s End

“It’s in times of sorrow and grief that we cling to those we hold the dearest.”   I have a confession to make… I lied to you. If you’ve kept up with the blog then you may recall the very first post I wrote that talked about my cousin Ken. If you haven’t read it, […]

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Growing Apart

Sometimes I’m asked why I don’t hang with certain people anymore… My reasoning? You can’t possibly begin to see the potential God has given you while you’re hanging with people who don’t want to see you GROW or become successful. The Bible even says “Come out from among them…” (2 Conrinthians 6:17) When you stop spending […]

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Life is a gift.. Cherish it

The realities of life are pretty simple. What goes up, must come down. What goes around, will come back around. And if someone is born into this world, one day they will surely leave it. If we know these universal truths, why are they still so hard to grasp? When a baby is born, we […]

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The Beginning…

Introductions are always the hardest part… I’ve never been one for introductions. In my mind, hellos eventually, turn into goodbyes. But the goodbyes shouldn’t determine whether or not to start a relationship, its the journey in between that counts. I’ve inevitably learned something from every person  that has gone and come in and out of […]

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