Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: To This Black Woman Body (Part 1)

We haven’t had a good poetry pick on Sunday in a while, right? Well you’ll be happy to know that today we return with a poem by Alyesha Wise titled, To This Black Woman Body (part 1). Press play and Enjoy…

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You Are Your Only Competition

Hey y’all! Today I’m back with a little motivation for you and this time it’s coming from one of the original Kings of Comedy, Bernie Mac. The late comedian was known for making us laugh until we cry but I think his words of wisdom sometimes go unnoticed. I found an interview from the Oprah […]

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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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Monday Motivation: Be a Point of Light

Happy Monday! I hope you all have missed the Monday Motivation series as much as I’ve missed posting them. The beginning of the week can be rough, especially Monday’s so I thought it would be nice to give you a little extra push on these particular days. Today, we listen to a short message from […]

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Monday Motivation: How Will Smith became the Fresh Prince

It’s Monday so you know what that means… it’s time to get motivated! We’re all pretty familiar with the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and the hilarious being that is, Will Smith. Before he solidified his role in television history, he was a rapper who went broke due to owing money to the IRS. It wasn’t […]

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My Life Lessons

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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Monday Motivation: Just START

Happy Monday! Today, I’m dropping some knowledge on you from a king of comedy, Steve Harvey. One thing he said that I will take with me through this week is: “You have to start something… you have to give God something to put his finger on. You got to step out on faith and you […]

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Poetry Picks: “Your God”

  Happy Sunday! I hope that your week was amazing. Today, I want to introduce you to one of my favorite poets. Rudy Francisco performed this poem entitled, ‘Your God‘. Press play…    

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Monday Motivation: Don’t Listen to “People”

Happy Monday! Today we’re kicking it off with some words from one of personal favorite actresses, Taraji P. Henson. She reminds us that the words people tell us should not deter you from following your dreams. “If you allow people to project their fears onto you, you won’t live.” This week, I want you to […]

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Poetry Picks: Angry Black Woman

  Happy Sunday My Loves, I missed last week’s poetry pick but this week I got y’all! I found this poem by Porsha O. and man-oh-man is it powerful. *Viewer Discretion Advised*  Press play…    

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