Dear Black Woman

Dear black woman. You matter. You are valuable. Your opinion is valid. You are not alone. When you feel misunderstood. And like nobody is listening. I am listening. I hear you. I see you. I am you. The love you were created with. Covers you each second. You aren’t dramatic. You aren’t too loud. You…

Your Truth Matters: Rejecting Conformity

Everyone has a truth. We hide from it to accommodate the ones who caused the pain. Why do we do that? In this world it is not always acceptable to acknowledge what is wrong. As much as we have free speech, silence gets rewarded more. No press, no judgement, no explanations with penalties. Silence is…

Conversations that matter

I’m often met with different ideas and opinions about life. We all have different perspectives on why world problems exist. We look for solutions to our biggest complaints. We look to friends, family, politicians, teachers, social workers, pastors. When will we look within ourselves ? Do we stop to think that we are a part…

Without holding back

There are many injustices in the world. Not every space allows you the freedom to tackle them. For each person change may look different. One persons battle is not the same as someone else’s. Instead of getting frustrated with systems that fail us, let us channel our passion into what we love. We can let…

Know your voice

We each have a voice, a powerful voice. By the standards of others, our voices may only be heard in certain arenas But no. You must know for yourself where your voice belongs. You must then speak. Loud and clear. With confidence and grace. Because your voice is meant to set someone free. Your voice…

Things change and that’s okay

Is change getting you down? Change is hard to avoid. No matter what we go through in life, we are bound to either grow or stand still as a result. Are you busy standing still and not moving forward? I know it’s hard but just know that taking the first step is the best thing…