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…

It All Means Something

There she was furious. Thinking about how things could be better. Why did he treat her that way? Why didn’t anyone fight for more? Why did they sweep the mess under the rug? What is their problem? This is what happens when we have got a call on our life. Things get to us. We…

A Grateful Heart

Thank God for your journey.  It takes intention to have a grateful heart in a world that is never satisfied  As we journey through our week, let us be intentional about looking for the good.  Today is a good day to start. We have one life to live. Start with making the best of your…

Beautifully Made

I’ve seen women at their lowest. I have counseled women and their children. I have seen what hopelessness can do to someone. Confidence doesn’t come from simply believing you are amazing, it is trusting that even when life tries to take away everything you thought was valuable, your value was never in them to begin…

Speak 

Speak like time is ticking   Speak like the day light  Speak with no fear Knowing that God will always be near  Be brave even when you stand alone  Because in him you can trust  Be not weary  The night will bring rest And comforting peace like he knows best Life is a journey  So…

The choices we make

Have you ever been afraid to make a choice because you were worried about making the wrong one? So many people are and it is okay if you are. May I change your focus for a moment? What if you did make the wrong choice?, Sort of like getting lost on the way to your…

Hope

This one is for anyone who is discouraged. Today I bring you hope. The fact that you are reading this shows that your eyes were meant to see You my friend are truly meant to be I want to encourage you to look up even when you feel down Don’t worry about anyone judging you…

When things don’t go as planned

If you are like me, you like to plan your day. I like to know what to expect. Even in circumstances where no day is the same, I like to adapt to create stability for myself In some way. There has to be something I know that I am going to do each day. That…