As I typed the title for this post, it stung a little. Forgiveness and contentment are two things I struggle with and that I have to constantly pray about. Forgiveness is much easier said than done and I think we all know that from experience. But it is not impossible! No matter how deep the …


Thanks, Dad

When I was 14, I traveled to Denver for the first time to see the man who is partly responsible for my existence. It had been a few years since I last saw him, I was nervous and I did not know which emotion to pick (out of the many I experienced that day). But …


When Beyoncé releases a body of work, the Beyhive references this point in history as "entering a new era". Currently? We are turning our hard times into LEMONADE 🍋. . A theme that solidified Bey's thoughts on the undying love and internal struggles of the black woman. She told "our" stories without speaking to us …

The First 300: How I Reached 300 Blog Followers in 3 Months


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I don’t know what it is this week but I’ve been in a blog subject type of mood. Every article post idea has been about blogging. Could be the excitement still emanating from my radio show feature with Annette earlier this week –listen here- or it could be the excitement over reaching the 1,000 subscriber mark (and the crowd goes wild…. or not), but I thought I’d share my first experiences as a new blogger two years ago.

I started this blog in 2014 so to just be making it to the thousands may not be all that significant to some but this is huge for me. The conception of this post was thinking back to the early days where I praised reaching three hundred and four hundred followers. Why did I stop doing that? It was fun! I even monitored the international support I received and…

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