Hello, 2019

2018 was a lot of fun. I laughed, traveled, celebrated, and embraced major changes in my life. I accomplished some goals, stepped out on faith, helped others the best I could, and tried my best to be the daughter, sister, friend, co-worker, and partner in the lives of those around me. I still fell short. …

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Black History Month Week 2: Acceptance

Although a staple in Alcoholics Anonymous and other organizations that cater to offering support in recovery from addiction, I recite the Serenity prayer quite often. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference”. A simple prayer that covers …

The Ivy On The Window: An Ode To Kalief Browder

He went from being an average student to excelling in his college courses. He went from being a prisoner to a brave soldier who stood for what was right. He went from mental distress to being a vine on the window. He is now the equivalent to the rose that grew out the concrete.