I am a descendant of one of Jamestown's first Colonists. He arrived here to North America in 1620 on the Bona Nova ship. He is my 11th great grandfather on my father's side. I discovered this information while researching my family tree. I am a descendant of someone who survived the transatlantic slave trade. They… Continue reading More Than Face Value
We are currently living in uncertain times yet I find myself feeling more certain about being myself. Letting go of my insecurities is a beautiful process. I feel a load lightening and more free to speak my inner thoughts and feelings. I rarely let people in and now I say: ‘forget that.’ life is too… Continue reading Find security within yourself
December first marked the beginning of Advent in the Christian community. Advent is defined as the arrival of a notable person, so in the case of us Christians, that person is Jesus. Many people enjoy this festive time of year because it's a season of giving and receiving but most of all, it's the time… Continue reading Trust the process
I was looking for a quote to express the way I feel about being and loving myself. It took a long time for me to truly feel love for myself because of how the outer world treated me in my youth and I am still learning the art of truly loving every piece of me.… Continue reading Stand Out.
If you've ever owned property, you understand the importance of keeping that property maintained. If you have a car, you make sure to keep the oil clean and gas in the tank. For your home, there is an endless list of items to maintain but if done properly, the benefits outweigh the compact maintenance schedule.… Continue reading The importance of regular maintenance
Love is a word that is thrown around so carelessly that we forget what the word really means. But like with all other words, the word 'love' remains meaningless until we put actions behind them. The action of love requires that we share pieces of ourselves with others in a way that we expect are… Continue reading Love