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 had the privilege of seeing Hamilton last weekend. This musical was so profound and important to me because of my love of history and the events that shaped our present. Upon leaving the theater, my mind swirled with thoughts provoked by the points brought up concerning Alexander Hamilton’s life. He was a person who… Continue reading History has its eyes on you
In two days, I will be 35! I was born in Buffalo, New York on Sunday, September 18, 1983. I have learned so much about myself in the last year! Since turning 34, I have learned to focus on myself. Not only focus on myself but to also put myself first. For the first time… Continue reading My birthday post
This week, I would like to thank the universe for you. Just think about the world and the depths in which it has sank before rising to this point. From wars, natural disasters, the annihilation of groups of people and everything in between-- you were meant to be here. As a descendant of American slaves,… Continue reading You are a gift.
We have all been there; in high school being told that we need to figure out what we wanted to be in life. When I was young, I wanted to be a doctor. As I got older, I narrowed it down to becoming an anesthesiologist. Today, I am not a doctor; not even close. Like… Continue reading Finding your purpose
I ran my first 5K today. This is significant for me because I remember when I was in basic training in the Army and the two mile run would kill me every time. I know it's a mind thing but somehow I could never convince my brain that two miles was not a long distance.… Continue reading Beauty, amplified.