Tuesday’s Wisdom

Yesterday on Facebook, I drew my line in the sand. It was a long time coming, and I'm not sorry. Taps the mic, "is this thing on?" PSA: I am a grown woman of African descent, born and raised in America. As a direct result of our current national leadership, and the freedom it grants …

Monday Musings

My husband brought these to my attention. Women of African descent in America are like desert flowers. We don't need your water. We thrive with or without your attention. We are uniquely beautiful. Come for us, lacking in sufficient care and consideration, and you will walk away remembering the experience, for better or for worse. …

Tuesday’s Wisdom

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. - Sam Ewing, humorist What are you turning up?

Monday Musings…

We worry too much. We worry about affording that which we desire, rather than considering whether the things we desire are good for us. We worry about having time to fit it all in, rather than thoughtfully considering what is really important, ruthlessly editing those things that are not. We worry about impressing people with …

Thursday Confessional

When... ...the pain of staying where you are is worse than moving to someplace new, temporally, literally, spiritually......you can feel hear the committee that meets in your head gathering for a meeting AND you no longer care......you can be frustrated in the moment and choose to actively let that frustration go......you actively choose joy, even …

Thursday Confessional-Exhale

I've undertaken a daily gratitude practice, stopping to write 3 things for which I am grateful. A friend. She called it wholly transformative. She's right. Exhale all that weighs you down, and give thanks.