October 2nd: Connecting Nehemiah’s Story With Mine

Recently, we've been studying about Nehemiah and the work he had to accomplish. He had a wall to rebuild. One that according to human eye, could not be reconstructed. However, Nehemiah trusted God and made up his mind to do what God called him to do. Connections have always been important to me. Though I've … Continue reading October 2nd: Connecting Nehemiah’s Story With Mine

Dear Little Black Girl…

I remember a wounded girl who didn't know her worth. One who was filled with anger because she was victimized and society said her circumstances would lead to destruction. I wipe her tears daily then straighten her up and fight for her and others like her. I fight for my daughter because even though her … Continue reading Dear Little Black Girl…

Legacy of Faith: I Am Fighting For Mine 🥊🥊

Recently, I've had to search deep into some areas of my life that I had been overlooking. They were the thoughts I commonly have yet I act as if they're not a problem. August can be a tough month for me. My sister, her best friend and friend's mom were killed in August. My grandfather … Continue reading Legacy of Faith: I Am Fighting For Mine 🥊🥊

Kids, Family & Expectations

Today, I had a conversation about adult expectations when interacting with children. The person shared that sometimes family doesn't share the same beliefs (which is true) and may even talk negatively about us for putting our foot down when it comes to our kids. My belief is for the sake of our children and their … Continue reading Kids, Family & Expectations

Parenting: Where’s The Manual?

There's no manual when it comes to parenting. I believe most of us do the best we know to do based off life experiences coupled with what we've learned. However, I must admit that somewhere along the way things have went wrong. Unfortunately, I way to often, hear parents taking up for their kids when … Continue reading Parenting: Where’s The Manual?

God’s Plans

Coming off of a turbulent weekend, I found myself in deep thought multiple times today. I had to pull myself from this deep sadness and I didn't know why. I wondered if Saturday's event had stirred up old emotions but it hadn't. After I wrote my blog yesterday, I was okay because I shared my … Continue reading God’s Plans

Every Moment Matters: A Reflection on 2 Minutes

For years I coached my son's basketball team but recently transitioned to the sideline to focus on just being Mama & Team Mom. I thought I was ready yet I am finding the change...the transition much more difficult than I thought. My track record was pretty good as a coach so watching & having no … Continue reading Every Moment Matters: A Reflection on 2 Minutes

Divine Discomfort, Pt. 2

When I wrote the 1st blog about Divine Discomfort, I didn't realize that it was only the beginning of my discomfort. Lately, I have been under attack: my name and my character. You know, the kind of things that could potentially affect people's perception of who I am. I can remember sitting in my office … Continue reading Divine Discomfort, Pt. 2