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5 12, 2014

Be Grateful In All Things

By |December 5th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, God, Peace Of Mind, Self Mastery|Tags: , , , , |14 Comments

You cannot be appreciative of tomorrow, if you cannot honor the things of today. The worst thing you can do when you are in a depressed state is focus on what you don't have. I know it is easy to [...]

4 12, 2014

This Single Mom’s 3 Gift Rule

By |December 4th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, Family, Life Purpose, Self Mastery|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Most families have holiday traditions and one of my favorite traditions was always getting to open ONE gift on Christmas Eve. The anxiety of picking JUST ONE was always daunting. To me, it set the tone to what the other [...]

27 11, 2014

25 Holiday Conversation Starters

By |November 27th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, Family, Life Purpose, Love, Self Mastery|Tags: , , |5 Comments

This year, I propose a challenge. Leave the cell phones in your purses, pockets, or in the car. And yes, you can do this. I want you to have REAL life conversations. Look a person in the eyes. Give them [...]

24 11, 2014

Keep The Faith

By |November 24th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, God, Life Purpose, Self Mastery|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Sometimes faith will be all you have. The belief that things will get better and will sway in your favor may be the only hope you have in continuing your pursuit of your destiny. You have to be content with [...]

21 11, 2014

The Power of Choice

By |November 21st, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, Family|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

I recently had to attend a class provided by the youth court with one of my children. Not one parent wanted to be in the room, yet we were all required to be there. Each child had to go around [...]

18 11, 2014

Count Your Blessings

By |November 18th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, God|Tags: , , , |5 Comments

We are quickly approaching the end of 2014. Oftentimes, the years seem to come and go before our very eyes, leading us to ask ourselves, “where did the time go?” The holiday season is in full swing and like most [...]

18 11, 2014

Interview With Adekola Popoola, Writer Of Feature Film Stranded In Existence

By |November 18th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, Interviews/Profiles|4 Comments

Mental illness is something we don't discuss in the media enough.  It is something we hide from and try to cover in every imaginable way.  I find this to be especially true among the black community where it seems as [...]

16 11, 2014

God Is Capable: No Matter What It Looks Like

By |November 16th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, God, Self Mastery|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It’s easy to get discouraged or even depressed while in pursuit of your dreams. While you are chasing your dream you will definitely run into road blocks. You may even find yourself asking things like, “Is it worth all of [...]

13 11, 2014

17 Ways to be (even) Happier

By |November 13th, 2014|Categories: Everyday Life, Self Mastery|Tags: , |2 Comments

According to my kids, since I am past 25, I am an antique. Kids and their perspective, right? I am 36 years old. Old enough to have blindly mastered the fundamentals of adulthood. And wise enough to know there is [...]

6 11, 2014

Why Moms Need to Stop Saying I’m Sorry

By |November 6th, 2014|Categories: Family, Peace Of Mind|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Why Moms Need to Stop Saying I’m Sorry

If you are a mom like me, you're probably tugged in a twenty different directions on any given day. You are constantly fulfilling the needs of others.  From the demands of your job, to the needs of your kids, or your [...]