success, failure, fear

What You Fear is Success, Not Failure

Fear is one hell of a drug; one hell of a vice. It’s the one thing we hate that is apart of us but we feed and nourish it on a daily basis. Often times we really can’t even articulate what it is that…

September 13, 2017

How Fantasia Ministers More than the Average Sermon

I, for one, am all for unorthodox ministry.  Every time I hear Fantasia Barrino sing, I feel as though that is exactly what she is doing: unorthodox ministry. Back in June, a Facebook Live video that Fantasia posted went viral across the social media…

August 25, 2016

Black Health Matters-Especially Yours

“I don’t care what the statistics say. This little Black girl believes in the power of prayer as well as counseling and therapy” – this is a status I posted a few months ago to FB and it continues to resonate. In honor of…

May 17, 2016

No, I’m Not Ok- And That’s Ok

Can I just be real with y’all for a second? I finally put myself in a position to sit down and just…write. No first drafts, no edits, just pure & raw emotion with fingers to the keyboard. This is definitely new for me as…

February 15, 2016

For Those Grieving During the Holiday Season

It’s just something about the holiday season that makes me feel all warm and what not. I’m usually not one for the mushy stuff but seriously, the winter holiday season has a way of giving me a good feeling. I love Christmas-y smelling candles,…

December 22, 2015

“Don’t forget who put you on”- God

I finally made it to the end of my first semester of graduate school. Y’all don’t understand how much of a relief it is to reach this day because many days prior to consisted of stress, anxiety, frustration, and a couple tears. The last…

December 10, 2015