My South America Adventure has begun. Alas, Estoy en Colombia! It is absolutely beautiful, entirely decorated with art and the people are undeniably hospitable. I promise to share every bit of everything with you; including how little Spanish I know and how it serves me. Since arriving I have been in the company of Zakiya, … Continue reading In The Deep End
With a few days remaining until we welcome 2020, this is my final post for this year. I have so many things that I'm excited to share with you but right now, in this moment, I just want to say thank you from the depth of my heart. Truly, this year has been a momentous … Continue reading I’m Leaving 2019 With An Overflowing Heart
Somewhere between making a lot of adult decisions, dealing with old wounds and processing my emotions, I have become overwhelmed. As I lay in bed writing, my wash cycle finished an hour ago and I haven't moved my clothes to the dryer. I'm physically and mentally exhausted. I want to be right here in this … Continue reading Pushing Pause Today
It's October 12, 2019. 1:56pm I've just finished reading Shonda Rhimes' book Year of Yes which I bought yesterday and spent all morning in bed glued to. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person is all that it sounds like and more. It felt a … Continue reading I’m a Badass After Reading Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Marianne Williamson's book A Year of Miracles, speaks of the ancient Asian philosophy which believes that life isn't a circle but a spiral. Every lesson that has ever been presented to us (which means everything we have ever been through), will come back again, in some form, until we learnt it. And the stakes each … Continue reading You Can’t Ignore The Messages The Universe Is Sending
Too many of us are unhappy with our lives. Also, too many of us are doing nothing to change the parts of our lives that we're unhappy with. We are unhappy but we are comfortable so we rebuke change. We do nothing because it's easier than doing something. Our jobs have become repetitive, stifling and … Continue reading Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life.
As children, we could not be absent from a Sunday School Service. We were awakened by our Grandmother at an appropriate time to accommodate breakfast, lagging children-like preparation, distribution of each child's offering and our fifteen-or-so minutes' walk. The most difficult parts of being ready were detangling our hair if we hadn't done so the … Continue reading How The Offering Was Reinvested