Thankful Today and Tomorrow

How can you experience more happiness in life when you don’t allow yourself to experience it where you are today? Let that question sink in for a moment. Really. Think about it and let it really sink in. Today’s post is in the spirit of Thanksgiving. One of the desires of life is to enjoyContinue reading “Thankful Today and Tomorrow”

This Is The Time…

I remember a conversation my dad and I once held. It was regarding someone I knew that was well into their adulthood and was debating whether or not they should go back to school for their undergraduate degree. While the person may have had some good ‘reasons’ as to why it wasn’t the easiest thingContinue reading “This Is The Time…”

Passion Living: In Living Color: Tremayne “Mayne Man” Moore

This week’s ‘Passion Living Out Loud: In Living Color’ interview is with Tremayne “Mayne Man” Moore. Talk about an insightful and passionate man. He’s an example of a person whose passion isn’t necessarily a thing, but a concept, a conviction on his life. I met him a few months ago at a book festival andContinue reading “Passion Living: In Living Color: Tremayne “Mayne Man” Moore”

Why Wait?

Why wait until December 31st to say you’re about to make some changes in your life? The new year is quickly approaching. The stores have skipped Thanksgiving and already started laying out the Christmas decor and talking up the  ‘Black Friday’ sales. Why can’t you skip past Christmas and begin making life changing plans forContinue reading “Why Wait?”

The Passion in Kids

What a weekend! It was busy, busy, but so productive and enjoyable. Today’s post is all about the kids. I was recently asked to do a mini workshop on how to become a writer/author with a group of third, fourth, and fifth graders for this program sponsored by TVA called, Weekend Academy. I spent theContinue reading “The Passion in Kids”

In Between THOSE Days…

So what yesterday wasn’t your most grand day? Today can be better. So what, a month ago something catastrophic happened in your life. This month and the next could be so powerful that your catastrophe becomes your testimony. Don’t allow the days when it’s raining and pouring down to define what your future will be.Continue reading “In Between THOSE Days…”

Passion Living: In Living Color: Emily Lorin

Passions come in ANY form. It doesn’t matter what it is, if it’s your passion, then it’s meant to follow and live out loud! Today’s ‘Passion Living Out Loud: In Living Color’ spotlight is on hair stylist, Emily Lorin. I’ve known Emily for a while, but never knew her passion; however once I learned ofContinue reading “Passion Living: In Living Color: Emily Lorin”

Shew Away the Mosquitoes…

I know that picture isn’t the most attractive, but so relevant to my post today.;-) You ever had a pesky, blood-sucking, mosquito gnawing at your skin? Usually when it happens, the bite from the mosquito can become distracting to what you’re trying to accomplish. Maybe you’re outside enjoying an activity. Maybe you’re trying to goContinue reading “Shew Away the Mosquitoes…”

Lead Them and They Shall…

From doing just a little bit of reflecting on my past writings this weekend, catching the new movie ’12 Years a Slave’, to watching the 3rd Annual Black Girls Rock show on BET, I am even more convinced that the energy we put into our children can be as important, if not more important, thanContinue reading “Lead Them and They Shall…”