Awakened with Purpose

  I awaken with purpose With my vision inclined to see the very possibilities of my future I am the way of my happiness; the truth of my peace I breathe the energy into my ability to be passionate and embrace the heart beat of positivity I awaken with purpose I reject negated thoughts ofContinue reading “Awakened with Purpose”

The Fullness of Life: My Tribute to Laura

This coming weekend I’ll be celebrating the life of my grandmother. Class, sass, a good heart and wit is what comes to mind when I think of my Big Ma. Married for thirty plus years, she lived a long, eighty-four years and in that time nurtured 11 children, 20 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. You canContinue reading “The Fullness of Life: My Tribute to Laura”

Passion Lived Out Loud: RIP Karyn Washington and all the beautiful women that have inspired yet battled with their own despair

Today’s post is unusual for this site, but truly just as meaningful as any other post. One of today’s online trending topics is the  loss of  Karyn Washington; motivating founder of ForBrownGirls (www.forbrowngirls.com). I learned of Miss Washington through The#DarkSkinRedLipstick Project (www.darkskinredlip.com), which motivated black women to accept their beauty as a whole and notContinue reading “Passion Lived Out Loud: RIP Karyn Washington and all the beautiful women that have inspired yet battled with their own despair”

Passion Block

I remember the process for writing my first novel. There were some days that I could just write and write and write. The ideas would flow from one sentence to the next. Sometimes it would be hard for my typing speed to keep up with my thoughts. There would be an overflow of my passionContinue reading “Passion Block”