I Want to be My Own, Set-Apart Kind of Beautiful


Self, Where does my beauty lie?

Does it lie in my brown colored eyes or my occasionally dry, tapered kinks? Does it lie beneath the hills of my breasts, or the curves of my backside? Maybe it’s in the broad shape of my nose, or the tiger stripes that grace only those privileged portions of my skin. Is it in my extra dose of melanin? Or maybe the not so perfect shade of white in my smile.

There are many of us who may rely on physical attributes to identify with our beauty, but as I approach my 30’s I now have a personal understanding of this one great truth: If I don’t know who I am; If I can’t love and appreciate the woman that I am on the inside, during all of my stages of learning and growing and mistake making, then I will never find the girl in the mirror to be, beautiful!   Continue reading

Joyous Smile


For me, joy now comes with my ability to live & truly experience each day… each moment… intentionally & with gratefulness in my heart.

It comes with my new appreciation for LIFE & with my desire to taste & see all of the pieces in my world working together for my good; for my growth!

My joy now comes with forgiveness and acceptance.

My joy now comes with freedom and free from bondage.

My joy now comes when I see just how far I’ve come & when I realize/ understand/ comprehend/ experience that authentic & genuine knowing in my spirit that my story isn’t over yet. That my purpose is still alive!

My joy comes when I recognize my courage & the stand that I’m taking for myself…

Self, I am proud of you and the steps that you are taking to be the woman that you dream up on the inside. Continue to dream. Continue to see yourself embodying the vision that God has graced you with. You are fully capable of accomplishing all that you envision for yourself and beyond.

Be the change! Walk into your destiny!

And that goes for all of you reading this as well. You are fully capable of fulfilling the calling on your life. Just have the courage to be used. Have the courage to allow your story to change lives.

Discover your assigned purpose. Embrace your story. Walk into your light.

Until Next Time Loves


Love ME First


Her subconscious soul cries to be heard. Yearning to be made WHOLE!

She desperately wants to experience her worth, really! And so she constantly attempts to convince herself that she is indeed worthy…Confident!

A masquerade ball of emotions is the story of her life. Smiles and intentional words of affirmation dances, disguising occasional disappointments with self. Continue reading

Indecisiveness Be Gone – I’m Ready to Make Moves


So, I’m reading this article with the hopes of gaining some tips and nuggets to help me on my personal journey to success right. Now, before I can even dive deep in search of some quality pearls of wisdom, before I can even get my fleshly pedicured toes wet, words like “make decisions quickly” and “be decisive and take action” knock me flat on my face (Excuse me whilst I continue to pick my mouth up off the ground).

Now if you know me closely, you would know that I am a very indecisive person. What some of you may not know is that I also tend to procrastinate from time to time. (I know, I know – Shocking right!) I’ll be the first to admit that it’s very difficult for me to come to a conclusive decision. Even when I make a choice, I’m all like Continue reading