Do What Scares You

You can’t afford to let fear control you. Do what scares you and do it often.

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I Love Me: Who I Am Part II

Let’s choose to love ourselves when we’re made up and when we’re dressed down. 

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Mental Health Is A REAL Thing

Black people may be one of the strongest races on the planet but that doesn’t mean we know how to deal with mental health in the best way.

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Interview: Daja M. Rice Author of Daddy’s Girl

In this interview with Daja M. Rice, author of Daddy’s Girl, she discusses her path to healing and how she chooses freedom in her relationship with her father.

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Chaos Before This Black Girl Does Grad School

Originally posted on Black Girl Does Grad School:
Often times I am asked why I’m applying to graduate school. That’s followed with questions about my area of study and, upon me explaining it, most ask why I’m choosing to study fine arts. And I appreciate the concern. Making money is a requirement in the game…

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“Do I Treat Her like Trash?”- A Man’s Perspective: Part II

Today’s blog is the second half of an interview I did with my Pastor and his wife on the nuances of marriage including the ‘S’ word. This is a 3 part series. I actually had more questions for my pastor than for his wife. I wanted to know from a man how he values, encourages, leads…

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When You Don’t Feel Pretty

Honestly, I haven’t felt pretty in a while. And it’s not something I’m looking to get pity from. I can encourage other women by telling them they’re beautiful and they’re worth it but sometimes I can’t do the same for myself. I haven’t looked in a mirror and felt completely beautiful or said to myself…

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I Love Him But Do I Have to Submit?: Part I

For today’s blog I interviewed Pastor Louie Gibbs and wife, Shenel Gibbs, on the topic of marriage and biblical submission. This is a 3 part series. Lately, I have been on a stand still regarding the idea of marriage. Last year I had a conversation with my Pastor’s wife in which I told her, “I…

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