Shut Up and Pray

I’m reading a widely popular book about prayers right now and the author suggests something that is easier said than done: shut up and pray. I have a problem running my mouth. After all, I am an attorney. I find it difficult to be silent when the words being thrown at me hardly unpacks the […]

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Unwritten

A few weeks ago I posted a reminder to family/friends that it was not too late to do the thing you said you would do many months ago. And so if you were looking for a message or a sign that you still have time. Use this blog post. My sista. My brother. You still […]

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We Made it!

We made it out on a Sunday!

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Generations

I was listening to Bishop TD Jakes during my commute on Monday morning when he was preaching about Generations. He basically explained that sometimes our adversity is not just about us. It’s about how God is preparing for the generations to come. Can I be a bit selfish for a minute? A little human for […]

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Jumping the Broom

Jumping the broom was not a custom of slavery, but is a part of African culture that survived American slavery.

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Self-Love is Self-Preservation

Self-Love is a real thing. I was once told that before I loved someone else, I have to love myself. I spent my 20s grappling with undergrad, grad, and law school while trying to do just that. Yet, my strategy was deeply flawed. I found self-love only after someone loved me first. I guess the […]

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Mother’s Day 2019: Two Under Two

Two Under Two is not for the faint of heart. Just as one child settles, the other child rattles. It is by the grace of God and some help that I have made it this far (roughly three months). But at the same time, I have never felt so complete. I feel like I can […]

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