What’s love got to do with it

“What’s love got to do with it…?” Here’s what you should know…love doesn’t require us to wager our self-esteem, self respect or emotional well-being in it’s name. It is detrimentally important for us to understand that when we allow ourselves

Don’t Tear Down to Build

I have loved this beautiful man since I was 12 years old. I have seen him at his absolute best, and I have had the privilege of seeing him navigate like a champion through the worst of times. In the 31 years I have known him, I have never seen him tear down anything

Who am I…?

This question is arguably the most important revelation of a person’s life. Your movements, actions and intentions are symbolically a conversation you have with the world about who you are. I have found this question to be dynamic in nature,

I love him because… Part 2

I love him because… 1. When my Dad walked out of my life when I was 16, he became the man I needed to fill the void created by an absentee father 2. When I suffered from abandonment issues as a result, he made certain that I understood that my father’s

I love him because… Part 1

1. He puts me 1st 2. He is a leader and a provider 3. He makes me feel safe 4. He treats me like a Queen 5. He is a great father & family man 6. He has character/integrity 7. He has a heart of gold 8. He is driven/ambitious

When A Man Loves A Woman…

1. He will tell her so 2. He will provide for her 3. He will do everything in his power to protect her 4. He allows himself to become emotionally vulnerable with her 5. He makes sense of her sometimes irrational behavior as best he can

We can’t be friends if you want my life…

“We can’t be friends if you want my life…” ~Oprah If you have someone in your life that spends their time copying (or attempting to copy) everything you do, is more attentive to who you are married to (or dating) than who they are married to (or dating),

Humility is the Greatest of Virtues

“Humility is the greatest of virtues…and if you can’t learn it, God will teach it to you by humiliation.” Frances Perkins  Character building is no easy task. Fighting against one’s flesh and predisposition to be selfish, self-glorifying, self-indulgent, prideful,

Perspective is everything…

  There was a time in my life when I would have been so ashamed to post a picture such as this one because I literally hated my curves! I would have given anything to be 5’6″ and a model size 2. I resented the fact that I couldn’t wear many of the fashion

There is no Such Thing as “Self-Made…

The older I get, the more I realize that no one ever gets ANYWHERE significant by themselves. Everybody needs someone at some point in time. While it is true that we did the #work  necessary to accomplish our #dreams and #goals