Life Life Lessons

Reminders from God’s Calendar

Monday night before bed, I reviewed my monthly goals. Goals are easier to chew when you take a bite each day. Say no to overindulgence, my friends. I said to myself, “When I wake up, I’m going to do this, this and this.” Gratefully, the sun rose and I had another chance to strive towards […]

Life Life Lessons Motivation

Dreams and Nightmares

As little kids, we are always encouraged to dream. In fact, to DREAM BIG. Before we are old enough to think for ourselves, we are asked the famous childhood question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Most children answer this question based off of occupations they’ve seen glorified — teacher, firefighter, […]

Faith Life

The Spirit Virus

What ever happened to soul food? I’m not talking about the collard greens, the cornbread, the yams, or the dressing. I’m talking about the infectious, tasty conversations people use to bring to the table. Now, it seems like we as culture drink spoiled milk and vomit on others in public. Our attitudes being as tasteless […]

Faith Life Life Lessons relationships

Flower Gardens in My Heart

As I reflect on the month of February, it’s been a great one. The month started with intense workouts in the training facility I consistently go to. The second week I celebrated my 28th Birthday in beautiful Orlando, Florida. The week ended with a dim light dinner with 14 of my closest family and friends. […]

Education Life Lessons

The Bravery Board Podcast Interview


Dear Black Men…

Dear Black Men… I value you. I speak for my sisters who know this and for those who are still trying to figure out just how valuable you are. I stroll through my news feeds seeing your mugshots. The media using the most unappealing one they can find. They attempt to portray you as a […]

Careers Life Motivation

Write It On Your Heart

I remember working as a cashier in 2008 at the local Piggly Wiggly. I loved the camaraderie I experienced with my coworkers and the relationships developed with my customers. Regardless of what kind of day I had before I hit the clock, I had a responsibility to best serve everyone at my place of employment. […]


When You Are Great