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Life

6 Things Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman

1. “You don’t even look pregnant.” 2. “You’re bigger since the last time I saw you.” 3. “Are you sure it’s not two in there?” 4. “All of your hair is going to fall out in postpartum.” 5. “Birth is so painful. You’re going to need an epidural.” 6. “Oh, you’re having a pandemic baby!”

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Careers Education Life

The Black Girl’s Guide to College: The World

Congratulations, sis 👩🏽‍🎓! You’ve made it through 12 years of schooling and now you’ve decided to take on at least four more. ✅ you’ve completed your FASFA ✅ you’ve picked out your roommate ✅ you’ve got your on-campus food card ✅ you’ve registered for first semester classes ✅ you’ve got your outfits lined up in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Life

You Seem So Far Away

When you were distant, you seemed closer Seem like you made an extra effort to be near But now that you’ve been home  I’ve been on a scavenger hunt to find your mind, your attention, your process, your vision Perhaps I’m looking for something you’re still looking for  I know what transition feels like, so […]

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Faith Uncategorized

Rivers of Compassion and Grace

Lately, I have found myself quick to respond without fully listening, make comments that do not usher in grace or understanding, and quick to judge another’s logic. Today in my daily meditation, I was reminded of times when I made really bad decisions, led with my emotions or simply just didn’t get it right. It […]

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Travel

Find Your Purpose and Change the World [Podcast]

Find Your Purpose and Change the World Podcast To learn more and donate to our non-profit initiative, check out glowexchange.org

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Life Motivation

Dear Women:

Dear Women: Why are you so concerned with outward adornment? Why are you so anxious to buy the next MK bag only to fill it with the little money you have left? Why are you so anxious to wear other women’s hair out of insecurity of your own? Why are you so quick to condemn […]