Grappling with being seen

Having been so used to being hidden it’s been a big shift adjusting to the reality of consistent visibility. Being raised to constantly lie in wait and be on the lookout has resulted in this pressing need to ensure safety and security. In addition being a young black nerd I often felt out of place … Continue reading Grappling with being seen

On Change

Life lessons only become painful when you resist the change. You know the change is necessary. Instead of making that necessary change you avoid it, distract yourself from it or act like it doesn't exist. It never turns out sweet and easy in the end like you were hoping for.  Pay attention to the signs. … Continue reading On Change

Evolution 

It's beautiful to watch the evolution of things. I think once you are able to witness it you take away something special from that process. Being able to be a spectator to the deveopment: how something may have started and survived. This also includes many ebbs and flows and hopefully having  maintained its natural essence to … Continue reading Evolution 

Adapting for survival 

We live in a world that is in constant motion. Things are constantly shifting. Nothing ever stays the same. Life never goes along as planned or expected.  I've learned that adapting is the key to survival. As we go through this journey known as life we go through different seasons. Different seasons call for different … Continue reading Adapting for survival 

Shift

Removing and choosing to no longer stand for what: embarrasses you dishonors your spirit disturbs your peace throws you off balance and shifting to what/who/practices that: uplift and motivate you enhance you honor your spirit or as I like to say "make your soul smile" help you be your best self  (walk in love) elevate … Continue reading Shift

Keep pushing

Greater things are coming forth into your life despite your current circumstances. It's going to get better. Keep going and striving for all that you desire full throttle. View each day as an ability to take another step or action towards what you want out of life. 

Finding your voice

I went to a Women's Leadership Conference this evening. It was lovely to be in the presence of fellow women of various backgrounds and different accomplishments that they've made in their lives. I was able to connect with and discover other women. It was such a necessary experience for me at this point in my … Continue reading Finding your voice