I woke up this morning singing — or rather, groaning — the melody of one of my favorite India Arie songs. It’s perhaps one of my favorite songs of all time, India or not because it seems to voice those wants and desires that I can’t always articulate myself. And it does so in a […]

Any person who has come close to encountering their spiritual selves knows that sooner or later, fear becomes a wall that is seemingly impossible to break through. 3 Tips For Spiritual Gifts Embarking on the spiritual journey is like sailing alone out on the ocean to explore the unknown. Like all explorers we are drawn […]

I just completed a memoir entitled, “Life AFTER the Down Low,” which chronicles my personal journey.  The excitement over the books forthcoming arrival has been completely overwhelming as has been the responsibility that comes along with running the business behind the book.  Reality is; writing was the easy part. Real Love- Are You Settling? All […]

I recently just finished a memoir called My Year With Eleanor by Noelle Hancock, which features a ton of fantastic quotes about change and facing your fears. The book is about relating one’s every day goals to the life of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, since Eleanor famously overcame her shyness early in life in order […]

While walking to work yesterday, I was caught off guard when a woman walking in the opposite direction randomly smiled and waved at me. I spent the following ten minutes trying to figure out why a stranger had acknowledged me in this way, taking into account every aspect of my appearance, especially my recently dyed […]

Fear is a powerful form of thought. It paralyzes the nerve centers, thus affecting the circulation of the blood. This in turn, paralyzed the muscular system, so that fear affects the entire being, body, brain, nerve, physical, mental and muscular. Here are tips to remove all fears: 1. Focusing on the good Related article: 10 […]

Here are ideas you can use to propel yourself forward in challenging times. 1. Push through your fears.  Work through what ever it is that you are afraid of. 2. Share your feelings. Ask for advice and/or understanding. 3. Remind yourself that all is well.  Breathe and remind yourself of your blessings. 4.  Have a […]

Burst couldn’t be a more appropriate word. I hung up the phone and burst into tears.

Recently I was with a group of friends trying to explain what having faith meant. It was a very interesting conversation because

When Mo’Nique’s name was called for best supporting actress at the Academy Awards I literally got chills and felt the hairs on my arms stand up.