Tag Archives: friends

Where does your value come from?

  “Is a jar of clay still valuable if it has a tarnish on it?” I found myself texting that question to my dear friend Lady J this morning. Often times, when we make mistakes or suffer hardships, it can … Continue reading

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Learning that you matter: being content in all seasons

I don’t know if you are like me, but there are times when I often struggle with discontentment. I have to be vigilant about “staying in the moment” and thanking God about each season that I find myself in. This … Continue reading

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Lessons from a singleton: The importance of self-love on Valentine’s Day

Until four years ago, I used to dread Valentine’s Day if I found myself single on that day. I would feel pangs of sadness watching co-workers have flowers delivered to work or to see couples being mushy. However, it would … Continue reading

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My Friends

Friends. Some are there for a reason, some are season, and others are there for a lifetime. I am sure many of you can relate. The friends that God has brought into my life have been there when I truly … Continue reading

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Their Eyes were watching….those collard greens

I know. It is almost blasphemy to mess around with Zora Neale Hurston’s  classic book “Their Eyes were watching God”. But I just had to. On a recent trip to Washington D.C., I had the opportunity to experience Eatonville. This … Continue reading

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After 31 years, take me out to the ballgame

“Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack. I don’t care if I never get back. Let me root, root root for the home team. If they don’t … Continue reading

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Post Wedding Detoxing (aka: My 30 yr old body can’t hang like my 20 yr old one could)

Yes, it’s that time of year. After a lengthy drought of weddings, I find myself surrounded by friends and associates that are getting married. It seems like there was a big wedding push right after college, then a lull for … Continue reading

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Who runs the 5K? Cosmo!

Last year, not so much. I called myself running the 2010 Labor day 5K with very little training. As a result, I couldn’t run the whole thing, got sick, and was sore for a week. Picture the phrase “stick stuck … Continue reading

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My big, fat, 31st birthday!

For some reason, I always get really reflective as my birthday nears. I like to take stock of what’s working and not working  in my life so that way I can make moves to fix them in the new birthday … Continue reading

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Ph.Divas NYC brunch and walkabout

This weekend was one of the best I have had in a long time. On Saturday, I headed down to Greenwich to hang out with J, a friend that I have known for over 10 years. She was giving a … Continue reading

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