Tag Archives: God

Trusting God

I can’t believe that a quarter of 2016 is almost over!  This has made me think seriously about the goals that I set in January and to assess if I was really making strides in this year of “becoming who … Continue reading

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The unexpected blessings of traveling solo.

A slight hint of trepidation penetrated my heart as I awaited for my solo international journey to start. Was this a mistake? Would I be lonely traveling by myself? Wouldn’t it be better to experience Paris and Barcelona with a … Continue reading

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The Parable of the Pearl

So lately, I have become a spin-aholic. I mean, I even have the padded pants to protect my lady parts from those hard seats ( Those who have taken a spinning class knows what I am talking about…lol).  Next step … Continue reading

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2015. The year of being unapologetically single

For some reason, the state of my love life is becoming more and more interesting to people as I get older. Family and strangers alike find it strange that I haven’t earned my M-R-S degree along with my other educational … Continue reading

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Kintsugi: The Beauty of Brokenness

Recently I learned about Kintsugi, the Japanese art of fixing pottery or ceramics with a lacquer containing gold, silver or platinum. The technique doesn’t hide the flaws, but makes them more visible and beautiful than before. In fact, the repaired … Continue reading

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Finding a purpose in the pain: my unemployment story

“The things that cause us the most pain are usually the roots that develop our true purpose”-Sarah Jakes, Colliding with Destiny This morning while I was doing my devotional, I read this quote and it truly resonated with me. There … Continue reading

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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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Those God moments

Seriously, 2014 is beginning to seem a little like 2013. At this point last year, I had just finished my MPH program and was waiting for God to send me a job. Last summer was a true test where I … Continue reading

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When the mentee becomes the mentor

On Monday, I had the opportunity to speak on a panel at my alma mater, Virginia Union University, to science students. Sitting on the panel and subsequently talking to some students afterwards really struck a chord: I am officially a mentor. I realize … 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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