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The gift of goodbye

“There are people who can walk away from you. And hear me when I tell you this! When people can walk away from you: let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with … Continue reading

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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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Confessions of a recovering overthinker

I can admit, I am an overthinker. I can think of thousands upon thousands of ways things could not work out. I can think about how a person may or may not react to something I may say or do. … Continue reading

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The (wo)man in the arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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2016: The year of becoming who God has called me to be

Gosh, I can’t believe it is that time of year again to sing “Auld Lang Syne”, write down New Year’s resolutions (that we may or may not keep), and potentially go to watch night service (or another church service if … Continue reading

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Open letter to my mother

Dear Mom I am sure raising two children as a single parent wasn’t easy. Through the years, I watched you work extra hard to provide food, clothing, and other essentials that my sister and I needed. Many times, I wasn’t appreciative. … 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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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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