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Barack Obama

Tonight I find myself laying on the floor with my laptop not unlike any other night. As I started to scroll through my social media, I started seeing more and more inauguration posts. And I guess, I’ve started to feel a little weepy… 8 years ago, on the eve of the 56th Presidential Inauguration, I was in a major arts and crafts session. There at my dining room table along with my friends in town for the festivities, we were…

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PATIENCE

I am thankful for May. Earlier this year, I worked with a great life coach and though our work, I’ve adopted a new monthly habit. Each month, I create a one-word theme representative of what I’d like to cultivate more of in that month.  For February, I worked on POSITIVITY. In March, I focused on INTENTION and April was all about ABUNDANCE. For the month of May, I now turn to PATIENCE. I can be a patient person. I’ll wait…

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Do Your Own Thing

“We all have our own thing. That’s the magic; that everybody comes with their own sense of strength and their own queendom. Mine could never compare to hers and hers could never compare to mine.” ~ Jill Scott Follow my blog with Bloglovin We know that each and every one of us is a unique masterpiece. From our DNA to our fingerprints, we are different. We come to this planet as an original; there isn’t a single duplication anywhere in…

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Happy 2016!

Wishing you and yours a Happy 2016! January 1st marks a new year for many across the world. It’s the beginning of a new month and a new calendar year. Around this time many find themselves making new resolutions and promises to themselves about goals that they hope to achieve in the upcoming year. Goals can range from losing weight, starting a new relationship (or leaving one), finding a new job, moving to a new city, or traveling to new…

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Beyond the Comfort Zone

  I remember sitting outside on the hot concrete patio floor of my best friend’s apartment. It was a hot summer day, the sun was beaming down on me, sweat was beading up on my forehead, and bees were buzzing around my head, but I didn’t care. There I sat with my knees bent tightly to my chest as my arms hugged them, as tears continued to stream down my face. My visit with my friend would be over in a…

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