The Success of Others

While most of us would love to say that we are generous, loving and selfless enough to celebrate the success of those around us, this is not always the case. To be able to truthfully say that you are happy at EVERY great thing that happen to others while you are stuck in the same [...]

Spiritual Apathy

Dear Brown Girl, I sat in my chair and listened as Reno preached. The more I listened, the more I started to think about Spiritual Apathy. Apathy or being apathetic means that you lack interest, enthusiasm or concern and if we are showing detachment to God, why are we really here in church? What are [...]

Dear Brown Girl

Dear Brown Girl, Well, Hello there Brown Girl! It has been a while since we have last talked. This passing week has been quite an interesting one and we have gone through some difficulties but look, we managed to get through. I know I do not say this enough but I am proud of you. [...]

Meeting Me

I really want to meet me from someone else's point of view. Would I like what I see or would I be disgusted with myself? Will I be proud of what I have accomplished or will I be discouraged by what I have yet to do? I feel as if I met myself today I [...]

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

Be Your Own Kind Of Beautiful  I think we always tend to spend so much time thinking of how we look and how people see us. I know for myself, I catch myself just spending way too much time thinking about how people see me and whether or not I match up to their standards. [...]

Dear Boy Who Broke My Heart

Dear Boy Who Broke My Heart, Thank you. Thank you teaching me that I do deserve better. Thank you for teaching me that I am worth so much more than how you treated me. Thank you for giving me a lesson that I will never ever want to learn again. I am not angry anymore [...]

100 Questions Challenge

1. Grab the book nearest to you, go to page 18 and find a random quote "I'm not that steady myself" Lives We Leave Behind by Maxine Alterio 2.Do you take shampoos and conditioner bottles from hotels? Nope. 3. Who was the last person you texted? A friend reminding her to finish her essay/report. Not [...]