Hello 2015!

Happy New Year, everyone! I'm excited about the start of a new year. 2014 was a rough one for me; I mean, don't get me wrong, it had it's high points as well. I graduated college, celebrated one year of marriage and started a new job in my career field. On the down side, I …

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Pomp & Circumstance: My Graduation Day

http://instagram.com/p/olryuMNwYW/ Two months ago, on May 26, 2014, I overcame an obstacle and a circumstance. I graduated from the University of Cincinnati here in Ohio. It was one of the best days of my life. I had pictured this day in my head many times since I first started college back in 2010, and even …

Viola Davis Covers Essence Magazine; Says ‘I Took Off My Wig Because I No Longer Wanted To Apologize For Who I Am’

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis covers the October issue of Essence magazine, on stands now, and she looks absolutely stunning! First off, let me just say that I am loving the fact the she is on Essence's cover with her natural hair! As a fellow naturalista, that makes me proud. It is small progress like this …

The Confident Woman Devotional – Quiet Inner Confidence (pt. 13)

Quiet Inner Confidence (Last Wednesday's Devotional) The devotional reads: ''Through the years, many people tried to hold me back from God's call on my life. There were those who did not understand what I was doing and why I was doing it, so they judged me falsely. At times their criticism and judgment made me …

The Confident Woman Devotional – The Prayer of Consecration (pt.12)

The Prayer of Consecration (Last Tuesday's Devotional) In the prayer of consecration, we dedicate our lives and all that we are to Him. In order for God to use us, we must consecrate ourselves to Him. When we truly consecrate ourselves to the Lord, we lose the burden of trying to run our own lives. I …