"Tell your neighbor. "Don't worry about it.'" And in the typical call in response tradition of the African American culture, the church repied, "Don't worry about it." Oh how I needed to hear those words. Last week, my lender took out a lump sum of money out of my account. I was on an income … Continue reading Don’t worry about it
As I reflected over my journal entries of 2015, I realized that I didn't actualize many of my resolutions..... and that's okay. There were some goals that were pursued relentlessly and there were others that fell by the wayside. In this last blog entry of 2015, I will share the 5 resolutions I wrote in … Continue reading My 2015 unmet New Year’s resolutions
So this is it. I'm finally on my own. Like literally on my own. I wasn't dropped off at a college dorm. I'm not staying at a friend or a family member's home for a few months. I'm on my own in Boston. Update. I officially accepted the offer in Boston. Though I really wanted … Continue reading I’m on my own
Happy February! Wow! Time is flying by! So far, January has been a reflective month for me. I was kind of depressed for a week simply because I realized that I don’t know what I want to do with my life. I hate that. I feel like at times, I feel so sure then at … Continue reading God has already answered
So last week was the first full week of the year and it was a hodgepodge of events. I definitely had some highs and I definitely had some lows. I wanted to write a post of each day and share my lesson learned. Sunday, January 4th: I started my YourBody Butter recipe blog. I was … Continue reading HodgePodge Week
I love prayer. It brings me peace and a still spirit. Prayer allows me to air out my worries and concerns. When I pray, I let go of the things that I want to control realizing that some things I really have no control of. The definition of prayer is a solemn request for help or expression … Continue reading I need prayer!
Disclaimer: This is a fictional account of the Crisis in Nigeria regarding the kidnapped schoolgirls. The names, characters and incidents are inspired by the actual events but are a product of my imagination. Any resemblance to actual events is coincidental. “Maira! Stop!” My suitemate yelled as she slapped my hand away from her face. Lidiah … Continue reading Bring Back My Friend
In my last post, "I Need Meditation in My Life",I mentioned the importance of meditation. I thought it would be great to share some tips that I find useful in having an energizing worshipful meditation. Feel free to apply this to your own meditative practice. Everyone has their own unique way of meditating so do … Continue reading Have an Energizing Meditation!
I woke up feeling blah. I’m a little anxious and frustrated. I haven’t felt this feeling in over two weeks. Wait, let me take a praise break for that! It’s been a long time since I’ve spent a week feeling great! But today….. I know the reason for these feelings. I didn’t really meditate this … Continue reading I need Meditation in My Life!
It’s been 11 days since I’ve began this blog and embarked on my spiritual journey. It has been great so far. However, I realized that I haven’t prayed over it. So here is my prayer. God, Allah, Elohim, Jesus Christ, The Sovereign one, The Unknown, Holy Spirit, The Creator; I thank You and I praise … Continue reading Prayer for My Blog