Invisible Pain: Living With Fibromyalgia

My mother was diagnosed with acute End-Stage Renal Failure, back in 2011. When I heard that, all I could think was DEATH. I wasn’t educated on kidney disease, all I knew was in my mind dialysis meant, imminent DEATH! I permanently left my job, and decided to put my all into helping my mother get…

The Golden Microphone: My Voice Is Powerful!

Today, I was blessed to receive a golden microphone, symbolizing to continue sharing my voice, my story, and my transformation with the world. With EVERY opportunity, that God blesses me to share my trials and tribulations, infusing HOPE, STRENGTH, COURAGE & INSPIRATION into others; I gradually gain back the power I once relinquished.  As I minister…

Excerpt From: “Unfair Encounters”… By: LaToya T. Jackson

Foreward “Life is ironic – It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and someone’s absence to truly value their presence.” A former classmate and friend of mine named Beau introduced me to this poem through one of his posts. He went on to say that “All too often I don’t…

I Know You Mean Well

  As I navigate through life as a widow, I’m learning that everyone has an opinion on how I should conduct myself. Many people have offered unsolicited advice that have never remotely come close to walking in my shoes. “You should start dating to help you get over this. It’s too early for you to…

Dating Dilemmas: Guard Your Heart

I’ve gotta admit its been a rough road, since losing my husband slightly over 2 years ago. I have several single friends both male and female, that kept me informed on just how pitiful the dating scene has become. For whatever reason EVERYONE seems to have a disingenuous agenda, and if they don’t; they’ve been…

From Gloom To Glam

We’ve all heard the famous catch phrase “When You Look Good, You Feel Good”. I can personally attest to that being somewhat, of a true statement. But lets face it, there are simply some things in life that it doesn’t matter how cute your hair, expensive your outfit  or flawless your makeup……NOTHING is going to…

Are You A Prisoner To Your Fears?

A week before I lost my husband I had an overwhelming sense of fear that swept over me suddenly that I could not explain. We both had just attended funerals for family members and with death always comes a sense of discomfort. This discomfort was unlike any I had ever experienced, so much so that…