I have a friend; she's really like a sister who amid transitions. She is preparing for the birth of her second child. This newness of life is leading her to make choices concerning her desire to become self-employed as a choreographic entrepreneur (if such term exist). She is working on the 2nd year of her… Continue reading Creating a Legacy – part 1
Last week in my classroom, we studied butterflies. Now, I must be honest, it is rare for me to do any additional research on our weekly thematic units. Any knowledge I pass on to my class is either information I learned in previous years or comes from a book I choose to read. The latter… Continue reading Metamorphosis
God is blessing the works of my hands
So I am up with my hot lemon water, trying to prepare for April. After receiving some insight from my best friend, I realized that Spring Break was pretty good. I did not travel nor did I necessarily have a "staycation." I was very productive. I slept in! I worked out most of the week… Continue reading Learning How to Love
It's been a rollercoaster week. Tonight, I have reached the point where I am questioning my relationship with God. Not my faith, at least I don't think…. I do not doubt who He is just what I have known Him to be to me. I internalize situations, meaning I try to see what I could… Continue reading Bad seeds
Is there a theory behind love?
Every Christmas since maybe my college years, perhaps my mid-20s, my dad has ended the gift opening/exchange with a treasure hunt. Each family member has a stocking that contains a clue/riddle. We have to figure out the hiding place of the next clue which may or may not have a present with it. Typically, the… Continue reading Treasure Hunt
I vividly remember the night I sat on my parents' bed, rocking my niece to sleep, watching the news of the murder of a young teenager Black boy wearing a hoodie, clutching a bag of skittles. In my mind, I tried to visualize the scene. How fast was the boy walking? What song was playing… Continue reading What should Dreamers do