Green Queen

            For the last 4 years I’ve participated in my church’s corporate fast. It lasts for 6 days where the congregation only consumes unlimited amounts of water and 2 cups of juice daily. The first time, I didn’t feel prepared to go cold turkey, so I opted for eating foods similar to the Daniel fast…Read more »

Half Truths

For a long time I felt like a Jack of all trades master of none. Growing up, I participated in a lot of activities. I played the piano and the saxophone, ran track and field, played volleyball, sang in the church choir, and so on. I was good at all of these things but not…Read more »

Forgetting What’s Behind

This will probably be one of my most transparent posts to date. I write today for two reasons: first to fully express myself by journaling this moment in time but also in hopes that others, even if just one person, can relate and/or heal through a shared experience. In October of 2015, I broke up…Read more »

Your Vote is Your Voice

In the fall of 2014, I drove to work one day and saw a small purple and yellow sign posted in the ground that read “Zimmerman for Sheriff”. I thought to myself, “What kind of sick joke is this?” I passed by that sign at least 2 more times before I decided to remove it.…Read more »

Rise and Grind

It’s February. While the “New Year, New You” mantra may have waned for some, I’m still going strong. It’s not so much that I’m trying to reinvent myself. I’m really just getting back to where I was. I slacked off on exercising and eating well (and gained a few pounds) during the last quarter of…Read more »