There is a common misconception in the media about black people and the police. Some people trust them, some hate them, and some are indifferent. Growing up in Detroit, I was indifferent. A lot of my personal interactions were good. Police came to school to talk, Police Athletic League, and some of the officers I knew. Yet, the hardest part was knowing that I was lucky.
This week is all about physical health. I’ve been reflecting on the things to try to get me to peak physical condition. I have a major birthday milestone coming up and I have been thinking that I have to take care of my body before it’s too late.
Yesterday, I spoke about Singlehood and wanted to continue with that thought. I stressed about how being single shouldn’t be contrasted against anyone else. It should be about you. How do you start to enjoy the time to yourself? How do you find yourself? Were you ever really lost?
I completely had a different post ready to put up but I had a series of epiphanies and God gave me a potential answer to a question I’ve been wrestling with for months. It may not work out this way but God wants me to share this moment, uncertainty and all, to be a future testimony for His greatness.
Humans are inherently lazy. We like things to be easy. You can see this in how much technology has evolved to allow us to work as little as possible for things that used to be so much harder to come by. Why go to the theatre when we have Netflix? Why go to the store, when Amazon will have a drone drop it at your doorstep. We even want it to be easy when we are talking about our health. Pills, knives, and needles have taken over hard work. Where’s the easy button when we need it? Continue reading “Reaping Benefits: Continuing Motivation”
Ever since my grandmother’s homecoming, I’ve been trying to put myself outside of my comfort zone. I’ve traveled to LA, Philly, Chicago, Nashville and most recently, Atlanta, in the search of self. These traveling experiences have been so vital to my personal growth that a part of me wishes I would have taken these trips earlier. Traveling has the amazing ability to heal. Continue reading “Healing Journey”