It’s okay to be a little selfish.

True words. My attorney said this to many years ago. “You are no good to anyone until you’re good to yourself”. Today was a great reminder

Resilient Black Girl

I was having a conversation with a friend recently and she told me that her step-mom sent her half-brother and sister to visit with her for a while from Florida. I asked her to define “a while” and she said until late December/ early January. This wouldn’t be an issue if my friend didn’t work two jobs and share a small living space with three other people. When I asked her why her step-mom sent them in the first place she said, “Because she needs to get her business off the ground and was feeling overwhelmed.” I wish y’all could have seen the look on my face when she said that shit. I told her that I understood that she wanted to spend time with her siblings and help her step-mom. But I pointed out that she already told me that between the two jobs, she’s exhausted. It’s fully okay to let her…

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Everything Comes Down To Choice

I am the chooser of my destiny. I need to remember that

Aria-Bella Rises


Absolutely everything comes down to choice.

Every moment of your life, comes down to your choices.

Every. Single. Moment. Good or bad. Happy or sad.

It comes down to your choices. Even the choices where you think you have no choice, because thinking that is a choice on itself.

You have the power in any moment to change something in your life. I mean that is pretty freaking cool. As long as we remember it.

And while some choices take a while to manifest into true being… the fact you’ve made it, is the biggest part.

So look at where you need to make a choice today. Look at where you’ve been keeping yourself dimmed by your choices.

What can you do today, to step back into your power of choice?

“I am the chooser of my destiny”

Till next time… keep walking your spiritual path xx

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All You Really Have…

This “story” resonated with me. At this point in my life I have so many stories. Some good, some bad, some happy and some bad. However, they’re my stories nonetheless

Down the Hall on Your Left

“All you really have, in the end, are your stories.”

– – Burt Reynolds on the TV drama “Burn Notice” 2010

We are born; we live our lives, and as we see the final curtain beginning to come down our material things become meaningless. Most of the people we have in our life become exasperating as they can’t understand where we are and where we are going.

What is left?

We have our memories and even those begin to fade away. What can we do? We take our memories and we speak them aloud or write them down. We tell our stories. We move them from the fragile causeways of our brain to a place outside ourselves.

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