It was hard to do. I had to use a word that makes me feel uncomfortable. I had to tell someone No! And I had to tell them no more than once because they didn’t believe me the first time I said it. Saying no was so empowering. I felt like a three year old … More I Had To Say No
If things are supposed to happen they will. The right door will open at the right time for you in your life. You won’t even need a key. The door will open freely for you. Often times we bang and knock on doors that aren’t meant for us. Instead, we miss the golden opportunity and … More What’s Behind Door Number 1?
Therapy is often taboo in the black community. We go to church not therapists or at least that is what we were told when growing up. Seeing a therapist was a sign of weakness because you were supposed to take your burdens to The Lord in prayer, not to the man while lying on a … More That’s Why You Need Therapy
Don’t get me wrong pumpkins are nice, but I like sweet potato pie better. Fall is great for football. I love football, the college games and especially when The Detroit Lions win! The season of Fall and I don’t get along. All that pumpkin spice this and that. The smell of a pumpkin candle makes … More Falling In Love With Fall
I struggle with my facial expressions lately. I can just feel my eyes rolling and my mouth twisting to the side. Whatever I’m thinking just magically appears on my face. Then I struggle to put on a fake smile and wonder to myself which is worst? This fake smile that people know is fake or … More Poker Face
When I was younger I was the limbo champ. When I was younger I could drop it likes it hot. When they were asking for volunteers to sit on the floor or kneel for the staff picture day this week. I thought to myself not today Satan. If I go low, I’m not getting up. … More How Low Can You Go?
Do you ever have moments when you forget who you are? You lost your identity? Your sanity? Your purpose? You forget for a moment that you have a journey that’s different from everyone else, but you’ve been equipped to travel that road. You will do it alone if you have to do so. Sometimes we … More Welcome Back
I called on Jesus so much on Wednesday. I’m sure He doesn’t want to hear from me again until Thanksgiving! Wednesday our family accomplished major victories. You can never plan enough for autism and I learned that sometimes all of my planning makes things worse. I thought back to last year when Sydney and I … More Jesus Take The Ferris Wheel And The Waffle Fries
My affirmation post-it collection was on the mirror in my bathroom. It was my morning meeting time with myself, it helped prepare me for the day ahead. Last year I threw away all of the post-it notes and started over. This time I moved them to the office space downstairs where I work. It’s definitely … More Post-It
We do it every year, we make a wish when we blow out the candles on our birthday cake. As a child we may have wished for a dog, or a pony. As adults we might wish to win the lottery. You might have a wish that you are holding in your heart. You might … More A Dream Starts As A Wish