Inspiration

My Soul Teacher Lesson #8: The Mustard Seed

My son is fearless He’s quite brave He jumps from the Highest of heights Knowing that he Will be saved He’s confident to try Just about anything He believes he can fly Regardless of who Can see his wings Imagine if I had the Faith that he possesses More of my no’s Would be yes …

Art

Not On That Couch

When we begin to have honest and uncomfortable conversations regarding mental health we can heal individually and collectively. Until then mental health remains a taboo subject as I have commonly seen it in the black community. Until then we are left to guess and wonder about the matter much less normalize healing.

Healing

Managing Postpartum Depression

After suffering in silence with postpartum depression for nearly a year after giving birth to my firstborn, I was determined to have a much more positive postpartum experience this time around. This Saturday will make three months since birthing Legend and so far I’ve had just that, a more positive postpartum experience. I know a …

Healing

Affirmations for Postpartum Depression

After giving birth, a woman’s hormones change altering her emotional state aside from the physical aspects of delivering a life into this world. With my oldest son, I experienced postpartum depression in what seemed like the worst way. It took me almost a year to feel “normal” again. When I got into spiritual healing, I …

Inspiration

No One Told Me This About Marriage

Two months after graduating from college I was pregnant, engaged, and living in a new city. I received advice, most of it unsolicited, about what I should not do as a wife. I also heard a bit of the negative sides of marriage. While some of the advice came in handy, no one told me …

Inspiration

My Soul Teacher Lesson #7: Just Let it Go

On Sunday, I washed Jarvis Jr’s hair, dyed it (per his request), combed it out, and gave him some small twist. After completing the lengthy process, I pulled out all of his hair that shed out of the comb. He saw me do this and gave me this look of terror. “Mommy is that my …

Inspiration

My Soul Teacher Lesson #6: No Cracks in the Foundation

Jarvis Jr. was building a tall structure with his blocks until it toppled over and the blocks came tumbling down. He got upset. I told him that his structure was too tall and that he needed to put it down on something while building instead of holding it in his hands. I started to look …

Inspiration

Be Present

Picture yourself driving down a busy freeway, you’re looking in your rear view mirror the entire time, and your car eventually crashes into another vehicle right in front of you. What did you expect? There’s a reason that you’re able to see clearly what’s in front of you out of the front windshield and that …

Inspiration

It’s Okay to Be Happy

I take a stand to accept my happiness Somehow I convinced myself that I deserved less I focused on the past so much That I was out of touch With my abundant reality Thinking irrationally That God had forsaken me And that I was unworthy I am in fact worthy of love, honor, and respect …

Inspiration

My Soul Teacher Lesson #4: The Carrier

My baby boy, Legend, just made two months yesterday. Lately I’ve been carrying him around in a baby carrier. I’m able to put him in and the straps hold him up securely. As a result of this, I’m able to cook full meals, do laundry, clean, grocery shop with my oldest son, and more. I …

Inspiration

Silence

I’ve seen this meme before floating around the internet that says something like, “Sometimes I wish that God would just come and sit on my bed and tell me exactly what to do.” That’s easier said than done. God is always speaking but we aren’t always listening. We all have the ability to tune into …

Inspiration

Morning Ritual

  Morning meditation Candles and crystals I hear a voice Who is it God within With all of the answers That I’ve been searching for As I align with Source My vision is clearer Less looks in my rearview I allow Spirit to guide Today I rise Corinthian Elizabeth “All Gifts in Love”, The Book …