the sun does shine: a review

The Sun Does Shine was an eloquently written memoir by Anthony Ray Hinton, who was wrongly convicted and lived on death row for 28 years. Although his story is not rare, it does show how faith in God and people fighting for you, can make a difference. And his story shows how God can use any and everything for our good and His glory. Continue reading to see what else I found resonating with his story.

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Faith in frustration

Hello everyone! Earlier this week, I wrote a post about my experience as a Black woman in America; which actually stemmed from a conversation I had with a church friend. In the past week, I have had so many friends reach out to me who: were curious about my experience, wanted to educate themselves about […]

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Mentally recovering after a surgery

Happy Wednesday everyone! If you are reading this post, it’s because you (or someone you know) has gone through surgery, is set to have surgery…or are a loyal follower/family member lol Whatever your reason, I thought I would share ways to recover mentally, while you are recovering physically from a surgery. In my short 28 […]

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Happy (belated) New Year!

Hello everyone!!!! How has your year been so far? Normally at the end of each year, I do a post reflecting on that past year and what my word is for the next year. Unfortunately, that did not happen in time due to life, so I am doing it now. As a summary, in 2018, […]

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Things People Don’t Tell You About Paying Off Debt

I was thinking about my debt-free journey today, and God revealed to me many misconceptions I had about this journey. I thought it would be easy to pay off, that it would take one year to pay off, and that I would be happier or [insert adjective] when I finally got out of debt. And while I’m only a third of the way to financial freedom, I thought I’d share some things people don’t tell you when paying off debt. I hope you enjoy.

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Tried and true birthday freebie list

Every year, you celebrate your birthday with family and friends. You are given birthday cards, fed, and maybe given gifts. But what if I told you that you’re missing out on some other gifts? Keep reading to see how you can get free birthday gifts from stores and restaurants.

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It Is My Birthday.

Hey everyone! Today is my birthday and I am so excited! And for those hard-core The Office fans, yes, the title is a quote from the time Dwight and Jim were in charge of throwing birthday parties. This year has been quite a journey for my spiritual and emotional self. Throughout this year – and […]

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I can’t stand Jesus, in a good way.

Now before you start thinking that I don’t love Jesus anymore or that I’ve gone mad over the past couple of months since my last post, just hear me out. Since high school, I’ve always had a plan for my life. I had timelines of when I wanted to accomplish certain goals, such as starting […]

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Money Isn’t Everything

Hello everyone! I hope your May is off to a great start. Over the past couple of months, I have really been grinding to pay off this student loan and invest in my future. I’ve been making strides on my payments, but I’ve noticed that I haven’t been living my best life. Let me explain. […]

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