Category Archives: New York

You

Just incase no one has told you lately, you…. Yes you, you are beautiful, you are loveable, you are capable of doing anything you put your mind to and don’t ever forget that you matter. This world wouldn’t be what … Continue reading

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Keep working!

When you are continuously working towards accomplishing your goals and reaching your dreams, you learn to say “when I” instead of “if I”…… Keep on pushing!  

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Aha!

Woke up this morning feeling so grateful for this past week. Sometimes our human tendencies cause us to get caught up in the moment when things don’t work out how we want them to, or our plans change and things … Continue reading

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Smiles and Blessings

My happiness is defined by the number of times I smile in a day. Those smiles are brought on by thinking about the amazing people who are in my life, (family, friends, loved ones), the blessings that fill each day, … Continue reading

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My black is beautiful 

I have learned that my blackness is a privilege and a blessing. I have grown to understand that not everyone would be able to handle all that goes along with having this beautiful skin. I am wonderfully and beautifully made … Continue reading

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Because I’m Happy…..-

 Have you thought lately  about what  makes you happy? Have you thought about what motivates you to get out of bed in the morning and look forward to the day ahead? Not about what you think the people in your … Continue reading

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Beautiful Life

Just wanted to share this beautiful experience I had the other night. I decided to get out of the house for a while and enjoy the sunset at Astoria Park near my apartment. I realized that sometimes we take a … Continue reading

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Innocence Lost

One of the many things in this life that the good lord has blessed me with is the ability to find beauty in everything. One thing that not to many people know about me now is that a few years … Continue reading

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West Side Highway

Despite the freezing cold weather in New York City today, it was beautiful outside. I was lucky enough to get out of the office a little early and have the pleasure of driving our Executive Director and a few other … Continue reading

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Realization

I woke up this Christmas morning 16 days away from my 27th birthday, thousands of miles away from my family and longtime friends, completely alone but feeling for the first time in a long time completely happy and overwhelmingly blessed. … Continue reading

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