Relationships, What's New

My Two Fathers Are Better Than One

I had two Fathers.                 No, this was not a situation where both of my fathers were lovers nor was I an adopted child to two men who wanted one of their own. One father was the one who taught me how to bait my own fishing pole, drive… Continue reading My Two Fathers Are Better Than One

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Identity, Life, Society

Don’t judge a book by its cover!

This is something for you to think about the next time you see someone with piercings and tattoos:  The outer appearance does not always dictate the person with an everyday stereotype.   You have been judged in some way whether it is because of your skin tone, your selection of clothing or even the way… Continue reading Don’t judge a book by its cover!

Entrepreneurship, Events, Help, Identity, Life, self-value

BYOB! Be Your Own Boss

As I was having lunch today, it came to me.  So many people rather sit back and be content with the 40 hours of labor and paychecks full of deductions, instead of really going out there and claiming what truly belongs to them.  Everyone has a dream but when you wake up, is it simply… Continue reading BYOB! Be Your Own Boss

Help, Life, Suicide Prevention

Suicide: How to recognize it and help prevent it from happening…

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: For every woman who dies by suicide, four men die by suicide, but women are 3x more likely to attempt suicide.i Americans attempt suicide an estimated 1 MILLION times annually iii An American dies by suicide every 12.95 minutes i In 2012, firearms were the most common… Continue reading Suicide: How to recognize it and help prevent it from happening…

English, Ethnicity, Identity, Society

“You’re pretty to be Dark Skin”…

     Martin Luther King Jr. said it bestWho do we blame for the ignorance that goes on within today's society?  We were raised in times where being a certain complexion wasn't the best thing, even though there was little option unless you were aborted or born into another race/ethnicity.  So what do you do when… Continue reading “You’re pretty to be Dark Skin”…

self-value

Knowing Yourself=Valuing Yourself

The most important thing that should be taught to any young child is to recognize self-worth.  A lot of times, we raise our children with thicker skin than what we had grown up.  We try to do everything we can and give everything possible that was not available to our youth, when we were raised… Continue reading Knowing Yourself=Valuing Yourself