True Authenticity Pt. 2: Clearing Up the Misconception

True Authenticity Pt. 2: Clearing Up the Misconception

Last week we dealt with one part of what authenticity in its purest form looks like. This week, I’d like to clear up the misconception a little further. For many, “being real” gives them an excuse to be a royal pain in the you know what. You have these people that go...
True Authenticity Pt.1 : Don’t Fake the Funk

True Authenticity Pt.1 : Don’t Fake the Funk

I recently went through a personal challenge in my life that tested my authenticity. Most people, when they think of “keeping it real” or “being real”, they tend to refer to how they conduct themselves or how they behave. I did too. Whenever I...
Growing Pains

Growing Pains

It’s 4 a.m., I’m sound asleep…I mean the R.E.M. kind of sleep. All of the sudden I feel a gentle tap on my shoulder. As I try to resist the prompting to open my eyes, I feel the tap again followed by the gentle whisper of my name, “Mom”....
The Myth of Success

The Myth of Success

Good ole success. That’s a word that is like music to many of our ears. For as long as I can remember, success or being successful was likened to having a desirable career, being married (whether happy or not), a couple of kids, a house (even if you went into...
Love Defined

Love Defined

To the most patient and lovingly kind man I know. You’ve shown me how to live, love, and how to be loved. From the bottom of my heart “Thank you”. You rescued me from making some really poor choices and you’ve shown me a better way to do life....
Good Girls Gone Bad (Pt. 2)

Good Girls Gone Bad (Pt. 2)

We left off last week discussing the importance of men familiarizing themselves with the root of a young woman’s choices as opposed to the fruit or choice itself. It’s very difficult to do different if you don’t know you should and unfortunately,...