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Impactful Houndstooth

In the course of three days, I received three messages, in varying forms of social media and technology, that reminded me that people are paying attention to what I do and that my words and actions have impacted them in a positive way.  Money and financial security is great, but one of my biggest goals […]

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Momental Warmth

Lovelies,  I don’t know about where you are, but it is cold in Texas!  Houston isn’t exactly known for cold climates, but what makes the current cold situation crazy, is that it was just near 80 degrees over the weekend, and the warm weather was lovely.  Nonetheless, today is is in the 30′s, and as […]

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No Tomorrow

This weekend I went to the funeral of a man who died with no one by his side, without anyone knowing he was dead for several days, if not a week or two.   A friend of mine has lost two uncles back to back. Back in January, one of my fellow young adult choir […]

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All That Glitters

It’s so easy to look at things and people and assume what we see is reality.  We treat celebrities like their lives are perfect, often trying to emulate them.  We have friends who when asked how they are doing, say ok, and we leave it at that.  We assume that because someone is smiling, everything […]

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Solid Self-View

I must be honest, I love my outfit, but I don’t like these pictures. They don’t show the green of my pants as I’d like, or the navy of my top to it’s full potential, primarily due to the natural lighting and angle from which the photos were shot. Nonetheless, my friend behind the camera […]

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No Pretending

Confession:  I am a master of putting on facades, ensuring that no one knows when I’m in emotional (or physical) pain, but on the other hand I’m not one for pretending to enjoy people or things that I just don’t like. I used to try to be like other people, pretending to be nice, so […]