By the Grace of God

By the Grace of God

April 30, 2018

Throughout the interview, I broke down a couple times because many of the memories of my past are still painful. However, the more we hold on to our past, the more shame to linger. True freedom requires spiritual growth and growth takes time. Hilary is such a great example of that and I am truly honored to be able to share her inspiring story of how she overcame an unhealthy season of her life.

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I AM NOT ASHAMED

I AM NOT ASHAMED

July 23, 2017

In life, there are no coincidences and I strongly believe that Barbara and I were meant to cross paths. The 2016 I am Bold. I Rise marketing for the campaign had already begun. One of our mutual friends, also a participant, posted on her Instagram about the campaign and Barbara immediately reached out to her and said she wanted to be a part of it; she knew it was time for her story to be told.

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Power within

Power within

June 21, 2017

About two years ago I met this amazing, vibrant, caring, genuine woman, who at the time I had no idea would become one of my good friends. A mentor even because she has taught me many valuable lessons. Months before we met, her employer had gone bankrupt and were forced to close their doors.

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Love Yourself

Love Yourself

May 05, 2017

As I took time to meditate and research for this month’s blog I discovered something that captivated my attention. Did you know that there is a term for women that attach their self-worth to their romantic relationships? The term used to identify these relationships is “contingent self-esteem.”

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Making Sense

Making Sense

April 10, 2017

I have always held a special fondness for the month of April, aside from enjoying the beautiful weather and the blossoming of the flowers I am honored to introduce Tamara Mena. April’s I am BOLD I RISE ambassador. I was immediately moved by Tamara’s tenacity to turn her pain into her purpose.

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The truth shall set you free

The truth shall set you free

February 10, 2017

Ariana and I first met at a women’s conference and from the beginning, I knew that she and I would become friends We eventually began to met up to share our stories. As we sat and talked over dinner, Ariana was in tears as I shared my daughter's story with her. She said that I was an amazing and strong mother for standing by my daughter after I found out her father had sexually abused her.

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Only you define who you are

Only you define who you are

January 06, 2017

There have been times in my life where I have taken to heart what people think and say about me. I have slowly come to realize that I define who I am, not others. As Oprah would say, “Don’t get confused between what people say you are and who you know you are.”

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