I am a Black Woman. I am a Christian. I am a Nurse. I also have clinically diagnosed Depression. I have wanted to write a piece on these four things for a while now. But unfortunately I still succumb to the stigma of it being a taboo subject as well. One less subject talked about … More I have depression; don’t tell me to just pray about it.
Have you ever had something happen in your life and it feels like it’s the absolute worst thing ever? Then another situation occurs and you’re like, “Really God, for real for real?!” Because when you say it twice, it means that much more. Later everything you knew about faith and letting God handle situations goes … More Faith over feelings… let them out.
My face is full. My hair is short. I would rather be singing than sitting at a desk. I am more introverted than I’ve ever been in life. I overthink on most days. I could meditate more instead of doing so… I could worship more. I could pray more. And although I was a “church … More Don’t fix me, help me accept me.
There was a time that I believed I was a hot mess. My decisions were not the best and some of them still affect me to this day. Then I read a quote that said, “You can be a mess and a masterpiece all at the same time”. When I stopped and thought about it, … More God thinks I am a masterpiece.
Strength bearers. Nurturers. Exponential lovers. Unmatched. Nothing is synonymous. In the midst of all that we possess, we have to remember to take care of what’s most important… That woman. You. Be good to yourself.
July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Did you know? I’ve spoken on how this affects “us” many times before. Especially Women of color. Please, if you have a condition, love yourself and those around you enough to seek help. I did. #BreakTheStigma #DepressionAwareness
I remember a song that my Father used to play that said, “what the world needs now, is your love oh Jesus..” That was over 20 years ago. I didn’t understand then. But I do now. Still relevant. Now more than ever. The reality is, that we live in a fallen world. That only HE … More #hashtag blues…
It’s been a while since I’ve posted. Seems like that’s the norm these days. Busy, busy I have been! But just as I say that I have had a lot of “busyness” and little productiveness. Well, in the sense of connecting to the things that balance me: Reading, meditating, looooonnggg music listening sessions.. And you … More Today I am 2 years old:… my blog that is. And I’m being transparent about it.
Hey you all! It’s been over a month since I’ve written a blog post. I started a new path in my nursing career, and I must say that change is good. More like GREAT! I am more certain than ever that God carefully orchestrated this entire process and it has come to fruition at this … More Change is good. And very necessary.
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