I have depression; don’t tell me to just pray about it.

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.

21 days of affirmation-Day 14: Not today Satan, not TA-DAY! 🙅🏽

Ok, here I am in day 14 of my commitment to writing these daily affirmations and no lie, I didn’t feel like doing it today. Ironic huh? At first I thought so. Then I thought about how the enemy works, very subtly, very sneakily, very strategic. He doesn’t want this to happen. For women to … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 14: Not today Satan, not TA-DAY! 🙅🏽

21 days of affirmation-Day 5: Let love in. 

When women have been hurt, we tend to put up a fence around our hearts. We can definitely confuse guarding our hearts with “no-one-will-ever-hurt-me-again-so-I-won’t-even-allow-someone-the-opportunity-to-love-me”. I’ve done it. Unknowingly, I’m sure we all have at some point. I think all people, women and men alike should be cautious when opening ourselves up, but here’s the part … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 5: Let love in. 

21 days of affirmation-Day 4: Be honest about where you are.

How many of us have pretended to be somewhere emotionally that we really aren’t? That heart break, that divorce, that loss that we have replied to, “I’m ok” when asked. This post goes along with my last post, in order to open up, you must first be honest with yourself before you can be honest … More 21 days of affirmation-Day 4: Be honest about where you are.