Tag: #wisdom

Review: God Friended Me- TV Show

Review: God Friended Me- TV Show
Last week, I wrote on social media that my new favorite show is God Friended Me. Many people responded that they too like it and then People Magazine chose it as a top pick. It is on Sunday, so check it out after reading my review of it. Plot of the TV show God Friended Me:... Read more »

I can’t be there for my loved ones if I don’t take care of myself!

I can’t be there for my loved ones if I don’t take care of myself!
According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 250,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Although there are fundraisers and walks to raise money throughout the entire year, The American Cancer Society strives to raise awareness by promoting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Even Snapchat has a filter for it (see my... Read more »

Everything Changes

Everything Changes
I watched the movie Eighth Grade today, and although there are so many topics I could write about after watching it, the one thought that keeps going through my mind is how life changes. The main character, Elsie, records a video to herself at the start of middle school and watches it at the end of... Read more »
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Movie (DVD) Review: RBG

Movie (DVD) Review: RBG
I have never had much interest in politics or the legal profession even though I did almost apply to law school after college to champion for the oppressed. Maybe that is why I had an interest to learn about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, because she inspires me to find a way to make a real difference in... Read more »

30 years ago today

30 years ago today
I love my birthday and always have. It’s the one day to be selfish and do exactly what you want to do, no need to compromise or make a collective decision about what to do and where to go for dinner. It’s all up to you or at least that is how I think birthdays... Read more »

Fall in Chicago Is A Perfect Day

Fall in Chicago Is A Perfect Day
Today’s Blogapalooz Challenge was to write about the best thing in Chicago during the fall. There are so many things that I love about Chicago, plus there are as many things that I enjoy in the fall, but here are my three favorite. Nature: Being outside in nature is spectacular, and the trees changing colors and... Read more »
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Can we manifest our desires?

Can we manifest our desires?
A few months ago, my friend, Joao, told me about a wonderful experience he and his husband had, and he felt like I too would enjoy it. I am very spiritual, and love to meditate and feel close to God and the universe, but I have never attended this type of retreat before. I have been... Read more »

Choose your own fate

Choose your own fate
This weekend, I am attending a retreat called ” Manifesting your Desires.” While preparing for it tonight, I reflected on a variety of questions. Am I living a life that reflects what I value? Do I spend money on what is important, on what matters? Am I doing things I enjoy? Am I being with people I... Read more »

I believe that I can

I believe that I can
Ten days ago, my world was full of promise as I completed the final draft of my book Suppression, and began the process of acquiring an agent to get it published. Today, I received the second rejection letter of the two agents I sent my query letter to. I know that it is only two, but I also... Read more »
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I almost forgot about my date

I almost forgot about my date
Here is another excerpt from my book Riding Waves . I hope you enjoy reading it. I say hi to Ashley’s mom as we walk into her house. I am surprised that she is home. Both of Ashley’s parents spend so much time at their restaurant that most of the time no one is home. I wonder to... Read more »