Too late

Have you ever sat and thought about all the wild dreams you've had? From being a superstar to ruling the world, you didn't care how grandeur or unattainable they appeared, because you were set on achieving them. Nothing nobody said or did could convince you that you weren't going to fulfill your dreams, even if … Continue reading Too late

Holding cell

With the current world events and the things you're battling personally and internally, it can sometimes feel as though you've been arrested and imprisoned by your problems, and that of the world's. You've wept and hollered to be let free, yet you're still locked behind troubled bars. The walls of your holding cell are slowly … Continue reading Holding cell

Seasons change

The leaves have fallen and the trees have become bare, frail, and empty, just as you are. The vibrancy that once was, is now no more, but it's not the trees I'm speaking of. Life's strong winds are so powerful, that no matter which way you turn, it's always against you. After being tossed about, … Continue reading Seasons change

Somebody’s always listening

As a motivational speaker, I travel to various colleges and high schools speaking to disadvantaged and underrepresented students. A once impoverished student, I share the adversities and oppositions I faced, but overcame to become a success and not another statistic. It doesn't matter how embarrassing, terrible, or difficult your story is, TELL IT! Somebody's always … Continue reading Somebody’s always listening

The Assignment

Education is so vitally important to me, and one of the greatest privileges I've ever had. However, when I was in grade school, I didn't see it that way. I absolutely despised when my teachers would give me assignments, unless it was English (I know, I'm biased). Math in particular, was one that I tried … Continue reading The Assignment

Trust me, I know

I know it's hard living, especially when you don't have the means too. I know it's hard to trust God, especially when things have gone from bad to worse. I know it's hard to have hope, especially when things aren't getting any better. I know it's hard to keep yourself uplifted, especially when the weight … Continue reading Trust me, I know

In need of answers

You know, a lot of times, when we are experiencing life altering situations or difficulty, our first instinct is to question why. Usually, tears, anger, and resentment follows. We can't understand how a God who proclaims to love us, and is able to do everything exceedingly and abundantly more than we could have ever hoped … Continue reading In need of answers

Decayed ambition

On the inside, you're slowly dying. The talent, knowledge, skills and innovative ideas you possess, are badly decomposing. What's crazy is that, you're not trying to do anything to save yourself. You used to be so driven and ambitious, but even that's decayed. What's wrong with you? "Don't you want to live?"..... I used to … Continue reading Decayed ambition