Take a Moment to Take it All In

Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC under “Take a Break from NaNoWriMo” Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Sometimes you literally have to stop and smell the roses or take in the sunrise, or people watch in the city, or whatever musing fits your mood. Life doesn’t stop moving but we can take a moment, or two, to…

Five Ways to Brace for Life’s Storms

Photo: Favour Omoruyi Our journey through life has many sunny and cloudy days. The blessings that we receive normally come after an obstacle or storm. There are times we want something to happen by XX date and it never does because God has the final word. And a lot of the time as we wait on…

Smiling May Not Be Overrated After All

I’m a Midwest reppin’, Cardinal wearing, mean mugging alpha female from the beautiful yet scary city of St. Louis, Missouri. To mean mug in the city was sort of like saying “hello,” but with a side of “you better not say anything else to me though.” So, you can only imagine the wake-up call I…

These Four Words will Change Your Life

Artwork: “Dream Catcher” by Frank Morrison Last month, I came across four words that were astonishing and just mind-blowing. It was one that I’d heard before, but that I never really digested properly. I’ve seen memes and quotes floating around Instagram that explores the notion but it wasn’t until I watched Uncensored with Rick Ross…

Check your praying skills…you may not be doing it right!

Hello H.E.R. Family, Yes, I and we know it’s been a while since we’ve touched down on the blog but it’s for very good reasons…life has been moving at lightning speed. We’ve had some amazing ups and some unbelievable downs, and we’re prepping to share our journey with you shortly. But in the meantime, here’s…

I Choose Meaning Over Happiness #quicktuesdaythought

This will be short and sweet H.E.R. Fam. If you are waking up, going to work, able to stay financially stable, have love around or even good “like” around you, and you’re making it through life’s struggle but is still not happy, it’s because you are lacking meaning in your life. Your meaning, or purpose,…