From Using My Measure

Fear Not

Fear is an amazing emotion. While it does not hold the title of ” greatest emotion” such as love, its power and ability cannot be denied. Fear is often hard at work, pushing, pulling, motivating, limiting and stealing. #MyStory……  at first fear crippled me… then it paralyzed me but today I am walking out my freedom. Constantly becoming. Living, breathing, being…me. In my first book I wrote a love letter to fear, it’s a praise to God and my reminder that I did not bring myself. #Godplusnothing Dear Fear, Cutting straight to the point, our love affair is over. For many…

About April Ninth….

Courage begets courage. What took place on April Ninth was the epitome of courage in action. Lady Nakia Wright, founder and host of the 2016 Re-Powering Your Strength Symposium dared greatly to see women inspired, empowered and ready for their best days.  Over 300 women joined us for this inagural event and it gave me…

I Chose.

  Beloved, being unmotivated is such a waste of time. After 257 days of countless excuses, welcomed distractions, and very little writing, I AM CLEAR that once a moment has passed it is beyond retrieval. During that time I started a new job with greater demand and responsibility and also endured the loss of my grandmother, but if I am honest, of those defining moments neither kept me from writing… I just didn’t want to. If I had committed to my desire to be great, I would have been compelled to share with those who consistently ask for more or…

Brilliance

A notion that I ponder from time to time is living a life of insignificance. I cringe at the thought that all of me… my making, my successes and failures ..my joys, my tears, will in the end…. amount to nothing. When those irritating thoughts invade my peace, I combat them by being a better me than the day before. I want my life to count for something, make an impact and bring God glory. I am not saying that you have to lead a celebrity- like/ glamour- filled  lifestyle to be of significance (because that is a complete LIE),  I…