HE Shut Me Down

Not really a blog post but I wanted to share with you all the way that God shut me down in my head the other day.  If you are anything like me you are an extreme over thinker.  I will analyze something until I have worked that thing a million different ways.  For this year […]

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Moments with Him: Whispers

I was leaving the house recently one morning and while I was waiting for my car to warm up I heard a little whisper telling me to take the street way to work. I of course shrugged it off because taking the street way would have me dealing with traffic lights, school traffic and one […]

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Prepared To Be Fearless

I am so late in doing this post because I really wasn’t going to do an end of the year recap or a beginning of the year lets get started post.  So I am going to do 2 in 1.  2017 was a really good year for me,it was a super huge improvement from 2016.  […]

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Prepared…Me? Not

Being prepared for the move to Atlanta didn’t really take place like it probably should have but it didn’t stop me from moving to the “BIG” city. I have lived here for 13 years and I’ve realized that it isn’t that big. I knew in middle and high school that I was going to move […]

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From the Beginning

It was December 31, 2003 and I was saying “See ya later” to my mom.  I was leaving my mom’s home for good to live on my own.  That was the day that I moved to Atlanta.  I wanted to be in Atlanta when the clock struck 12 a.m. on January 1, 2004.  You know […]

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Perfect Ending

Perfect ending to a perfect beginning … I began a journey with Perfect Image at a time when I didn’t have a lot going for me but I had a lot of ideas of what I wanted to be going on.  I was laid off from a previous job and wasn’t mad about the layoff […]

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642 Characters 

In a perfect world … We would all wear smiles, genuine smiles We would all help each other no matter what There would be no broken hearts There would be no outsiders There would be understanding and wisdom flowing There would be no regrets There would be acknowledgement of God at all times Eve would […]

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Goal Reboot

Half way through the year and I am feeling pretty amazing.  How are you feeling? I’ll wait… So this is just a little check up or check in.  I am sure most of you set goals or resolutions this year and I just wanted to take some time to send some encouragement your way.  I […]

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Prayer Warrior: Who ME?

When did I become a praying person but wait when did I become a prayer warrior?  I woke up one day and was like when did I start praying for everything, all of the time.  I caught it one day when I was doing a live video on Facebook for an outreach event that me […]

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Focus On

I had no idea of what to write about this week so I am literally sitting here writing this post on the very morning that it is due to hit your mailbox.  I haven’t had any creative spurts lately and when I sat down to write for this week nothing was flowing not to mention […]

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Change Happens…

You know the saying “When someone shows you who they are believe them” I hate that saying only because it makes the assumption that people cannot and will not ever change.  We as people are forever changing and evolving hence why we aren’t cave men any longer.  Granted there are those people out there that […]

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Remain in God Remain in Jesus Remain in the Holy Spirit Remain was a theme of a Bible study that I was doing and although I have been a little slack in getting it completed. It has been a subtle theme around me lately yet a strong reminder that when I start to lose faith […]

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“Pride Ain’t Power”: Just A Little Honesty

I was having what I thought was a “grown up” conversation with someone recently.  Without going into details what I was reminded of from this conversation is that our pride will have us thinking that we are in control when we are literally spinning out of control. We want to have control so much that […]

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Leadership Luncheon with Russell Simmons

I was afforded the opportunity to attend an African American Partnership leadership luncheon with Russell Simmons hosted by United Way Greater Atlanta.  The email came to me for my boss so I asked him if he wanted to go and he said that his plate was pretty full but of course I wasn’t going to […]

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Written Notes

You can’t do the work and doubt the work at the same time. Show faith in what you are doing to better you and your situation. Trust 

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7 Ways I Got My Confidence Back

Ever had a day where you looked in the mirror and didn’t recognize the person looking back at you.  Well that day came for me and it was a really painful moment in my life.  I had become a shell of a person moving in routine and it was no ones fault but my own.  […]

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Written Notes 

There are two sides of a process … You will always have to go through the rough side to grow and get to the bright side to enjoy and prosper … It’s called endurance. 

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Written Notes

When things don’t look like they are going in your favor. When you don’t see what is going on in the background it is so easy to give up, it is so easy to doubt, it is so easy to question yourself, it is so easy to lose hope but you have to remember that […]

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Setting Your Goals and Crushing Them

The general universal rule to setting goals is to set them SMART:  Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timely.  This method is tried and true for most people in most instances.  However, I am different and using this method, only made goal setting more complicated for me.  One day I was reading Nicole Antionette’s blog and she […]

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What About Your Friends

Well HELLO!!!! It has always been so hard for me to make friends and yep it’s my fault but to my defense I am socially awkward.  I don’t like large groups of people and I am a super quiet person until I am really comfortable (I don’t know ya’ll like that for real for real […]

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2016 Wrap Up

My life has been a series of getting started but never finishing for so many reasons.  I didn’t have the money, I was bored, it didn’t look like I wanted, they didn’t fit into my plan, they were just too idk (insert something stupid there), but it was always something. This year I decided to […]

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Finally Launching My Services

A journal entry from May 2014: This sums up why I am passionate about Simply My Purpose. So I have given myself 2 years to get my business of Simply Chic Inc. Life Design and Bookkeeping (disclaimer this was the second name of the business) up and running and profiting. Oh boy I hate deadlines, […]

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“2 Chairs” in Review

Ok let me set this up… I was in the airport heading to Mexico.  I stopped at the first little bodega after TSA to buy a bottle of water…just a bottle of water.  Before I left my home I told myself I would not buy anything or spend any extra money on anything during this […]

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As I was thinking about what to really post about daily for the month of November I was a little torn between continuing with quotes or doing a challenge. I decided to go with the challenge. So the challenge is to post daily what I am thankful for. With Hope & Warmth with a Purpose […]

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Satisfied Versus Settling

If being satisfied for you means settling for me then I will never be satisfied… People have told me that I’m never satisfied and when they would say it I would question myself and really wonder if I was asking for too much. But what I realized one morning is that my satisfied and their […]

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Growing Through

“Is it me?? A question I constantly ask myself … Insecure in my own thoughts. Insecure in all that I do and say and try to process… Always over processing and over analyzing and killing myself in my own head. Crazy thoughts that I go through. It’s always an evaluation in my head. Ongoing … […]

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I Wish This Daydream Would Never End…

Growing up I created a world full of rainbows, candy and unicorns.  I would constantly escape to it to avoid everything going on around me.  Whenever I was bored, lonely, mad, confused, frustrated and well just about any mood I was in I would go into my world where no one else was invited.  I […]

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It’s September All Ready Sheesh…

Man where has the year gone…it seems like this year has flown by.  So much has happened and I am still processing it all everyday.  But life is pretty dang good these days and I am just living one day at a time. Now lets get to September, as I told you at the beginning […]

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August Is Gone

It’s the last day of August and I was thinking about all that has happened this month and it kind of feels like I got nothing accomplished however I am sure that I did. I know one of my main focuses this month was to get some major bills or things paid off and yea […]

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The Realness of the Heart

What is in your heart? How are you guarding or guiding it? Life catches us off guard a lot and it is in those moments when we really see what is in our hearts.  Every day we try to put on a smile and put our best foot forward in those areas that we think […]

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The Confidence Within

  Having and keeping confidence hasn’t been easy for me throughout my 35 years of life.  I go through spurts but at my age it is time for me to be consistent in my confidence and stop going through spurts.  No one is perfect and I definitely am not however I strive to be daily.  […]

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Don’t Lose Faith In Life

The heaviness of life will sometimes push you into a place of hopelessness.  It will have you loose faith in all things that you know to be true.  It will have you in a place where you don’t trust anyone or anything.  Life is meant to test you but not meant to put you in […]

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Faithful August

So before 2016 started I sat down and labeled my months kind of like giving them a theme because I want to live 2016 consistently with every move that I made I was being strategic about planning. So I labeled them as follows: January – Strategy February – Love March – Implement April – Celebrate […]

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You Are Not Alone

“You are not alone…” This was back in July of 2015 when I heard someone say this, I must have looked like I had the weight of the world on my shoulders.  I turned and looked at them and said yeah I know it just feels like it.  Truth is I wasn’t alone but I […]

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Fear = Stuck

I am not a fan of being scared but I have been scared of everything it seems like for the better part of my life and that fear has had me stuck.  I used to always refer to myself as a scary person and I really meant it.  I realize that I have missed out […]

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Prayer Corner

It’s prayer time!!!!! Ever felt like you didn’t know how to pray or what to pray for?  I’ve been there and sometimes I still have a little doubt when it comes to praying but I am not here to tell you how to pray or what to pray for but to give you a peek […]

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Change Is Coming

 One thing that we can definitely count on in life is CHANGE. If you are a betting person you can bet your last dollar on the fact that change is going to come at some point in your life more than once, twice, three times.  It is always around the corner.  The worst thing that […]

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Living For You

I am who I Am So much of our time, energy and attention is wasted trying to convince other people how wrong they are about us. We want them to know we are not ignorant, lazy heathens. We want them to retract the untruth that has been told. We try to convince them that we […]

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Get To Know ME

Taking a step back… I know that I introduced myself in the About Me page and gave you a little snippet in my first blog post “My New Thing” but I thought let me give the people a little more.  So I did this little exercise awhile back but I have since updated it.  So […]

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It’s A Checkup

I know that June was supposed to be the 6 months check up but I had so much going on that I didn’t get around to reflecting on where I am with my goals so far.  This year has been good with getting things done, accomplished and in progress.  I am super excited about the […]

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Press Push Pursue

So I have always taken some time to  go back and read journal entries that I have written over the years and I recently went back and read some entries from the time when I was laid off.  The idea was to write my dreams and goals everyday for 30 days and of course I […]

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Hey Young Girl

When I grow up I want to be a lawyer. I want to be successful and rich.  I want a house on a hill overlooking a lot of land. I want to take care of my mom and dad. I want to have a family and kids. I want to be happy.  I want to […]

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My New Thing

“You made a way When our backs were against the wall And it looked as if it was over You made a way And we’re standing here Only because you made a way You made a way” Travis Greene For the past 2 months I have woke up around 4 in the morning with the above […]

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  1. 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽CONGRATS…I’m so proud of you, I love everything on your site. I believe that you’re going to reach alot of people that has had questions but no answers. Keep up the good work…I believe this is Simply YOUR Purpose😘😘😘

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