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The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of Faith, Sexuality And Restoration

The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration
The Power of Vulnerability, My Story of  Faith, Sexuality And Restoration

Understanding Vulnerability    I’m learning this new thing called vulnerability. It’s new for me—the courage to share the most sacred pieces of myself. I’m afraid that if anyone gets a hold of that piece of me, I will lose power. If I share, I’m defenseless against judgment. I’d rather bury it and play pretty and aim to live a life that is satisfying to others, rather than live my truth. That is how I’ve been living for the past 24…

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Inspiring, Life

10 Things Really Insecure People Do

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The intent of this post is not to shame anyone. I’ve dealt with a lot of issues from jealousy, comparison, inadequacy, and I still do. I’m always wanting to confront any negative issues in my heart and ask myself why. Why do I have an innate nature to compete or get jealous in certain situations. Well, I know a lot of who we are comes from more deep-rooted issues we deal with, beyond anything I can cover in this one…

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4 Simple Signs You Need A Social Media Detox

Social Media Detox Social media is the most beautiful and most horrifying advancement we’ve ever been introduced to. I’ve discussed social media here before but this piece is meant to filter out the noise and get straight to the point. If you’re feeling less than yourself after a scroll through your timeline you’re doing social media wrong. There’s no question about it. Here are 4 signs you need a social media detox: 1.  Comparing Yourself Instagram is a social hub. It…

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10 Affirmations To Tell Yourself When You Feel Like Giving Up

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Recently I’ve been waking up feeling like the weight of the world is on my chest. One Saturday morning I sat and stared at the ceiling for hours. I kid you not. I felt hopeless, inadequate, insecure, etc. You know that feeling where the world feels like its folding and you don’t want to fight back? You’re tired of fighting back.  Yeah, I know that feeling. I’m thankful to have the faith in God that I have, and I believe words…

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Finding Your Match, 6 Tips to Healthy Online Dating

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Online Dating Tips For some, finding people to date is hard, especially after long periods of dud after dud. And now, more than ever dating is more difficult. There are so many online dating and social media platforms for the hopeless romantic. In an effort to combat the anxiety of finding your partner quicker, services like OkCupid, and Match.com advertise expertise in helping you find your perfect match.. and fast.  However, more often, the opposite is the case. A lot…

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Inspiring, Life, Opinions

Do You Recognize This Face? Boston Museum of Science Brings Awareness to Mental Illness

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Boston Museum of Science’s Exhibit, Many Faces of Our Mental Health   On Jan. 14, the Washington Post published a short article on the Boston Museum of Science’s new exhibit Many Faces of Our Mental Health , in which they asked what does someone with mental illness look like? Through Feb. 11, visitors can ask themselves that question and find their own answers in the work of artist Lynda Michaud Cutrell. Partnering with psychiatrist-scientist Dr. Bruce Cohen and science journalist Dr. Rae…

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It’s Time To Let Go, 9 Things We All Need To Leave in 2017

New Years Resolution Ideas So it’s the last week of December and we’re reflecting on the year and looking ahead to 2018. Most of us are making new years resolutions, so this is the time to be 100 percent honest with ourselves. It is time to remove the distractions from our lives. Here are 9 things that should not see the light of day in 2018:   1. The Job You Hate You’ve been working a job for two plus…

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Grieving During the Holidays, 3 Ways to Support Those Who’ve Lost Loved Ones

Grieving During The Holidays Christmas for many is a time for family, celebration and showing the ones you love the most how much you appreciate and care for them. We exchange smiles and hugs in shopping malls, make out Christmas list and prepare ourselves for holiday tradition. This is not the experience for all however, there are many who dread this time of the year because they can no longer experience it with someone they love. About 3 years ago my…

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Culture, Events, Inspiring, Life

Your Cuba Travel Guide, 10 Things You Should Know Before Your Trip

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  The Ultimate Cuba Travel Guide If you need to get away, and I mean really disconnect from your lifestyle, consider a trip to Cuba. Despite what you’ve heard, Cuba is a safe and beautiful country. And a fairly inexpensive get-away compared to most overseas excursions. My friends and I stayed for 4 nights and 5 days, right outside of La Habana and each day was magical. We toured the Old and New Havana, learning the history pre and post-revolution. We…

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Documentary, Events, Inspiring, Life

“Inner City Urban: Vine City,” An Exploration of Gentrification and Poverty in Atlanta by Rose Smith

Inner City Urban: Vine City Atlanta, the Southern Hollywood, is highlighted for its trendy lifestyle and affluent culture in the arts and nightlife, but like any major city, there are parts that are often neglected and hardly mentioned. Vine City is a historical district in Atlanta–home of historically black universities, Clark, Spelman and Morehouse. The city is where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lead the most revolutionary movement in the world, but this town once rich in ancestral spirit is…

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