Self-love is the source of all our other loves. — Pierre Corneille Not only is it the source of other love, I'd say self-love is the best love. It can be unwavering and teach you the foundation of what it means to love. We can't serve from an empty pot and we can't love from … Continue reading Day 12: The Greatest Love
Today is Election Day! After a pretty nasty campaign, it all ends tonight. I voted in the early election voting period. I have a firm belief that no matter who you want to win, we will still be OK as long as you have faith in a higher power. Ironically, my husband cooked the last … Continue reading Day 8: Election Day and the Mustard Seed
I'm beginning to remember why I called this blog the MIDNIGHT Beauty. It's becoming harder and harder to actually post in the day time. 🙂 Today, was a lesson in self-care. Last night, before bed, I asked the husband to hold the baby and gave myself a pedicure. I lost some flexibility in my hips … Continue reading Day 5: The Art of Self-Care
Nov. 2: When was the last time you did something brave? What happened? It's day two of the challenge and I'm not blogging until 9:30 pm. 🙂 Life happened... and by life I mean, I finally was so exhausted I needed a nap and spent the day resting. I also tried a Blue Apron today … Continue reading Day 2: How do you define courage?
These are REAL pictures I took in Barbados. I LOVE being at the beach. The breeze, the salty air, the fancy, colorful grown up drinks that have cherries and an umbrella.. My home away from home. Give me a Hammock. The Beach. Blue Water. White Sand. I'll be in heaven on earth! Speaking of Heaven... … Continue reading Good memories on Good Friday…
So, I’ve decided to share something that is posted in my office at work. “The Ten Commandments of Working in a Hostile Environment.” Written by T.D.Jakes. He actually wrote a book by the exact same name. I haven’t read the book but I definitely love the synopsis that is plastered on my wall. I may … Continue reading By popular demand… Hostile Environments and how to survive!
I'm not sure if I've posted about this before... but, It's on my mind. Every sermon I've heard today has said SOMETHING about being intentional and staying in faith! (Ps: I said every sermon because I usually go to church on Sunday and then watch a few sermons on TV/internet. Shout out to Joel, Joyce, … Continue reading Be Intentional
Anyone who knows me, knows I LOVE quotes and inspiration. Here are a few sent to me from the inspiration email that my mom and I belong to. Hopefully, a few of them will inspire you to live a little deeper. You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn't correct. We all … Continue reading Quotes of the Day!
Anyone who knows me, knows that I am a true fan of Dr. Maya Angelou. I wrote a poem for her at 14 that was... amazing, if I do say so myself 🙂 Hearing that she died today really saddened my soul. However, she blessed the lives of SO MANY. I hope to have at … Continue reading My Hero… is gone. But Still She Shall Rise!
I keep forgetting to share this story...So on the plane back from Houston the woman next to me looked over and smiled. I looked up from my book and smiled back... then she said, "I get a little nervous flying." I thought OH LORD... please don't let this woman say something that is going to … Continue reading Mile-High Handholding