The Sky is NOT the Limit…

I remember the day like it was yesterday.  It was my senior year in college and I decided that I wanted to do an internship at an agency in the Criminal Justice field.  I figured this would give me a deeper understanding of the profession and help guide me where I wanted to go after graduation.  So, I made my appointment with the program chair and had a rude awakening. As I sat there, as a young, black, first-generation, college student I began to...

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Checkmate! It’s Your Move….

The way we view life has a direct impact on how we function throughout the day.  I'll admit, waking up isn't always the easiest thing to do.  We often have responsibilities, challenges, and things we'd rather avoid transpiring all around us.  However, in the midst of life's calamities, what do you do?  A popular gospel song by Donnie McClurkin, asks the question, "What do you do when you've done all you can and it seems like it's never enough?" He...

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Give Yourself Credit, You’re Good Enough!

The world can be a cruel place to live in based on the luxury of technology.  A person, in the privacy of their own home, or behind the screen of their smartphones can provide a level of scrutiny towards your life....without even knowing you!  That's how I often felt when I would compare myself to my other peers.  And, unfortunately I was the biggest critic! Growing up as a child wasn't the best for me.  I lived in poverty, my mother...

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