Offer yourself grace

We are now in day 5 million of the COVID pandemonium. A bit dramatic I’ll admit but that is certainly what it feels like. Now mind you, I am a home body so I am not complaining. I get to protect my space and my peace for the most part. On the other hand, there…

Parenting during COVID

It has been over a year and a half since the whirlwind of COVID hit the shores of Jamaica and life as we know it would change so drastically. On a wider scale I believe this is something that we can all relate to ; just how sudden of a shift life has had on…

Give a little Gratitude.

Being left alone with ones thoughts can be an eye opening experience or it can be a gut wrenching, pain staking process. Which have you explored since COVID? Just a few weeks ago, I was asked how I was coping. I was fine, life seemed well, or rather, as can be, given all that was…

Becoming…

The journey of a thousand miles begins with just a single step. We are molded daily by our surroundings, the people in our lives, the people we encounter along the way. We are continuously learning, growing and evolving. This is a snippet into my becoming, today.

Theorizing a Perspective on Decision 2020.

/pəˈspek.tɪv/ “A particular way of considering something,” is how the Cambridge dictionary defines the word perspective. It is a hell of a thing I must say. Have you ever wondered why it is that seven persons could be in a room, an incident occurs and of the seven there are probably only two accounts that…

Top 5 Lessons for self-sustenance!

Some of life’s best thoughts come to us in the most unexpected places and in the most unique ways. I mean, sitting on the loo, john, bike (real Jamaican) or potty, whatever you identify with it as, it’s a great place to really develop brilliant ideas. Let’s take out the thought of what you may…

Let’s normalize breastfeeding in public please.

It’s breastfeeding week somewhere right? I can recall a time when my personal opinions were formulated around a certain level of ignorance. I would wonder, why can’t she cover up, when I saw a woman breastfeeding in public. There was a certain level of judgement when she just “plopped-out” her breast to feed her child….

Trust His Timing

Today I got up later than my usual time. Lately I’ve been able to stay up longer into the wee hours of the morning, sometimes not going to bed until the break of dawn the next day. I have been feeling more productive, though I haven’t slept much. I felt as though I was getting…

Let’s normalize mental wellness checks.

As a parent, practicing mindfulness is important in the day to day raising of your child. Being present, ensuring that they remain emotionally balanced and all is well overall can be tricky. As a woman, we wear so many hats, we are providers, nurturers, caregivers, counsellors and the list goes on we know. So with…

Who Made The Twinkling Stars?

Originally posted on Gospel Choruses & Songs:
Susan Johnson taught the young students at our Daily Vacation Bible School (DVBS) this action chorus in 1986/87. She is the wife of Dave, an American missionary to the deaf. I learned it that summer and have been singing it to my infant nieces and nephews ever since.…