Month: December 2017

YOU DON’T NEED ME, SO BYE: WHY DO MEN LEAVE WOMEN FOR RISING ABOVE

“Why sometimes our equal could be a turnoff.” Men are protectors, we are providers, especially when it comes to the women in our lives. But what happens when that woman is not only a provider, but she is just as bossed-up as you? We… Continue Reading “YOU DON’T NEED ME, SO BYE: WHY DO MEN LEAVE WOMEN FOR RISING ABOVE”

STEPPING OUT: FIRST DAY IN THE REAL WORLD

“It’s terrifying, but we all have to do it.” When you are a college student, you have all these ideas about how your life will go once college is over. But there is no real blueprint for how life will turn out. No pot… Continue Reading “STEPPING OUT: FIRST DAY IN THE REAL WORLD”

KWANZAA: DAY 1, UMOJA

“Community involvement.” Yesterday was day one of the celebration Kwanzaa. Day one focuses on Umoja, which is the community, familial, and ethnic unity. For those of you that don’t know what Kwanzaa is as a holiday, it was created back in the late 1960’s as a… Continue Reading “KWANZAA: DAY 1, UMOJA”

INTO THE UNKNOWN: WHAT OUR TRUE FEARS ARE ABOUT LIVING

“What will tomorrow bring is always scary.” Growing up as a child, we have all these different places we see ourselves in life. We see ourselves being the top person in our career field. We see ourselves happily married with children. We see ourselves… Continue Reading “INTO THE UNKNOWN: WHAT OUR TRUE FEARS ARE ABOUT LIVING”

SYNERGY: HOW BRINGING TOGETHER TWO OR MORE GREATS IS BETTER THAN ONE

“Our wholes together can effect the world much better.” Do you relish in working alone on projects? I am one of those types of people who love to work alone. But now that I have ventured into the world of indie filmmaking, I can no longer… Continue Reading “SYNERGY: HOW BRINGING TOGETHER TWO OR MORE GREATS IS BETTER THAN ONE”

GIVING IN: HAVE LOSING SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU EFFECTED YOUR BELIEF IN GOD

“Have you been broken or restored?” Now, the title I decided to use for this topic is a little odd because dying is apart of life. But the title leaves open for a lot of ways to look at this particular subject. Dying could… Continue Reading “GIVING IN: HAVE LOSING SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU EFFECTED YOUR BELIEF IN GOD”

MERRY XMAS: WHAT DOES TODAY MEAN TO YOU

  “Seasons Greetings.” Today is Christmas, which is arguably the biggest holiday in America. A day where families across the country sit in their living rooms and open gifts. In addition to gifts, there will be dinners, movies being watched, and sports on television.… Continue Reading “MERRY XMAS: WHAT DOES TODAY MEAN TO YOU”

LIFE’S GIFTS: DO YOU HAVE THEM OR HAVE YOU JUST WORKED HARD

“Gifts are free, trust me, it ain’t free.” As a writer, you would think that one has a gift to be a writer. But, as a matter of fact, to say they have a gift discredits the hard work they put into their writing.… Continue Reading “LIFE’S GIFTS: DO YOU HAVE THEM OR HAVE YOU JUST WORKED HARD”

FAKE NEWS: HOW IT HAS BECOME A PROBLEM

“Big problem, little attention.” Our news outlets on television have long been the information medium for all of our news; outside of newspapers and radio. But in recent years, more and more news is flooding the internet. But the news that is flooding the… Continue Reading “FAKE NEWS: HOW IT HAS BECOME A PROBLEM”

SELECTIVE OUTRAGE: WHY WE REACT DIFFERENTLY WHEN SOMEONE FROM A DIFFERENT GROUP HURTS YOU

  “We accept the same circumstance anyways.” No matter if it’s racial issues or some political commentary, we as a society have this selective outrage over topics that make us mad. Yet we make excuses on the opposing side for the same people in… Continue Reading “SELECTIVE OUTRAGE: WHY WE REACT DIFFERENTLY WHEN SOMEONE FROM A DIFFERENT GROUP HURTS YOU”