A Year In Review 2017

A Year In Review 2017

My mom used to tell me that time passes quicker the older you get. I didn’t quite understand what she meant until this year. 2017 went as quick as it came and as I type this a few hours before we usher into the new year I am consumed with complete and […]

Emerald City

Emerald City

Seattle was what I expected it to be in many ways. Cold, dreary, and wet. It surprised me in others ways, though. For one, there was the skyline set against a majestic backdrop of mountains, stunning architecture that jutted out of fog, lush greenery with a near constant covering of […]

Crown Of Glory

Crown Of Glory

“Your hair, queen, is a gift from God. Given to reflect your splendor. Your hair, queen, is an extension of your greatness.” – excerpt from the poem “Glory” Whether we realize it or not, hair is used as a measuring tool, especially in our professions. We assume a person has […]

Sisterhood

Sisterhood

To be honest with you, I was once extremely intimidated by being around women. As an adolescent I was consumed with their thoughts concerning me. The overwhelming desire for approval crept into adulthood and I so often shied away from creating real, authentic friendships with women out of fear of […]

30 for 30

30 for 30

I remember a conversation I had with my mentor several years ago where we discussed the way we viewed ourselves in our twenties. “I enjoyed my thirties more than my twenties. I felt so sure of myself.” One of her clients overheard us and joined the conversation. “Oh yeah,” he said […]

The 30th Edition

The 30th Edition

In what seems like a blink of an eye, I’ve found myself in a brand new decade of life. I can barely remember what it felt like to turn 20 or what I did to celebrate it – time passes so fast. Is this what adulthood consists of? A slightly […]