Life Coach Path Interview

Life Coach Path Interview

I was recently interviewed by Brandon Baker of Life Coach Path and I am pleased to share our discussion with you. I know firsthand that investing in yourself by working with a transformational coach can be a challenging step to take, but you get to work with...
“Just Mercy!” Leaving a Legacy of Love and Justice

“Just Mercy!” Leaving a Legacy of Love and Justice

About a month or so ago, a dear friend invited my daughter and me to a premiere of Just Mercy. After watching the official trailer the night before, I was eager to see the story unfold on the screen. And did it ever! It is imperative for everyone to see this movie....
Eight Steps To Living An Empowered, Joyful Life in 2019

Eight Steps To Living An Empowered, Joyful Life in 2019

 My elders from the Akan tribe of Ghana teach that: “Ka na ka bio yenkyi,” which means that repetition is not taboo! I  have chosen to share last year’s message about joyful living again because a lot of us have been through insurmountable challenges this...
A Poem by Mensimah Shabazz

A Poem by Mensimah Shabazz

Some years ago, I wrote the poem below titled “Tompala,” and it pains me to think that, a decade plus later, women are still experiencing different levels of trauma through wars, sexual violence, domestic violence, and children’s hunger in this world. It...
Giving it Your All So You May Derive True Success

Giving it Your All So You May Derive True Success

Giving it Your All I cannot start this conversation without mentioning Ms. Aretha Franklin. I was extremely lucky to be invited to President Clinton’s Second Inaugural Ball on January 20, 1997, at the Kennedy Center. If you have attended one of these events, you would...
Celebrating Old and New Friends—Just Because

Celebrating Old and New Friends—Just Because

Celebrating Old and New Friends I have put aside other topics I had wanted to write about and chose this one because last Monday I lost a dear friend in London. While my heart hurts deeply, I am celebrating the fact that I had a friend who brought love. This type of...

The Fruit From My Tree: What Does It Taste Like?

The Fruit From My Tree The beginning of summer is just around the corner and I am ready for it! Are you? This season brings warmth, flowers, butterflies, colors, rainbows, sorbets, vegetables, and frolicking at the beach, just to name a few things. It is a harvest of...