To this day, I don't know how I managed to survive 4 months without my son being with me. As a hands on mom who is actively involved in my son's life, it was such a hard decision and transition to say the least. My prayers were answered, God protected him and now we are reunited … Continue reading Reunited for the holidays! The best gift of all!
Hey there, Have you ever let doubt, fear, worry or anxiety get the best of you? Well, I have. Matter of fact, prior to actually arriving in Uganda, I experienced the worst anxiety. I was so torn about my decision that I almost decided not to go. I almost completely gave up on Uganda based … Continue reading Fear…how it almost took my life…
This blog post is a continuation of my previous post about my experiences in Dar es Salaam. So, it’s best to connect the dots from the other post before reading this one. Once you finish reading the post about my experiences in Dar, I'll meet you back here! I am a fierce, single, black woman in charge of … Continue reading Zanzibar daze!
So, I've been in Uganda a little over a month. What in the world have I been doing all this time? Well...a little bit of everything. I don't take pictures everywhere I go in attempts to not look more out of place than I already do. So, when I first arrived, I was greeted … Continue reading Initial insights: My life in Uganda
I have always had this overwhelming interest to work and live overseas. It may have developed from the time I visited Spain and Portugal for a few weeks when I was 15 or maybe it was from the potential opportunity I considered in Australia during my 8th grade year. Whatever it was, I knew that … Continue reading Why the UAE?
It takes a headstrong individual to confront purpose regardless of the atrocities along the journey. (This is just my reflective thought and not necessarily a quote from a profound person...other than myself!) ~Carrying on ~ I had a bit of an epiphany moment recently, which is the inspiration for this post. I found myself in … Continue reading Change your mind, Change your life!
Hey, I'm back! Four months of silence due to the fact that I haven't been "F'd" up! "FOCUSED" Focus fell off my vocabulary list somewhere around my last blog post. I went home to the United States after a year sabbatical and completely allowed focus and consistency to diminish. To my defense, I needed a break from the conservative, Muslim culture that I became very accustomed … Continue reading This is why I need to FOCUS!