Comfort Through COVID

This pandemic has affected me more than I have been willing to admit.  I have to be honest, when I first heard about the outbreak, like most I did not understand the severity of it.  There had been little to no reported cases in the US.   Even with our first reported case I still wasn’t…

Who is the “Conscious Sophisticate”?

When I asked a few people what came to mind when they heard the words “conscious sophisticate” I received varying responses. I’ll share a few here: “someone that thought they were better than others, stuck up, and bougie”.  Others expressed, it sounded like “someone that is put together, and holds themselves to a particular standard”. …

Firm Foundation

I had a wonderful childhood and upbringing.  I was born to and raised by 2 loving parents and a wonderful village.  My parents served in the church my mom a missionary and minister and my dad a deacon.  They loved to serve the people of God.  More than that they loved the God of the…

Hey Church Girl!

Hey Church Girl! is my personal story in my own words of how I went from spiritually bound (and didn’t know it) to living a life of spiritual wellness. Living a life governed by rules and laws, do’s and dont’s made for a not so peaceful walk in my early life with God. For most…

How my Human Sexuality Course Challenged my Spiritual and Religious Attitudes

Being a conscious sophisticate means not neglecting all the things that make you, you.  This means exploring and even sometimes challenging beliefs that are tightly wound around our hearts. Whether one calls themselves religious and not spiritual or spiritual and not religious; we all have a connection with something outside of ourselves that we can’t…

Decorum in the Work Place For The Conscious Sophisticate

    Have you ever had to have a tough conversation with your leadership at your place of work?  These types of conversations can often be uncomfortable or awkward but very much necessary.  Often times as women we find it difficult to stand up for ourselves in the work place when it comes to talking salary,…

THE SEXUAL REVOLUTION: DID IT HURT OR HELP A GENERATION?

As a millennial sometimes feeling like I was born in the wrong era, there is often a liberal attitude that I find disturbing.  In particular the attitudes and behaviors toward sex and sexuality that are held and displayed by today’s generation makes me wonder where we as a people are headed when it comes to…

6 Reasons Your New Year Should Start Now! Today is the official launch of my blog.  If I were to be honest I was ready to quit before I even got started! I went through all the motions of “no one is going to read it anyway” and “I have nothing to talk about”.  After…