TOO SKINNY?! Disgusting Comments Under Fashion Nova Posts

Hey guys! So, I’ve been following and patronizing Fashion Nova for quite some time now. For a while I noticed that they only had curvy or ‘blessed’ females on their website as models. Mind you, they’ve always carried my size (which I LOVE! Thanks guys!) I always wondered though… If you carry my size, why…
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Let God Choose

  I’m sitting down as we speak (or as I type) just pondering about the things that have been popping into my head lately. Things that I thought “Hey, that would make a great blog post!” As I battle with the whole perfectionism thing, I tend to make plans for EVERY aspect of my life. It actually…
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Guess Who’s Getting Into MAKEUP!

Hey ya’ll! If you follow me on Instagram and YouTube, (if not what are you doing?!) you’d know that I’ve been dabbling into makeup on and off for a while now. I’m quite the amateur. I’d say I’ve done a pretty OKAY job when it came to looking ‘presentable’. Here are a few shots of…
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Becky With The “GOOD HAIR”

I can’t believe I’m still able to write a post like this in 2018, where everyone promotes self love, natural hair and positive vibes! As you can tell by the title we’re about to touch on the topic of “good hair”. The term itself is just CRINGE WORTHY! I wasn’t going to address this but…
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Our Personal Bodyguard

My niece, nephew and I were on our way to school and work the other day, where we spotted a miracle! Okay…… maybe that’s an exaggeration, but it felt that way in the moment. There was a dog crossing the street minding it’s business; when suddenly a bus came speeding around the curb. It nearly…
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26 Things Life Taught Me

As you can tell from the title, I just turned 26….on Sept. 14th to be exact. Leading up to my birthday I began thinking about all the things that I have experienced over the years. The heartache, happiness, and everything in between. What I realized is that despite the nature of the situation, lessons were…
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How to Minimize Tangles in Natural Hair

If you’re natural I’m sure you’ve experienced the dreaded episode of matted or tangled hair. While I can’t promise you that it won’t happen again; I do have a few tips for minimizing it. If you’re interested in learning how to minimize tangles in your natural hair, keep reading! OR if you’re not up for…
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Inspiration on The Wall

  So my sister Felicia decided that she would plaster her room walls with her favorite scriptures and inspirational quotes for daily reminders and little pick-me-ups. I thought this was a great idea and decided to share it with you guys. There are times we wake up and we don’t feel motivated to do anything.…
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Trust Him

By: KC (guest writer) My testimony it is not easy. It’s kind of a long story. By the time I graduated high school, I had lost count of the number of laws that I’ve broken. By the end of my time in college I have lost count of the number of near-death experiences that I’ve…
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The Serenity Prayer

God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He did, this sinful world As it is, not…
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Here’s a Helpful Tip for Coping With Anxiety!

There are so many times when we become anxious about our future. Whether it be in the area of finances, career choices, schooling, or whatever; we can find ourselves stressing. The scripture passage below is one of my favorites that remind me of who God is and how much of a loving father He is.…
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Summer Hair Care! For Natural Hair

So it’s summer! All of the wash ‘n’ gos and protective styles are popping out even more. Whether you’re wearing your own hair, faux locs, braids, twists or a sew in, you want to make sure you keep up with your hair care. ​So I just thought I’d share some helpful tips on how I maintain…
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Fighting Complacency

  So… I’m about to enter into the book of Amos. Although I haven’t even read the first word of chapter one as yet, I must say that God sure has a way of nudging his children and bringing things to the forefront of our minds. The Bible I recently purchased has notes, explanations and…
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Don’t Give Up

  Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2) fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the…
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Dealing With Anxiety

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6 (ESV)   I’ve always known this portion of scripture growing up. Not because I wanted to, but because ‘grown-ups’ somehow thought I needed it to be repeated over and…
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Don’t Lose Hope

​”Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9   Every time I think about that portion of scripture I realize how much I really need God. I realize how much I rely…
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We Can’t Save The World

  So the other day I sent myself loads and loads of documents via email in order to transfer them to another device. I went to retrieve them from my email, and it had a list of the documents but I needed to click load on each of them in order for them to show. So…
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Let Him Carry Your Burden

  So I went on a trip recently, which was A-maz-ing, if I might add. The night before, I stuffed my bag with EVERYTHING I thought I would need. Unfortunately I’m one of those organization freaks that needs control over my life (sigh). Despite that, the bag wasn’t as heavy. Pretty puffy, but not heavy.…
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What Does the Cross Mean To You?

  So Holy Week has officially come to an end, and I’ve been meditating on what this past week really meant. I mean, I get the fact that it’s a week we take the time out to remember the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I get all of that. However, the thought still lingers…
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Are We Willing to Suffer for Christ?

    Have you ever been in a situation where it felt weird to talk about Jesus to persons in your life? Did you ever get an urge to share the gospel with a stranger only to shy away because you were afraid of what they may think? Maybe God has placed something on your heart to…
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The Fight Against Idolatry

“You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God…” Exodus 20: 4-5 (NIV) As I scrolled down my…
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God uses the Ordinary to do the Extraordinary

  Brothers and sisters, think of what you were when you were called. Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame…
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Fishers of Men

  And He said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 I had always been the type of person to share positive quotes, scriptures and photos whenever I came across them. I figured, if it brightened my day it may do the same for someone else. However, I…
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Finding Peace In The Storm

“I know that my redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand on the earth.” Job 19:25 Can you imagine losing ALL of your loved ones, job, friends, health, home and most valuable possessions all at once? Maybe there was a point in time when you suffered a loss of at least one…
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Waiting on God’s Best

For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Who can relate to praying for what feels like decades for something, only to still be waiting on it?  Anybody feel as though their prayers are landing…
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Taking A Break From God

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. You would think that it’s because of the usual excuses: Internet connection was bad, I didn’t have the time, or the infamous case of writer’s block. Fortunately, yet shamefully, none of those were the case. I simply didn’t feel like writing. I didn’t feel like encouraging anyone; maybe…
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God Rewards Faithfulness

My church recently participated in a Sunday School competition. This refreshed my memory of one of my favorite Bible stories; the story of Samuel. 1 Samuel chapters 1-3 to be exact.  During a personal Bible study session, back in October 2014, I remember reading chapters 1 and 2. After reading those two chapters I was…
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Casting All Cares On God

I was headed to work one morning, and my mom was driving. We approached one of the busiest intersections and the light was not working. She immediately began to complain about how hard it would be to pass. Luckily, we got through that intersection in less than a minute, without coming to a complete stop.…
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Accepting God’s Plan For Your Life

  For the past few months I’ve had this urge to start writing. As the days went by, the urge became stronger and stronger, and I contemplated starting a personal blog. I thought to myself, “I’m not the best at writing, and what would I write about anyway?” Immediately a thought came to mind, as…
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You Did WHAT?!? (Others’ reactions to your big chop)

I did my big chop nearly a month ago, and there was one thing that really stood out to me. The reactions of others. It’samazing how much MY decision seemed to affect others……or made them feel “some type of way”. I mean, it’s MY hair…….right? Clearly not. I understand that seeing someone with a new…
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My Big Chop!! (BC) September 4, 2014

Well, I finally did it….. The Big Chop!! I was about 9 1/2 months into my transition. My initial plan was to wait until a full year, however I became FED UP. I was fed up with the suspense of finding out how my hair would look and feel. Fed up with having to deal with…
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