(This post is duplicated from “A Mighty Girl” page on Facebook. Posted on 02/28/2014) When Ola Orekunrin was a 22-year-old medical student in the UK, her 12-year-old sister became critically ill while visiting relatives in Nigeria. With no medical facility nearby that could treat her condition, the family attempted to arrange an air evaluation. Orekunrin... Read More
Lupita Nyong’o has captivated the world, through her screen performance in 12 Years a Slave, personal story of perseverance and success, and her inner and outer beauty. This morning, I came across this article in which she shares a powerful message on self-love and real beauty. I recommend it as a good, short read. “…I realized... Read More
This video captures some of the essence of what SEG (Strong Enough Girls) is about… Be Bold. Be Strong. Be Courageous. Be “Off the Wall.” Run the Show! Be who God has created you to be… YOU!
I heard this song this morning as i prepared for work and enjoyed it. Hope you do as well [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TC3kZzzlpSM] Dreams, they come Plans, they change Yeah, we’re gonna break Yeah, we’re gonna break Things we face make us who we are Baby you’re a star shinning in the dark Let’s go back to the... Read More
Yesterday morning, at about 6am PST I found out that my Baptist Collegiate Ministries (BCM) campus minister from college has been diagnosed with breast cancer. “Cancer.” This ugly disease that no one seems to be able to understand has bursted Janet’s life bubble as she describes in her blog. This news makes me sad, but... Read More
I’ve been feeling a mix of emotions (anxiety, uncertainty, inadequacy, curiosity, etc) lately… but i know that this too shall pass. Amen. #seasons
“Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister.” – Romans 14:13 (NIV) As i read through this verse in Romans 14 today, i was reminded of one of the reasons i started this... Read More
January, you were a good month! Thank you Lord for the victories, hugs, and smiles that enveloped my family and friends at the start of 2014. Looking ahead, February looks promising! V-day is right around the corner (*wink, wink*), and i’m hoping to have a date this year! Haha! I just need to play my... Read More
“all things work together for good to those who love God” (Rom. 8:28).
Visions that can change the world, trapped inside an ordinary girl… she looks just like me [and you]. As i continue to wait on the final word on my Fulbright application, i’m telling myself that no matter what happens, don’t give up. Have faith, and trust that God will perfect that which He has started.... Read More