The pandemic

Let me tell you about the pending pandemic that’s about to strike our land. It’s been a few weeks now since the news fill our lives have started to change. Our jobs, future, savings, children’s education, and health are all at stake. Everything is changing in a daily basis. Sometimes hourly. And we don’t know for sure when it’ll all end. People are scared. Many are scrambling around trying to figure things out. Students and adults are homeless. Not because they are careless, but because some they were working on their future. Some had jobs that didn’t require them to have a “home” per say. They had dorm rooms and crash pads. Now with a sudden loss on job and financial stability many are displaced. In addition, the country is now facing a huge health pandemic. The healthcare system is collapsing before our very eyes. So many are sick and depending. So many of died with no funeral dates set. Birthday celebrations are on hold, weddings and graduations have been cancelled. Babies can’t get the check up they needs. Seniors are being abandoned. It’s a true test of community and unity.

Despite warnings stating there’s no need to panic on the news. Things seem rather different out here in the real world. People are scrambling to find and store food for the wave of disaster that’s about to it. Government organizations are closing down without notifying the public. People are in panic mode and they have every right to be. No one knows when schools will really be opened. Or when those who got laid off will return to work or if they will. We are on the brink of a recession. Talk about roaring twenties uh? Many are saying conspiracy theories. Some are stating biblical claims. No one knows for certain. But what we do know is this. Things are indefinitely changing. Nothing will ever be the safe again. Now is the time to start making different plans about the future. To unite as family and friends. To check on your neighbors and elderly. To be kind. Practice patience, manners, and to be grateful for the little things. Put your pride away and focus on survival. Don’t hoard, share. Exchange goods and services to help each other out. Be vigilant. Pay attention. Read, learn, and prepare. Take necessary precautions to keep yourself and your family safe and ok. And don’t ever think you know what’s coming next because no one does. All we can do is hope, pray, and love. ❤️

Don’t give up!

I stood in the kitchen fixing my morning breakfast and suddenly the words to this song that I LOVE popped up in my mind. For those who don’t know me, music speaks volumes to my soul. Its how I get my inspiration. If you ever want to know what mood I’m in just pay attention to what I’m listening to. Anyways, as the lyrics play out in my mind my purpose instantly became clear. Now I don’t know about anybody else.. but as for me. I’ve already decided that 2020 is going to be my year. Radical changes are going to happen in MY life because I plan on making them happen. I had some plans that I’ve already started working on in 2019 that I’m planning on finishing in 2020. I call it vision 2020 🙌🏾😍
The reason I’m so hyped about this song is this. I’ve been trying to rearrange some stuff around to fit my dreams into my life. Because it came clear to be in 2019 that I have to be the one to create the life I want to live. And as a woman, a mother, an employee, and now a wife. My roles and responsibilities are tremendously high. And it can be hard at times to keep those dreams alive and act on them. However, I’ve decided that this year I’m going to make time to have my dreams come to life. Because my dreams are not just about me. They are about my daughter, my nieces, my nephews, my sisters, my friends, and everyone who I come in contact with. They are a legacy waiting to be birth. And it’s time I birth them. This post isn’t me bragging about my plans. This post is me challenging EVERYONE reading this to do the same. BIRTH your dreams. Make time to fulfill your calling. You never know who might be watching you and following in your footsteps. Make 2020 be YOUR vision year also!!! You can do it!!! Go back to school, lose the weight, start that new job, open your business, write a book. Whatever plans you had on the back burner, bring them forward, Now!!!! 🗣🗣🗣
Now I’m going to tag some of my go-getters. And y’all can tag your go-getters. Let’s end 2019 with lots of hope and let’s own 2020!!
Before I go let me share these lyrics with y’all cause I feel like they the bomb. Enjoy! And be blessed!! 🤗
“Visions that can change the world
Trapped inside an ordinary girl
She looks just like me
Too afraid to dream out loud
… And though it’s set for your idea
It won’t make sense to everybody
You need courage now
If you’re going to persevere
… To fulfill your divine purpose
You’ve gotta answer when you’re called
So don’t be afraid to face the world
Against all odds
… Keep the dream alive don’t let it die if something deep inside
Keeps inspiring you to try, don’t stop
And never give up; don’t ever give up on you
Don’t give up”
Yolanda Adams never_give_up✊🏽