The Weekend Recap #11

Welcome to the second Weekend Recap. This is for all of you that have been too busy over the week and want to get a couple moments to catch up!

It’s been a while but it’s time for the return of  The Weekend Recap! This is for all of you that have been too busy over the week and want to get a couple of moments to catch up!

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Welcome to Everything’s Magnificent

Hello, greetings, and thank you for stopping by Everything’s Magnificent. Everything’s Magnificent started off as a personal blog, a chance to get thoughts and feelings out, and has grown into something much more.

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Pray WITHOUT ceasing

I’ve been very transparent about my struggles on here. I even admitted that my posting schedule has dropped significantly because of these struggles. Yesterday, I was talking with a mentee about love, life, and everything in between. God and the concept of prayer came up. While encouraging him through my weakest moments, something I told him resonated with me. Continue reading “Pray WITHOUT ceasing”

Moving Through Fear

Many people say I’m brave because of the leaps that I take in life. Leaps such as applying to the prestigious School of the Art Institute of Chicago, standing up to people in high places of power, and for moving to Florida without having any friends or family here. Yet, people don’t see the fear and doubt that boils up within me behind closed doors. Although I have been blessed with many talents and abilities, my biggest weakness is FEAR. So much fear that it causes me to become paralyzed and have spiritual panic attacks.  An attack that knocks the wind out of my body and breaks me down to my core in tears. Attacks in which I simply can’t see the light or a way out. Continue reading “Moving Through Fear”

Being Barely Sane

In the past two weeks, I found myself revamping major areas of my life. I noticed myself doing the same unproductive thing on my down time after work. Going home and shutting my mind off by watching Netflix. I was watching A Different World and I just finished the Scandal series (5 years later) ha! So, I transitioned to Being Mary Jane. I’m a couple episodes in and I find myself resonating with her a lot. I started putting sticky notes of positive affirmations all over my house and keeping myself accountable to reflecting on a daily/nightly basis in my journal. Overall, I realized how discontent I was with my free time.

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Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm continued…

Packing my suitcases was the most extremely stressful part of this experience. Time was escaping me and I grew frantic trying to think of everything I had to do. My blue suitcase contained my valuables: Passport, Social Security Card, My mother’s gold necklace, pictures of me as a child and of my family, and my Xbox of course!

(You can check out part one here)

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Kenneka, Domestic Abuse, and Forgotten Black Women

I’m just writing this because it has been sitting on my heart. I’ve been reading over the past few days about Kenneka Jenkins and her death (Link at the Bottom). The saddest part about this story is that it is not surprising or new the details to culminated in her death. To avoid posting graphic images or talking about unknown things until more information is revealed, I want to talk about some recent thoughts on some serious topics. [Trigger Warning]

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Introduction to Lumi.Essence

Intro blog

Hola! My name is Christina and I am an Art & Dance/Movement Therapist from Chicago, but relocated to South Florida. I am super excited and honored to be a featured writer on Everything’s Magnificent blog page!

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Change is for the Better (Brief Update)

I haven’t posted consistently in a couple months as my life has more seismic changes. I entering my final year of graduate school with MUCH to do and so many new opportunities arising. I’m scared, excited, and so tired at the moment. I must push on!

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