Letters to _____., Writings

Beyonce and the Beauty of Pregnancy (Letter to Moms)

While it has not been confirmed, the internet is abuzz with the possibility of Beyoncé giving birth to her second and third child. Continuing with Women's Week here at Everything's Magnificent, why not highlight the Queen Bey? While I am not a card-carrying member of the Hive™, I do respect greatly what she symbolizes for… Continue reading Beyonce and the Beauty of Pregnancy (Letter to Moms)

Letters to _____., Writings

Happy Birthday Tony!

I know it's been almost six months since we've last hung out. We are growing into powerful men searching for the place that God has for us. We held each other up when things were at their toughest and what started off as chance built one of my strongest friendships. You are no longer just… Continue reading Happy Birthday Tony!

Reader's Choice, Writings

Reader’s Choice: Faith is Surrender

Today's post is dedicated to my pledge daughter Faby, who is all around amazing and is going into finals right now! Send her blessings and positive vibes to her on Twitter @iFabylous  Right before Christmas, I wrote a reader's choice on Maintaining Faith in a faithless world. Since then, I've almost finished reading the entire Bible and… Continue reading Reader’s Choice: Faith is Surrender

Blogging, Reader's Choice, Updates, Writings

Happy Magnificentennial!! (100th Post)

Today is a day of celebration for me! Even a day earlier than planned, I have reached my 100th post on Everything's Magnificent since my restart in November! To celebrate, I just wanted to say thank you. 100 posts later, I want to say you mean the world to me. Initially, I started writing to… Continue reading Happy Magnificentennial!! (100th Post)

Letters to _____., Writings

How Prayer Saved My Grandmother & Me

I've talked before about my grandmother and the way she molded my life for the better. She had a cameo as my angel in my Letter to Black Women and frankly, I can talk about her until I'm blue in the face. But, the story I want to share today is how a simple prayer changed my… Continue reading How Prayer Saved My Grandmother & Me

Reader's Choice, Writings

Reader’s Choice: Religion versus Gospel

Why is religion such a taboo topic? Why do so many people have an aversion to hearing about spirituality, whether Christian or not? Why is it that everyone can listen to music with sex, drugs, violence, love, and friendship but God is going too far? Why is religion such a divisive subject for anyone to… Continue reading Reader’s Choice: Religion versus Gospel

Reader's Choice, Writings

Plan of Action – Family

In the midst of the increasingly chaotic and toxic world, I've been really trying to think about my plans of action in a positive manner. Plan of Action – Education spoke on the misconceptions we have on proper education and new ways to think. I want to propose a new way to think about family. For this… Continue reading Plan of Action – Family

Letters to _____., Writings

Letter to My Son

I've already written two letters to my daughter and one to black women but today goes to my son (that doesn't exist). With all the extensive pressure to perform and live a certain way to society's standards, I want to reach out to him. I want to give him some lessons I've never gotten about growing… Continue reading Letter to My Son

Letters to _____., Writings

Letter to Black Women

I've written a couple of letters now to different people including my possible future daughter but this letter is for all of the amazing women that have raised, protected, and loved me. This one is for you. Dear Black Woman, Thank you. I could not even begin how to thank you for your strength and guidance… Continue reading Letter to Black Women

Blogging, Reader's Choice, Writings

Mobilizing a Plan: Starting a Book Club

A few weeks ago, my friend @stylerepublik (ig/snapchat) was telling me about her wanting to start doing something tangible to affect her community. She recently has been putting a lot of thought into improving literacy and exposure to great works. She wants to start a book club and here's the thinking where you can start… Continue reading Mobilizing a Plan: Starting a Book Club