Writings

Sailing through the Storm (Pt. 1)

Still water, untouched and unmoved, almost appearing as glass, reaching far beyond the horizon into the unknown. Clear blue skies enable you to see the shore and the wind feels good on your skin. Everything is perfect as you sail out to parts unknown. You can still close your eyes and envision the crowd of… Continue reading Sailing through the Storm (Pt. 1)

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Writings

It’s Okay to Be a Work in Progress

I graduated in 2015. Life was good. I was happy and comfortable with life. It was weird. I thought I had everything under control. I had a grip on where I wanted to go and who I wanted to be. So many things made since then. Fast forward to today and I've been brought to… Continue reading It’s Okay to Be a Work in Progress

Writings

If I Knew Then… Pt. 2 (Growing Up)

Growing up is somewhat blindsiding. You expect things to be one way and then the sheer weight of the world starts to press back harder than you expected. There are so many things that I wish I was taught while growing up instead of learning things the hard way. Last week's post¬†focused finances and things… Continue reading If I Knew Then… Pt. 2 (Growing Up)

Blogging, Writings

Celebration: New Domain

Everyone, it's time to celebrate!!! Today, January 11, 2017 (1/11/17), I have decided to go ahead and buy a domain. From now on, you can find all of my posts at MagnificentMiles.blog. With the purchase of my domain, I can now posts videos and mp3's. I can post songs that I like, playlists that I… Continue reading Celebration: New Domain

Letters to _____., Writings

Same Drugs: Growing Up and Growing Apart

Today is dedicated to an old friend and past love. I writing this to finally have my own type of closure. This is inspired by Same Drugs by Chance the Rapper. You can find the lyrics here. It's hard watching someone grow up, especially you. I had fallen in love with your zest, heart, and… Continue reading Same Drugs: Growing Up and Growing Apart

Writings

Theme of 2017: The Listener

Each year, instead of resolutions, I have started to have overarching themes for myself. These are concepts that I want to develop throughout the year to become a better me. The past year was dedicated to faith and trusting God. My theme for 2017 is to listen. There are thousands of books written about speaking,… Continue reading Theme of 2017: The Listener

Writings

The Day my Heroes fell from the Sky

I remember the night that my entire perspective on life changed. At this one moment, I was no longer the wide-eyed kid from Detroit. I no longer felt the ability to complain about life and the injustices that I faced while growing up. I tried to pinch myself, praying that I was having a really… Continue reading The Day my Heroes fell from the Sky