If you allow people to compromise your boundaries, don't expect anyone to respect them. People will only respect your boundaries as much as you do. Without strict enforcement, your boundaries are nothing more than empty words. - M.J. Verdun

For the Love of Selfies

Dear Facebook friends, Today I've decided that I'm going to do my very small part to not support or reinforce the culturally accepted form of addiction, narcissistic obsession, and mental illness displayed on my social media newsfeeds daily. In plain words, I will no longer Like your selfies. You see, if you stop getting Likes … Continue reading For the Love of Selfies

The Global Perception of African-American Culture

What do you know about African American culture? What have you consistently seen in regard to how it has been presented to you throughout your life? Hip Hop, R&B, and Rap music that largely promotes all of the negative behavior that is only carried out by the most ignorant and superficial of us? African American … Continue reading The Global Perception of African-American Culture


There is only one thing that every single human being in the world has perfectly in common with all others, regardless of culture, gender, ethnicity, age, education level, disability, level of intelligence, or anything else that is unique to a particular individual. It also happens to be the most powerful force on the planet...capable of … Continue reading Belief


When a word is spoken or written, it is an act of creation. To speak or write is to invoke the innate power to share subjective thoughts and experiences with another being, and to initiate the process by which humans manifest their metaphysical thoughts in the material world. Until a thought is expressed through a … Continue reading Vibration

The Evolution of Feminism to Humanism

A few weeks ago, I had an online discussion with someone I have a lot of respect for, and who happens to identify with the term "feminist". I’ve done quite a bit of research on the ideology of feminism, along with the statistics and data surrounding rape, sexual assault, domestic abuse, child abuse, gender inequality … Continue reading The Evolution of Feminism to Humanism

Crying Me A River

I rarely find a celebrity deserving of our attention, but just a few weeks ago, this particular celebrity had a powerful impact on a humanitarian issue that's close to my heart. If you happen to be a fan, I think you need to read this. If you aren't a fan, you'll appreciate it even more. … Continue reading Crying Me A River