Posts tagged reflection
Are you waiting on tragedy?

Thoughts of what we should do seem to linger in our heads.  But why does it take an act of God for us to move on it. 

In my previous job I knew that it wasn’t the career for me.  I recognized that I needed to part ways but I became comfortable in my misery.  I wanted more.  It wasn’t until I was fired that I was forced to search for happiness in my life.

My health was never a concern for me.  French fries, chicken nuggets and pizza were my diet.  I knew that I needed to change my lifestyle because of the health conditions that plagued my family.   But how can you resist Chick fi la and Domino's (ESPECIALLY now that their large pizzas are only 7.99).  It took the untimely death of my Uncle, and my brother’s medical stare to lead me to take my health seriously.

….and don’t even get me started on relationships (I’ll save that for a later date).

Life has a way of placing us on a roller-coaster filled with twist and turns.  We never expect to receive this, it just happens.  And when it does it shows us life through another pair of lenses.  A new point of view.  What we once pondered about must happen, no longer waiting, fear doesn’t matter, push ego out the way, life is too short and we must act NOW!

You live life with NO LIMITS!

But why do we have to be forced? What would happen if you just acted on it and life didn’t have to pull your teeth to get it done?

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Shut yo mouth, listen, and move! The Year of 26

Another year. 

The Big 27!

Yep that’s right, we have made it to another J-Day! (J-Day: {noun} The day that the world celebrates Piccola Hill, having her youngest child; Jasamine Hill; also referred to as……MY BIRTHDAY).  As the days drew near, I was really thinking about the theme of 26.  I mean so much had happened within the last year. 

I became overwhelmed by emotion, but upon initial thought there wasn’t anything that stood out to me.  Just this time last year; I was sitting with a computer full of articles, a finished website but scared to death to push publish. 

Almost a year later, I have a growing blog, started a podcast, a reading Facebook group (have you joined 50 shades of melanin?), guest blogging for several websites, and in the works on my first book.  So much had happened and I had no idea on where to begin. 

Well, that was until I was telling my co-worker that I was instead going to write about how I made my birthday a national holiday.  

(…buuuuut I’ma still do it, make sure to check your email).  After we talked about themes; she says to me “Jas this year it just seems as if things fell in place for you….”

YO! There it was!

I cut the rest of the conversation and ran half way around the building back to my desk to grab my pen and paper.  The theme of the year had been revealed to me!

This last year, I felt like Chance the Rapper, blessings were falling in my lap.  The right opportunities came at the perfect time.  People that could push me and my vision just seem to pop up.


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