Hang In There

Does it ever seem like the people around you can get away with certain things but if you were to try it, God would not allow you rest. You just cannot try it.. Those are seeds on the inside, bearing witness to your uniqueness. You are not ordinary. This uniqueness on your inside serves a…

How to Guard Against Writing Anxiety and Likeability

This is a sequel to my last post: Writing Anxiety and Likeability. If you haven’t read it, please do. It will provide context and a sort of perspective for this post. Here are some tips to help you guard against writing anxiety and likeability 1. Locate your writing voiceWhen you read Chimamanda Ngozi-Adichie’s writings, what…

Creativity

Recently, I started to think really deeply about the term ‘creativity’ and here are my summations: Creativity is the activity of creating. Bringing practical reality to ideas that were confined to the mind. Calling those things that are not as if they were and bringing them to life. Creativity is not meant for some hallowed…