June fireflies: A sleep story.

It’s June! Summer is almost here! Although I’m not thrilled about the heat, I am thrilled about a new sleep story! June’s sleep story is titled “June Fireflies.” My daughter and I spotted some fireflies the other night as we were coming home and I got excited like a little kid. Fireflies definitely gives me…

A bad morning doesn’t have to end with a bad day.

Your response sets the mood for your day. Remaining hopeful, optimistic, prayerful, and faithful can make a difference in the outcome of your day. When things are out of your control, let go and let God. When your day begins with difficulties, don’t go through the day saying that you’re having a bad day. Say,…

Love and success: A short story. Part 6

Part 6: The finale The next day came quickly, and it was Jessica and Joe’s last day to have a final date with each other, before choosing the person they “love.” Both me and Aaron were a bit nervous. Aaron already has plenty of money, so winning the money wasn’t a big thing to him,…

Love and success: A short story. Part 5 

Part five: Egg bagel and red eye The next morning I woke up and showered and brushed my teeth. I put some curl pudding on my natural hair and brushed through it. “Girl your curls are poppin’, I said, while looking in the mirror at my natural twenty inch coils.  It was going to be…

Love and success: A short story. Part 4

Part four: Not everything’s a game The Sunday after I’d returned home, I asked my mom if she’d come to church with me. “I don’t have to go to church to have a relationship with God. I’ve had a relationship with God for years, but if you feel like church is best for you, then…

Love and success: A short story. Part 3 

Part three: Too much sauce Joseph and I went on a date to revamp his wardrobe, so that he could impress Cindy Chu and Jessica Arnold. I took him to Nordstrom, but after he saw the prices, he insisted we go elsewhere. I told him that we could go elsewhere, if he tried on a…

Love and Success: A short story. Part 2 

Part two: Let the games begin. Three months after me and Arden broke up, I was chosen to be a part of the reality show, “Love and Success.” I was surprised when I received the phone call, because I’d applied on the final casting date, which was two weeks ago.  Filming began on Good Friday….