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"And if we know that he hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have what we asked of him."-1 John 5:15 I woke up this morning to a text said, "Mrs. Jessie passed this morning." My heart sunk at that moment. It was a weird mix of feelings that consisted of shock, sadness,... Continue Reading →
The day my prayers were answered, my dreams became reality. Hi, Everyone! First of all, Happy New Year! I have been gone for some time now, but I want to get back in the habit of blogging. I am currently in the process of changing the name from Polished Melanin to Gracefully Dom. Blogging is... Continue Reading →
Just felt inspired to write today. First of all, I hope that you all had a good week! Sometimes in my life, I feel that I am just going through the motions. I work hard and with everything that I do, I do it from the heart-whether it is marriage, friendships, work ethic, school, mothering,... Continue Reading →
Hi, Everyone! Summer 17' Graduate school is finally coming to a close! [12-16-17] I am still in the process of completing my 600-hour internship, and so far it has been going well. If anyone told you that being successful is a walk in the park, they are not successful. Success for me has been challenging... Continue Reading →
Hi, Everyone! I hope that you all have been doing well! I apologize for being an absent blogger. This semester is by far, the hardest out of my two years of graduate school! I have 4 more weeks of summer semester left and I will be free! I have been a bit overwhelmed with balance (which... Continue Reading →
Hey Loves! I hope that everyone is having a great weekend! I am a true foodie! I love exploring foods and trying new things. So... as you all have requested, I am posting my first at home, go-to meal. For all of my Mexican-food lovers, this is a step away from true Mexican food but close... Continue Reading →
"Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly into another's skin, another's voice, another's soul."-Joyce Carol Oates All purchased from Amazon. These were some of the Amazon book recommendations based upon my previous purchases, so out of the many, I chose to add these to my summer reading list.
Hi Everyone! As some of you have requested, I am sharing my organizing tips! Being a mom, wife, having a full-time job, being a full-time graduate student, having a social life, all while trying to make sure that I am balancing my time appropriately and taking care of my well-being, can get hectic! ... Continue Reading →
Hi Everyone! So... I've been on a little hiatus. Work has been stressing me to the core, so I have been exhausted mentally. However, blogging gives me such a great feeling, so it's my go-to when I need a pick-me-up. I hope that you all have been doing well! I wanted to share my weekend... Continue Reading →