It’s My Fault

“When God gives you a vision, you must set boundaries.”  This was the first message I heard after arriving in California for the first time in March 2018. They are also the words that inspired my blog post, Protect Your Space – a letter and declaration for me to set boundaries to safeguard my physical…

God is My Bridge

Where are you going!? What about your PhD?! These were (and continue to be) the first two responses I receive after telling people I resigned from my position with Maryland Made Terps. And though I appreciate the eagerness, fervor, and curiosity – these questions revealed something more significant to me. As a community, we often look…

Do Not Disturb.

If you met me over the last year, there’s a 40% chance I yelled “this is my song!,” while listening to music when we were talking. Sound high? Probably, but it’s true. After Spotify released its 2018 wrapped information, I saw numerous posts about people’s personalized statistics. Most people listened to music anywhere between 9,000…