No regrets. I’ve taken my lesson. A million voices could have pointed me in the right direction, but it didn’t matter. Some lessons are only made permanent when the bees sting you in every pore. When your burned hand blisters. When you run out of gas on the freeway. When your flirtatious charm has been
Trust. How is that possible? To believe that someone is who they appear to be, who they claim to be, and who I feel they are. I’ve been disappointed. I looked another human being in their face and did not believe they could disappoint me. How do we trust when we are all human and
The way I talk is better than the way you talk. The way my environment has molded me to speak is simply better than the way your environment has molded you to speak. Yes, we are all equal and our differences make us beautiful. And that’s all really nice. But you have to talk like
A M A Z I N G U N I V E R S I T Y B O O K S P R E S E N T S Jazzmin Smith, a young author, who was 18 years old when she became intrigued by the idea that smiles lead the pathway to healing. This
In order to achieve great things, you have to take great risk. It’s easy to get accustomed to the repetition in our day-to-day lives. The self-discipline of consistency is always to be rewarded but with the compliment of being a risk taker, a humble journey can blossom into a success story even better than you
The only thing that stops us from being great is ourselves. We have the power to change everything around us. So why don’t we do it? Because sometimes we procrastinate, focus on other things, or simply don’t believe we can. If we focus most of our energy on our dreams, they will come to past.
“No reason to have a plan B, because it distracts from plan A.” This is a quote by Will Smith. Most of us have a plan B. I went to college thinking I was working on my just in case resume. But I left college grateful that I could use what I’ve learned to accomplish
SUICIDE: A message too important to be missed 2011 brings a new year. But in 2010 I lost a friend to suicide. I didn’t have many close friends when I stepped on campus as a freshman but it wasn’t long when I met three of his best friends—all girls who had known him for years
The Courage to be a “GOOD BIG SISTER”-My Mini Series Part 1 You may not have thought about it this way—but you have the power to change a generation of people. And I say that in complete confidence. I say that with a straight back and high head with a beautiful dream in my eyes.