Hell and NO water!

Welcome to another fresh start Monday, where we change the narrative… Today, we take the opportunity to share some encouragement, particularly for those who have been having a hard time.  I grew up hearing the phrase ‘come hell or high water’, when there is a resolve within that this is the standard. So, I wouldContinue reading “Hell and NO water!”

Failure: truth or myth?

Failure as defined by the oxford dictionary speaks to a lack or omission of an expected or required action or the lack of success. Yet there are those who believe failure is a part of our life’s journey and even our purpose journey. But what’s of utmost importance right now is what do we believeContinue reading “Failure: truth or myth?”

Grow into it!

Welcome to another Fresh Start Monday, where we change the narrative… Today we will look at growing into it. Growth speaks to increasing in size, whether it is vertically, horizontally or diagonally. Growing up in Jamaica in the 1990’s and earlier, many children grew fondly familiar with the term “you’ll grow into it”. Many ofContinue reading “Grow into it!”

In the Middle

Have you ever started a journey and at some point, along the way your will to continue wavered? You start saying to yourself, it is too difficult to move on? Now you find yourself in the middle of your transition, the process has started, but not yet completed. Being in the middle can be anContinue reading “In the Middle”


Welcome to another Fresh Start Monday, where we change the narrative… In challenging times, it can be hard for us to discern our season, to make the right decisions at crossroads, to be true to ourselves in all the noise around us and to navigate the shades of gray within which we often find ourselves.Continue reading “Anchored?”

Shades of Gray

Welcome to another Fresh Start Monday, where we change the narrative… Many of us grew up learning to look at situations as black or white, thinking it’s either this way or that way. We didn’t learn much about the ‘in betweens’, today I will call those shades of gray. We learn of specific destinations andContinue reading “Shades of Gray”

Even in the noise…

Welcome to another Fresh Start Monday, where we change the narrative… the world has become the noisiest I’ve seen it in my experience, so much is happening. Nevertheless, it is important that we stay true to ourselves throughout our journey. When I hear the word noise, immediately I remember the communication model that describes everythingContinue reading “Even in the noise…”

Oh, to be a Leah!

One of the earliest love triangles recorded is that of Leah, Rachel and Jacob. Having deceived his father and stealing his brother’s birth right with the help of his mother, Jacob had to run away from home. He went to his mother’s relatives to seek refuge; there he saw Rachel and fell madly in loveContinue reading “Oh, to be a Leah!”


Welcome to another Fresh Start Monday, where we change the narrative. Today we will be looking at seasons. A season may be thought of a cluster of time marked by specific weather patterns and daylight hours. You may be wondering, what does this have to do with our purpose journey? As we experience different seasonsContinue reading “Seasons”


As we continue on our purpose journey, we will get to crossroads. Those are turning points in our journey where we must make critical decisions. Do we go back to the familiar place where our growth has reached its limit, do we go forward into the unknown where our growth is capped only by theContinue reading “Crossroads”