Expectations pt. 2

When I was a kid, I grew up watching Disney movies and believing in fairy tales and happy endings. I believed that everything worked out in the end because they were supposed to, and that people kept the promises they made. I believed in the good in people. I always saw the light. … More Expectations pt. 2


Insecure: (Merriam Webster) Not confident about yourself or your ability to do things well: nervous and uncomfortable. (Urban Dictionary) Someone who insults others to hide their own weaknesses. From time to time, we all struggle with some sort of insecurity. These insecurities can range anywhere from weight, to personal appearance, all the way to job performance and … More Insecure


Signs: (Merriam Webster) Something (such as an action or event) which shows that something else exists, is true, or will happen. (Urban Dictionary) Signs are actions a person does/says to subtly indicate to another that they are interested in them, be it romantically or sexually. Life is really just a question of reading the signs. How often … More Signs


  Ebonics: (Merriam Webster) Black English. (Urban Dictionary) Ebonics is the language of African-American Ancestry, struggle, pain, intelligence, love, mercy, understanding, survival, resistance, and enjoyment. Ebonics, represents that warm place in the hearts of many of us African-Americans, when we think about our Ancestors, who could not speak nor understand English, but struggled to speak a language … More Ebonics


  Question: (Merriam Webster) A sentence, phrase, or word that asks for information or is used to test someone’s knowledge. (Urban Dictionary) Used in the beginning of a sentence when a person is either lost or confused. Where would we be in life if we didn’t ask questions? How would we learn anything? Gain a sense of … More Question


Humble: (Merriam Webster) Not proud or assertive. (Urban Dictionary) An admirable quality that not many people possess. It means that a person may have accomplished a lot, or be a lot but doesn’t feel it is necessary to advertise or brag about it. We all have “that friend” or know a person that ALWAYS brags … More Humble


Patience: (Merriam Webster) Having little or no importance or significance. (Urban Dictionary) The ability to stand (without complaining) long periods of hardship, boredom, being with parents or other difficult individuals, or being at a place you rather would like to leave. Often classified as a requirement for raising children, a relationship, learning, life, achieving anything, … More Patience


Accountability: (Merriam Webster) An obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one’s actions. (Urban Dictionary) A word lacking a definite meaning. Often used in conjunction with words, “regulation”, “greed”, and “oversight” (all of which have equally vague definitions) on major news networks to elicit emotional responses from their brain-dead viewers. Accountability. Why … More Accountability


  Resentment: (Merriam- Webster) A feeling of anger or displeasure about someone or something unfair. (Urban Dictionary) When you take the poison and expect someone else to die. If someone you were close to constantly asked you to do something that you felt was unfair, that would make you feel some type of way right? … More Resentment