I’m a phenomenal woman because I’ve learned from the most phenomenal women in the world. You may not know there name but when you learn mine you will see them. I will tell you more in later posts. Each of these women deserve their own … Continue reading Inspirational and Phenomenal, Part 1
I should graduate from my doctoral program May 2018; but there’s so many changes that will happen before that day.
Health, illness has caused major delays in my original plans but I’ve made progress also. If you’ve read my posts, you know that I have endometriosis and I’ve known for awhile.
I had a dream to receive a PhD so that I could not only teach at the postsecondary level, but so I could help others reach their goals. Believe me when I say that I don’t believe you need fancy degrees to help people and you certainly don’t need a PhD; however, there are some levels of access that are denied to many without the fancy degrees.
My pursuit of this degree is not for reasons of vanity but lies in the fact that it inspires many. Many groups are still underrepresented in the halls of academia so it’s not shocking that some individuals from those groups feel that dreams of having fancy degrees are just that, dreams. I am and will always be a symbol that those dreams don’t have to remain dreams. I look to inspire at least one person to pursue her dreams.
I am representing many underrepresented groups…I think I can achieve my dream of obtaining this fancy degree I’m in pursuit of in spite of the seen and unseen obstacles in my way.
Often I have to encourage myself to keep going because it feels like an uphill battle…but in a little over one year this battle will be won and I’ll prepare for the next one.
I believe I can do this and that’s a major part of the battle.
Have you ever been so inspired by something that you simply had to share the moment with another person? I have. When I think of that intense inspiration I picture it as a flame. Take a moment to imagine with me a time when you … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Flames