Growing up some of my best memories involve summer holidays in my mother’s hometown. She was raised in a small town in the low-country of South Carolina. There were stretches of farm land filled with crops. Rows of soybeans, peanuts, strawberries, and corn grew along two-lane highways. I spent my formative years with my grandparents […]Read More Faith, Hope, Love & Family
Close your eyes and think back to when you were 8 years old. Yes I know, it takes me a minute to remember too! Now tell me what was one of your favorite memories? Mine is going to Baskin-Robbins with my parents.Read More Baskin-Robbins, Chocolate Chip & Me
Just as each new year begins I am so determined to give followers up to date content on a regular basis but then I fizzle out. I can blame it on life but life has enough blamed on it. Me not making blog posts should not be one of the things for which life should be accused.Read More I AM STILL HERE…
Spread your wings and prepare to fly For you have become a butterfly — Mariah Carey If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re not Mariah Carey but yet we have something in common with MiMi besides our love of good lighting. We’ve wanted to break free of our past to become the best […]Read More Excuse me, but can I get a bigger cocoon?
Two days into 2018 it is back to business as usual for most. Like years prior there will be packed gyms. Sells in workout gear will increase as well as salad consumption. But my question is why? Just because it is a new year doesn’t mean you have to remake yourself. Rather than jumping headfirst […]Read More Rethinking Resolutions
7 years ago today, PaisleyPerspective was launched. It has since gone through various iterations and just last year a web design change. The purpose has always been to share insights and ideas that I have on life matters as well as things important to me. I have wavered in being consistent with my posts but […]Read More PaisleyPerspective Turns 7!
Today is the first day of Kwanzaa. “Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community, and culture.”(1) Kwanzaa is not a religious tradition. Kwanza begins on December 26th and ends on January 1st. “It was created in 1966 by Dr. Mualana Karenga, professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach.”(2)Read More What is Kwanzaa?
Initially, I wasn’t going to make a special post. However, I’m a Christian and Christmas is one of my holy days. I’m well aware there are many who have different or no religious beliefs. I respect those who have separate beliefs. Now with all that blah blah I say to you MERRY CHRISTMAS to you […]Read More Merry Christmas
I am going to take a minute here and provide some advice. Touching another individual, displaying your genitalia, or making comments of sexual nature are all inappropriate. Especially if you are in a position of power and can influence the other persons livelihood. [read the full blog for more]Read More Bad Behavior
December 1st begins the season of Advent. Advent is a time of anticipation for Christians. Awaiting the arrival of December 25th Christmas Day is done around the globe. This holiday is not restricted to one nation or culture, it spreads across all continents and people. There is belief by many including myself that Jesus Christ […]Read More Anticipation