Martina McGowan made a brave decision at an early age to be true to herself, and in that moment, she changed the course of her life. You can change the course of your life too. You begin by knowing who you are.
“If you know who you are, no one can define you.
If you know what you stand for, no one can distort you.”
~ Lolly Daskal
Perhaps it is because February is Black History Month that I am suddenly reminded of this story.
I am a native Yankee. My parents, grandparents, etc are all from the South. My great-grandfather was a freed slave.
We often travelled through the deep South visiting relatives who had not moved northward in the great migration seeking better lives.
So, as a small child, Continue reading