Dominique’s Quarantine Journal #8

I didn’t walk 10,000 steps yesterday. It was just the third day since I started the 10K steps challenge. Even though I’ve been walking 10,000 steps, I have only lost 3 pounds. At one point, i felt like I’ve been walking in vain. Then it occurred to me while listening to others…. I should focus…

Dominique’s Quarantine Journal #6: Correction-19

Bishop T. D. Jakes told Oprah that “COVID-19 should be changed to Correction-19.” I hollered “Yes!” Then I started reflecting on what it corrected. I made a list. You should too. I won’t go over mine in detail. But I will share that I have a list of things I took for granted. I realized…

Dominique’s Quarantine Journal #5

I’m scared for the religious community. The saints are a little too eager to reassemble. Before I go too deep into this rant, please note that I’m in deep and continuous prayer for churches, preachers and parishioners. I don’t want folks say “you need to just pray.” I am. What concerns me is that, like…

Dominique’s Quarantine Journal #3

Sometimes I get discouraged. I been begging folks, gathering folks, and organizing stuff since I was a little boy. No matter how skilled you become at something, you can still be unsatisfied, under appreciated and unsuccessful. Public validation or compliments don’t fill the void when you are doing it for the right reason. I want…

Dominique’s Quarantine Journal #2

Have I been disrespecting Saturday? I woke up this morning to a cool breeze from the window. I hear birds chirping and very sweet silence. Quarantine has a way of making a Saturday feel like a Saturday. My first thought was “I’ll just do this all day!” Then, I remembered my quarantine commitment! “Make it…

Dominique’s Quarantine Journal #1

This is a rant about how I’m experiencing God, Church, work, school and social life in the age of COVID-19. This is my honest thoughts. I needed to just write to get in a better place after a hard week. Before I begin, let me just note that this is not meant to read as…

New Podcast: Quarantine Catch-up with Amanda Langston Barnett

Click here to listen! It’s the QUARANTINE CATCH-UP with Amanda Langston Barnett! Amanda is my BFF from College! She knows some of my less-than-clean secrets! We became friends in 1999 during our freshman year at the University of Oregon. We have been rockin’ ever since! Amanda recently finished her master’s degree and mothers 5 beautiful…

New Podcast Episode: Do Not Obsess

Check out my podcast –> Apple Podcast / Anchor / Google Podcasts / Spotify About this episode: Obsession has made life during a pandemic even more difficult! This episode aims to serve as a reminder that obsessing over “it” is bad for your health and blocks us from the blessings that come with this season….

Wall Street Journal Notes for March 11, 2020

The Trump administration is looking at a tax filing extension as a part of an economic stimulus package. This would be available for most Americans and small business owners. Princess cruise ships cancels all trips for two months and will cut some of their current cruises short. Trump put a 30-day ban on travel to…

WSJ Note for 3/7/20

I’m upgrading my daily notes for The Wall Street Journal! Here are the notes for Saturday, March 7, 2020: Would you pay $24,000 for kitchen knife? Maybe you wouldn’t but there is an active WAITIG LIST for a Bob Kramer knife. Facebook said “no sir” to Trump, who, according to them, posted an add that…

Today’s Wall Street Journal Notes

I try to read The Wall Street Journal everyday to share on my blog, Facebook page and LinkedIn. However, I fail! 🙏🏾 You’re in luck, today! God opened up some time! Check out these updates: Yup! Markets spike as a result of Biden wins. A new trajectory = Nee hope for the economy. Health care…