The Credit Game

Let’s get right to it: If you live in the United States of America (the U.S.) you know about having a credit score. Simply put, the credit score thing is a game. Learn its rules! Credit is not something that we have all around the world. I don’t know how many countries’ financial world works,…

An Unlikely Meeting

While swimming in open waters, immersed in a world set a 1000 years from now, the Princess was happy to be alive. Being a princess sounded fancy, but most people didn’t know of the physical, mental, and emotional battles the Princess fought figuratively and in actuality. Most people didn’t see the scars she kept so…

Sophia Who? An interview with Tes Silverman

Sometime around this past February, after the publication of Sofi’s Short Stories, I was approached about being interviewed for a phenomenal podcast, r(E)volutionary Woman. That episode aired today! Tes Silverman is the artist behind the scenes and founder of r(E)volutionary Woman. She interviews women from around the world to ask them about the amazing things…

Who Said? She Said! (Perspective)

The more you learn your lessons, the less you feel the losses; not because the opportunities won’t be there, but because your perspective will have changed. Who said? Sophia Neghesti-Johnson said.

Who Said? She Said!

“Konokono ndiyo anabeba nyumba” (Translation: The snail carries its home; (inferred: humans don’t carry theirs”) Who said? Bibi Fatma said.

Who Said? She Said! (Stankolada)

She said: “Pineapple and coconut are great together but not in the form of funk!” Who said? Yomi (7yrs old) said. (In reference to a deodorant 🤣)

Who Said? She Said! (Art & Soul)

She said: “God is such a Painter. To remove art from schools is like removing soul from humanity.” Who said? Sophia Zarina Neghesti-Johnson said.

The Active Realization of Self

N.B. I have used the word realize ample times. I’ve done so with thought. 🙏🏽 When we lack self confidence, and we keep commenting, silently, jokingly, or otherwise, on how out of shape we look, and how we aren’t that beautiful… we are too this and not enough of that…when we are at this …,…

A Dive Within

Sitting down to meditate is a daily activity I strive and hope to achieve, but one that isn’t always possible. So in comes being in a meditative state. This does not mean walking around in a daze, but to live in the waking world while being purposefully conscious of our spiritual journey, and with the…