December 30, 2017

Today, as 2017 comes near its end, I reflect on personal accomplishments, some goals attained, some not, and the ventures within this year.

One of the achievements I'm grateful for was being able to share a message of hope and purpose through the Oaks of...

November 26, 2017

I wrote this poem March 11, 2016 after relaxing at the house with my mom and she looked at me and stated,

"You're so graceful, you can marry a king." 

As grateful as I was for my mother seeing God's grace in me, and it is ALL God, step aw...

September 17, 2017

Oil on Canvas

24” X 36”

It took me years to accept that I was an artist. I felt unqualified. I felt like I didn't have enough teaching or experience. I felt like I had no right or stance within this community.

Well, I learned that these creative seeds were sown in me when...

July 2, 2017

For those who know me, know that I don't like colorless and "ugly-looking” places to dine or go out to. I'm very visual and like to be

surrounded by BEAUTIFUL things.

To put it into perspective, if we were going out and you asked me to choose between either great food o...

June 3, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I know it's been a while.

I have been working on some projects that include making these beautiful fundraising bracelets for The Legacy Center ( It has been a wonderful, challenging and fulfilling ride...

Check 'em out.




April 15, 2017



I broke

3-hour cry fest




Feel nothing change




Knowing God is in control

Yet, what’s this?

An ax to my sail

Hole in my boat

One that I have spent years crafting

Assuring my safety

Now sinking

I struggle

Must keep it afloa...

March 31, 2017

See that graceful and poised taina-looking woman there? That is my maternal great-grandmother, Tata. In the picture on the left, she was carrying my grandfather in her womb. The image on the right depicts a steadfast woman of character-wise, perseverant and rooted in h...

March 16, 2017

About 4 years ago, I remember being in church one Sunday and Pastor Durso said you should be ready to share your story at any moment. I was so scared and dreaded ever being asked to share my story because I thought, “I don’t have an amazing story of being set free from...

March 15, 2017

Hi and thank you for stopping by. I appreciate your time and hope you are encouraged as we share here.

For those who don’t know me. I’m Adrienne, named after an actress my father was in love with in the 70s, Adrienne Barbeau. It was either that or Cyd Charisse, one of m...

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