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post title background Pledge to Love You … by Using Your Gift

As I’ve continued to reflect on the inspiration behind my latest song “Pledge to Love You” this month, I’ve been thinking about ways I help people discover their gifts. I do my best to motivate and inspire, because I want people to take the steps to move forward with their dreams. Still, I understand that sometimes we just get caught up with life and the daily routine. We have to pay our bills, take care of our kids and significant others, and, of course, take care of ourselves! While these tasks are all just a necessary part of the “daily … Continue reading »

post title background Pledge to Love You … by Living from Your Heart

Here’s an idea I try my best to live by: It’s not about what you do, but why you do it. And I’ve been thinking about this concept a lot as I offer up my latest song “Pledge to Love You” and consider how it applies to our careers and our life’s work. If your “dream job” comes from the heart and also embodies your life’s purpose, you will be fulfilled and feel gratified while doing this job. When you think about your own “dream job,” consider this: Would you do it even if you did not get paid for … Continue reading »

post title background Making a “Pledge to Love You”

As we nestle into the heart of wedding season, my team and I decided that putting out “Pledge to Love You” — the second song from my Spirit of Oya album — would be a great idea. And this got me thinking about this particular song and what inspired me to write it. When other people hear this song, they think of a beautiful wedding song, one that commemorates the loving commitment they make to the man or woman of their dreams. While that is definitely a big part of what was in my heart when I was writing the … Continue reading »