It took three years to return to Jamaica, after completing the MBA at the University of the West Indies. Why? Life. My first priority was getting a job. I needed to make a transition into the work world again, because I had resigned from my first job. I needed to find a home, and settle … Continue reading Exploring Opportunities In Jamaica
It's easy to become fixated with making schedules, but it's much easier to stay calm and let everything fall into place. When I am still, the things my heart truly desires, come right to me. I hear God's voice whispering...this is the way. This morning I woke up early anticipating my first radio interview. I was going … Continue reading Finding Stillness In Jamaica
Jamaica has gone through tumultuous times; Enslaved Africans worked the Sugar Plantation under British rule. But the Maroons (free Africans) served as a thorn in the British side, forcing an agreement when the two groups came to stalemates in the wars that ensued.
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I decided to stop at Devon House this past Friday at mid-day, as I was about to walk by it to take a taxi back to campus. I was travelling with my course text-book and thought, how different it would be to sit and read in a garden. I picked a solitary spot where unoccupied benches were gathered, then took a moment to gaze around. Perfectly manicured trees and grass everywhere just slowed my heartbeat to match the calm rhythm of nature around me. I began to contemplate about how nice it would be to have my very own future backyard look this way.
It’s not easy taking this MBA program, but living on a tropical island balances everything.
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Following my heart, in the Land I Love, turned out to be a good decision. I celebrated Independence Day at the annual gala held at the National Stadium. I stared in awe at the numerous performances; including shows about Jamaicans fighting for freedom. Now, I am charged to be optimistic about a brighter, more united future for my Jamaica, the land I love.