Inspiration: What Inspires You To Look Within

I’ve been thinking a lot about inspiration and it’s one of those things that…. Inspiration to me, leads you to know who you already are. It brings out your God-given gifts and talents.

Ever since I tuned into Ralph Tresvant Show Inside The Ride” I love the wisdom and advice he gives. It you haven’t tuned in, you’re missing out! Hurry up and get your ass inside the ride, LOL :). I’m kidding, but I’m serious 🙂

This is Ralph Tresvant on another level, when it comes to sharing his personality and his insight. You just don’t see artist do that in the public eye. Actually talking to their fans.

Other artist, you just hear from them, when their drop an album. Ralph is so not a celebrity or just what you hear in his music and on see on T.V. The man has a lot to say and share and I think it’s simply beautiful. On “Talk To Me Tuesdays” Ralph gives his fans the space and time to call in and share whats on their minds.

You can pretty much talk about anything and I do mean anything. To some it’s a way to get some type of mental stimulation and inspiration. If one can bring that to the show. It’s very intimate. Ralph wants to know, whats on his fans minds. He wants to connect mentally, bring people together, spark people’s minds.

Ubuntu is how he lives his life and where his heart is at. One of his words of wisdom, which I’ve heard him say before on past shows, is to recognize the gift that is already within you. When a young lady called in and asked him, how he feels about her writing about him and him being her inspiration. It was a good question to ask because he inspires me too.

His response, which I’m paraphrasing, is to recognize the gift that is already in you. It’s great to be an inspiration to others and he holds that position with great responsibility and love. But the key is to keep on doing what you are doing and to recognized that the power is within you.

Ralph has such a big heart and his humility will not let him take credit for anything. He appreciates it and he understands that God is using him and if he can continue to be that inspiration he will. But he doesn’t want people to make it about him and idolize him. Which he has reiterated because he is human and not perfect. A lot of things that he is involved with, he doesn’t make a big deal out of it.

Ralph moves in silence. He’s not boastful. Everything he does, does not need to be mentioned on air or on social media. I love the way he moves, because some of us want applause for everything. That’s feeding your ego. A lot of times we attach our inspiration and goals to someone or something and we think that if we don’t have that, that all inspiration is lost.

We come in the name of said name as if they are Jesus! What is the intent? Really?!

That is so not true. The key is not to make it about that thing or person all the time. You can be inspired by them, but it is not all about them. The power is within you. I was listening to what some of the callers were saying and it made me think, that when it comes to goals and being proactive and doing certain things in the community or making a difference in the world.

That some of these things should be done on your own. No recognition needed. Because you want to make a change. You don’t need a public figure to say move on this. Go help with this or that. It should be a given. Because when you make it about someone, it kind of loses the authenticity, the main focus and idea of what you are trying to accomplish.

The thing is not to idolize someone and only make moves because, a public figure said to do so. Find out on your own and go do it. Because when you do it on your own and not make it about them. If flows better. Artist or anyone can spark something in your mind. But it makes me think that if certain artist don’t say do this and that, were you ever going to do it in the first place? Did you have to wait all these years to do it?

Do like what Michael Jackson said, start with the man in the mirror. If you really want to make a change. All you have to do is go within. This inspiration was there, the moment you came into the world. You were already blessed with a gift and its great if others can help you remember that gift when inspiration is lost. If you are a creative, especially if you create any kind of art.

It is hard to find inspiration but even if you are not in a creative field. We are all creators no matter what we do. God created us in his image so therefore we are creators. We just forgot that some where along the way and we need each other, so that we can be reminded if we forget at a moment in our lives. But its how we see ourselves. If you see something in someone, point it out. Encourage them. Their light and gift should not be a threat to you.

I’ll leave you with this, which is what he said on his show, “the only person you should be submissive to is God. Worship him, do all things in his name. Not mine. Follow your own path, do what you have to do, don’t try to follow someone else’s way of living and thinking. Don’t try to be seen a certain way in someone else’s eyes. What matters is if you are pleasing God and yourself and not man. 

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SongVersations: “The Lady In My Life” Feat. Steven Russell Harts And Allen McNeil

Here I am scrolling on social media and I see that one of my favorite classics, “The Lady In My Life” by the legendary Michael Jackson was remade by Pasadena’s finest.

Steven Russell Hearts and Allen McNeil, of the Legendary R&B group Troop. My, my, my…. You guys went there, and I’m glad you went there and continue to keep going there..

That’s what it’s all about…. The music. That’s what it should always be about…. Love, music, brotherhood. What else matters?!!

Without music how would this world be? Your gift is your gift is to share with the world. Well, It’s about time 🙂 got dammit!! LOL. Hell took y’all so long, lol.

One thing I like is good music and after TROOP being in the industry for 30+ years, it seems like it was just yesterday when you heard another classic remake. “All I do Is Think Of You”. Sung again by TROOP, was just playing on the airwaves. And what about “Mamacita” Damn, I miss these times….

And here they are doing it again. Taking us back when music meant something. Because I have no clue what’s going on in the industry today. I feel sorry for our youth and this so-called music they have to grow up on. I must say they do Michael Jackson justice, on all levels and I am sure he is in heaven smiling…..

And very well pleased as I’m sure you all are. Not everybody can do an MJ song and get away with it. Fans have been waiting on the two of you for a minute now. Waiting on the two of you to be the next K-ci and Jojo. And now the wait is finally over. With this remake, you can hear the two distinctive voices apart from one another.

While still staying in the melodic rhythm. There’s no confusions if you listen closely and have a good ear for music. Those same sensual emotions, that energy, Michael Jackson made you feel, when he sang this song was captured in this song. If you wanna be taken down memory lane, when music was good, when music made you feel.

Then support real music, by artist who can really sing. The artist you love are still around and they need to know that real music matters, to real people and real fans. Lets get back to romance and love… Download “The Lady In My Life.” You will not regret it!!!

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SongVersations: “POISON” By Bell, Biv, DeVoe

“That girl is poison…. Never trust a big butt and a smile that girl is poison. If I were you, I’d take precaution, before I step to meet a fly girl.”

Isn’t that what Bell, Biv, DeVoe warned men about? Don’t trust a woman who is attractive with a nice body. Lets really think about these lyrics for a minute, shall we….

This song was the theme for a lot of men, whether they were in the industry or not. To never trust a beautiful woman and if she has a nice body, forget it, she’s POISON, LOL…. She’ll break your heart, take all your money and trap you. Although I love BBD and I like this song to dance to, I really paid attention to the lyrics when it first came out in 1990.

Lyrics are everything to me as I am very conscious as to what I watch and listen to. I already know that they were speaking their truth and experience (especially in the music industry) and what better way to convey that is through music. We all heard the song “ N.E. Heartbreak” It is very hard for these men in this industry to find a woman who is down for them. Once you’re in the public eye, you are leery of everyone that comes into your space.

Regardless of what society thinks, artist do not have it all. It’s easy to get it twisted and think because the cameras are rolling, that these artist that we love have everything, when in fact it is very isolating at the top. You may not have changed but the people around you do. As trusting as you would like to be, its hard. You trust the wrong person and if it doesn’t work out forget it. Artist have to protect themselves in ways that other people who are not in the industry, don’t really have to think about on a daily basis.

Your whole world changes once people know who you are. When I heard this song, I automatically knew that these men got burned by a ‘beautiful’ woman or several. And I’m pretty sure a lot of men in this world have. Some women know their attractive and use their looks to trap a man and get what they want. A woman is a man’s weakness. A lot of men will overlook things, simply because a woman is attractive. Next thing you know, they get caught up and this beautiful woman is making their life a living hell.

Now they don’t trust any woman that’s attractive because in their mind she’s Poison. I’ve heard comedians joke about not wanting an attractive woman, because beautiful women are too much of a headache, lol. They cause problems. They want an average woman, whatever that means. A woman that doesn’t cause to much attention. This song made me really observe how society treats what they consider “attractive or beautiful” people.

My question for you is, what is beautiful? To me what makes a person beautiful is their soul, who they are on the inside. All the things that make them real and vulnerable. Not what they have or what they do for a living.

There’s nothing wrong with wanting someone who is easy on the eyes. That’s the first thing you notice. I do however notice that when people find you attractive, from both sexes, there is this negative stigma attached to it. You see it all the time in the movies and in television. A beautiful woman or handsome man snaps. An attractive person always has issues. They can’t find love, they have low self-esteem and they are just a nut case.

If you’re married or dating an attractive person issues come up. You think they are cheating. Because every one is staring at your significant other admiring how attractive they are. It makes one feel insecure then you become more possessive, wanting your mate to tone down who they are for you. When people find you attractive, you’re idolized. You’re perfect in their eyes. Attractive people can do no wrong. Thats what they want us to believe.

I notice that whenever a man has a beautiful woman, he doesn’t know how to fully love and accept her for who she is on the inside or her mind. It takes a secure man to be able to be with a woman who is attractive and has a brain. Men and women get possessive over their significant other. Especially if you’re in the public eye and they feel everyone should back up off you.

What they fail to realized is that you are not a possession, you don’t belong to them. It’s very naive to think that your S.O. will never find another person attractive. Attractive people in the public eye, feel isolated. It can be a pretty lonely way to live. You never know why someone wants to be with you. It’s both a blessing and a curse. This is article is not a pity article for attractive people, you can’t help how you look.

It’s just an in-depth observation. When people notice that you find them attractive, that’s always going to be at the forefront of everything. Attractive people are bombarded with adulation. People think every attractive man or woman has many lovers and that is simply not the case. Why is it that we have these negative stigmas surrounded by our idea of beauty or what we deem to be attractive?

We automatically don’t trust them because they are attractive in our eyes. I know people who are beautiful on the inside and it reflects on the outside, that suffer from low self-esteem, depression and they don’t see themselves as attractive because of how people treat them. Everything is about their looks. Attractive people have to fight harder for people to see that they actually have a brain. They’re craving to be SEEN.

The intimacy they crave is being overshadowed by their looks. They feel they are never going to find love, so some settle just to have someone, even if it means that they are not treated well. To them, somebody is better than nobody. They simply do not love themselves enough to wait for the right person to accept them for who they are. Why is it so hard for people to look into someones soul and see that’s where their true beauty lies.

You have people who know they are attractive and they want the whole world to know it. They have no humility. I’ve been called names by people who think I’m a stuck up and they never had a conversation with me. I hear all the time from people, “Oh my God you’re so nice and sweet. I thought you was a bitch.” And I’m like why? This is all because of how I look. I simply do not see what people see when they look at me.

Anyone who knows me on a person level, knows I don’t like attention of any kind. I hear from men all the time, its hard to find a woman who is both beautiful on the inside as well as the outside and has a mind. Or all the qualities that they want in a woman. But when men find this kind of woman, they fail to know how to treat her. Especially if she’s in independent. Some men will try to make this kind of woman feel insecure, because of how he feels about himself. Instead of letting this woman evolve. He’ll try to hold her back and become possessive.

It takes a secure man to be with a woman who other men find attractive. Thank goodness for songs like  New Edition’s, “Sorry you’re not my kind of girl”. Which is one of my favorite songs by them. I love this song, because you don’t always hear men say things like in music. Songs like this just prove that just because you’re beautiful doesn’t mean, that I’m attracted to you. I need to get to know you first on a deeper level. There needs to be chemistry. Not everybody is blinded by beauty.

Songs like “Shop Around”  Lets you know, a man wants a well-rounded woman, that has something going for herself, as well as being attractive. You gotta bring more to the table than just your looks. Looks can only hold your attention but for so long. Dreams and goals are attractive. Have this for yourself, not for a man. Men are tired of carrying a woman. You gotta shop around and selective. I think BBD learned their lesson. They learned to look at more than just a big butt and a smile, LOL :). Hope you enjoyed!

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The Real Reason Why It’s Taking Long, To See Your Dreams Come To Fruition

So you have faith. You’re proactive. You believe in yourself. You work on your goals and dreams every day. You put in the time and effort and you say to yourself.

“Ok If I’m doing all of the above and waiting on God to make things happen in his timing. Then how come my dreams are not coming to fruition? Whats wrong, what am I not doing?”

You wanna know the real reason it’s taking so long to see your dreams come to fruition. It’s not because you don’t have faith or you don’t believe.

It’s not because you’re not working extremely hard on your goals everyday. Depending on what you want to do. If you’re like me and other creatives, you’re probably doing everything by yourself. Let me say that again so it can marinate……. You’re probably doing everything by yourself.

Have you ever thought to yourself, where is my support system? Have you taken a good look at the people in your life. Do the people in your life know what you want to do? Are they supporting you or are they bringing you down. We all need a support system and people who believe in our dreams and passions just as much as we do.

A support system holds you accountable. Is there’s anybody in your life, holding you accountable for anything? Do they believe as much as you believe? Do they know people that they can introduce you to? Are they spreading the word about your work, to others or even looking into things for you? If you’re taking to long to answer and think about these questions then the answer is NO.

Sure you can do a lot of things on your own and struggle. We all can but the question is do you really want to? No, you don’t. It’s easy for people who don’t create to tell other creative people, you have to do this for yourself and don’t wait on anybody. I’m not one to wait on anyone. But the truth of the matter is you need people. Especially if you are trying to get into a creative field.

I see creative people struggle all the time to get some type of buzz going. I see how tirelessly they work to see their dreams come to fruition. Connections…..Connections….Connections…. Thats what it boils down to and other creative minds working together. I love to see other artist mentor other artist and not be selfish with their gifts and talents.

When you’re a creative person, its hard to break into a creative field without knowing anybody, then if you do meet people. You never know what they want from you. I’ve met a few people in the entertainment industry. But I have never been successful with working with the opposite sex in this business, because they have other stuff on their minds when they meet me.

It made me lose my faith for a little while when it came to this business, because these have been artist that I truly admire and really wanted to work for. The problem is not you so please omit that out of your head. It’s your lack of support and connections. This is why I have so much appreciation for people who work behind the scenes in film and television or any other media outlet.

Because it takes a team of people working together to bring you that 20 minute or 2 hour footage you see. The director didn’t do it by himself, he/she had a whole crew of people working together behind the scenes. I ask myself, why are people so selfish to help one another in this business? Helping others helps us too! If someone made a way for you and helped make your dreams come true.

Then why can’t we do that for someone else, who’s really hungry and willing to work for it. Do we always have to get something in return. Why are some artist focused on money and what they can get instead of truly helping someone out. I hope the world changes soon because you have a lot of creative minds out there. You have a lot of people who want to change and inspire the world. They just need a chance!

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Congratulations New Edition, On Your BET Lifetime Achievement Award!!!

NEW EDITION…… 2017 IS YOUR YEAR

Words alone can not express how happy I am for each and every one of you. It’s been my hearts greatest joy loving on NE’s music for the past 34 years and you all as a solo artist. I thank God for you and that each and every one of you are alive, well and blessed to see this day and we get to be alive to witness it. Thank you so much for the music and memories that I and we hold dear to our hearts….

Music that has touch my mind, body and soul. Because this kind of love is a once and a lifetime honor and achievement and it is long overdue 😉. It’s not so much so the award, it’s what it truly means. It’s about love and music and touching people’s hearts all over the world. People you may and may not even meet in this lifetime, but you know your music reached them. It’s a responsibility that NE has held up with great dignity and honor.

MUSIC HEALS AND MUSIC SAVES LIVES

The day you made that phone call as a little boy Ralph, the world of music has never been the same. You knew what love and brotherhood meant. You had a dream not just for yourself, but for your family and your brothers. You wanted everybody to be successful and make it. You knew what UBUNTU was as a child, and came more into it as you evolved. Many groups have tried to duplicate but all they can do is look up to you guys and pay homage 😉.

All of you were born to do this and open the doors for others, because in this life it’s not about self.. which so many of us think it is. We can not get through this thing called life alone. We need to be in service of others and help others achieve their dreams too, because in return it helps us too, that’s how blessing others works. Whether it was 4 of you, 5 or 6. Or when you all branched off and did your own thing,

A beautiful thing happens, when NEW EDITION comes together and it’s called magic. It’s a beautiful thing to witness and see. Have a blessed beautiful day! Enjoy the show, don’t be so overwhelmed Ralph 😊 Love can do that😉 Thank you for being so selfless, humble and not being a “celebrity” and giving of your time and heart 5 days a week on inside the ride, because you don’t have to. We’ll be watching, loving on you guys from a far. We love you immensely 😘🤗✨❤️.

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SongVersations: “Do Me Baby” By The Legendary Meli’sa Morgan

Meli’sa Morgan,… where do I began?

Passion, sensuality, rawness, daring, erotic and emotional depth… oh and goosebumps… that’s what comes to mind when I hear the legendary artist Meli’sa Morgan sing. Anything else would be an understatement.

As soon as I hear the name Meli’sa’s Morgan, my mind automatically reverts back to 1985 when I first heard her sing on the radio. I stood still as I was captivated!

Here we are in this big ol’ empty room, staring each other down. You want me just as much, as I want you. Lets stop fooling around. Take me baby, kiss me all over. Honey play with my love. Bring out whats been in me for far to long. Baby you know, that’s all I keep dreaming of. Do me, baby, like you never done before, oh give it to me. Till I just can’t take no more. “

Let that marinate……. Let that sink into your cells…. You feel that? You ready for more?

Let me take you down memory lane. Meli’sa Morgan made Prince’s song “Do Me, Baby” A classic hit in 1985! Even Prince admitted it. It stayed at the top of the charts for 3 weeks. Meli’sa brought that raw, soulful, feminine sensuality that was needed to make this song a hit. When Meli’sa came out the world had to stop and take notice of this sultry singer.

I think you would all agree with me, when I say Meli’sa did this song justice. Prince was very pleased! I wonder how many people had babies off this song, LOL. I love the boldness of how female artist back then, reveled in their sensuality. How can you listen to this song and not want to make love. It just puts you in the sensual mood. I got that look in my eyes right now, as I listen and write this article, lol :).

If you’re not in the mood while listening to this song, something is clearly wrong with you, lol. Back in the day, artist told stories, they took you on a sensual journey with their music.

You could hear a song like this and get a visual of two people staring each other down, with passion in their eyes just ready to be intertwined in each others souls.

You can’t just listen to an artist like Meli’sa and not get caught up in her voice and sensuality. Meli’sa makes you feel every lyrical emotion throughout your body. If you’re not naked by the time this song is over, something is not right, LOL.

Singing like this brings you to your knees. You have to have a spiritual musical breakdown, to get that passion out of your body to sing a song like this. Every song has its climax and it starts at the 3:34 mark and ends at 3:52. Leaving you breathless. I anticipate this part so much. I love the mentalgasm I get from it. It leaves my body weak in ecstasy. It’s a world-wind of ecstasy and passion. You feel it in your gut.

Singers like Meli’sa Morgan come once in a lifetime. Meli’sa brings that soul to music, you can tell she used to be a gospel singer the way she belts out those soulful notes. You can always tell gospels singers from the way other singers sing. If you can sing gospel, you can sing anything because of your vocal range. You can hear her musical influences as she sings.

Meli’sa is up there with the greats of Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, Miki Howard, Karyn White and many more to name a few. Back in the day you had to come with it and that’s exactly what Meli’sa did.

Meli’sa was just too much!! You had to sing with passion and emotion or no record deal. Now record deals are giving out like free food samples at the mall. It makes you wonder can music be saved?!?

Will artist like Meli’sa get the shine and recognition they truly deserve in a major way? Artist like Meli’sa is what’s missing in today’s music. You just don’t hear this kind of soulful singing anymore. It’s hard to find soulful artist that sing with this kind of depth. This song makes you feel beautiful and sensual. I love the rawness and passion in this song. Songs like this lets you know its ok to be sensual and uninhibited  as a woman towards your lover.

If you want him say so. So many times women hold back who they are, as if they don’t feel or have sexual desires. And here you have a woman saying, “Bring out whats been in me for far to long. Baby you know, that’s all I keep dreaming of, Do Me Baby.” Like right now! Take me got dammit, LOL. Do me like you never done before. She wants her lover to make her feel alive. Like a woman. She hungers for that passion when two sensual souls connect. That kind of passion is missing in romantic relationships.

I never knew there was another version of this song and until I found out Prince did this first. It never got the airplay it deserved until Prince let Meli’sa covered it. This song has Prince written all over it. We all know how sensual Prince was.

That energy came across in his music. The fire and passion all over this song is pure orgasmic ecstasy. It’s hard not to listen to this song and not have it on repeat for hours or rewind certain parts. You anticipate every beat.

Meli’sa vocals hits you at the back of your neck and shoots down your spine. If you wanna ignite that passion and romance in your relationship, just play Meli’sa’s music. I love how in an article in Essence Magazine, as Meli’sa was reflecting on Prince’s life and legacy. How Meli’sa pointed how selfless Prince was with sharing his gift and mentoring other artist. Prince was not selfish. It’s true you have a lot of artist who don’t mentor others and they want the shine all to themselves.

Sometimes its like that, you have artist that come a long and make other artist songs great. It’s not taking anything away from who they are as an artist, but sometimes it’s just meant to be. To have another artist cover a song. Music is a love affair between many artist and you have to humble yourself or already be humble to say “wow, you did that, you turned my song into a hit. Thank you!”

That maybe this is the reason why I did the song, so someone with a beautiful soulful sensual voice as yours could bless it and give it life. Not to many artist do that. As artist are very critical of their work. You hear stuff like that happen all the time. Songs are just meant for other people who passed on it or couldn’t give it what it really needed. It happens like that in creative fields. It made me think of myself as a writer.

It’s hard to come across people who genuinely want to mentor and help you. I’m always grateful for artist who take time out to read my work and even other writers who ask me for my opinion on their work.

In order for me to write for someone, I must have their music already infused in my spirit. I have to understand them as an artist. I need to feel that sensual energy. Creators want to know that their art means something. They need someone to go in-depth and really hear, not just listen.

Meli’sa also brought us hits like “Fool’s Paradise.” This is a favorite jam on Ralph Tresvant’s  “Inside the Ride Show”. Every time Diggy plays this song on the air, I’m just brought back to a time when music was soulful. When it was just sensual. From the moment that beats drops, I know Meli’sa’s about to bring it! I’m so glad I grew up in a time when artist could really sing and they made you feel. It was a full mind body, spiritual experience and even brought you to tears with ecstasy.

Music like this got deep down in your soul. Living legendary artist like Meli’sa Morgan, are still around and we need to pay homage to them and let them know how much we love and appreciate their creative contribution to real soulful music. God blessed them with the gift of voice and song and they need our voice! Artist might feel like the world has forgotten about them, but I know I haven’t and I hope you haven’t too! Music matters. It really does!

You can follow Meli’sa Morgan on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Enjoy Meli’sa’s Classic Remake Hit “Do Me, Baby”

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Healing Yourself Internally With Music

Have you ever been listening to your favorite song and been so high off of it. That it took you to a level of ecstasy that you never knew existed? We all have our favorite songs that lifts our mood and makes us feel good.

Theres always a song that understands you. But did you know that music understands you on a spiritual level? Did you know that there are spiritual healing properties in music? Everything from the artist tone, the melody, the sound, lyrics and instruments.

I’ve always felt a spiritual connection to music. The way my body responds to it. It would literally make me high. I hear music the way artist make music. It’s a meticulous sensual process. A song is never just five minutes and next… No, I need it to really absorb in my psyche. I hear something different every time I listen to a song. People always think I’m on something, when it’s just music.

I will admit there have been times, when I would catch a glance of myself in the mirror, while I was in the zone listening to my favorite song. I had the look of pleasure in my eyes. When I was little, my mother used to look at me and wonder, what the hell is going on in my child’s body? LOL. My mom saw how music made me feel and allowed me to feel it. When I listen to music, I listen to music with all of my senses and my whole body.

I’ve always had a good ear for music. While listening to music, I’m fully present, nothing else matters, everything is tuned out. It’s just me and the artist. They have my full undivided attention. I visualized everything. I see a story unfolding in front of my eyes. I’ve heard of music therapy before and how it can heal your heart of toxic thoughts, even physical wounds both internally and externally and I believe that whole-heartily.

In order for music to heal your body. There are certain things that have to place. You can’t just listen to a song and whatever you want to disappear, its gone. That’s not how healing works on a spiritual level. If that was the case, nobody would be sick. The music has to already be inside of you, you must have a connection with it. I shared a personal testimony with the artist Ralph Tresvant on his radio show, Inside The Ride. On how his music helped me heal, a small scar that was on my thigh.

This scar reminded me of my last relationship. Before I could try and be open to this method of healing. I had to mentally and spiritually prepare for it. The one thing I had to have above anything was FAITH. I had to believe with everything inside of me, that this would work and surrender to it and let it go. I couldn’t let any doubts creep in my mind. 

I needed solitude too which is very important. It’s crucial for any type of healing that you have the right energy around you. You can’t have old belongings from a past relationship. If you do get rid of it immediately or people who don’t vibrate on a certain frequency. You’re environment is very important. My healing took place in California, but not in New Jersey. 

My spirit was already clear on certain levels, because I’ve been celibate for years. So I didn’t have to worry about soul ties, attached to my spirit that would conflict with my healing. This is why it is very important to fast which is what I did. There were others things that I did on a daily basis, putting the right things in my body and having peace in my life.

In order to vibrate on a certain frequency and be a beacon of light and love. I also kept seeing the number 11 everyday, all day and especially when I listen to Ralph’s music. I knew the universe was trying to tell me something. I knew angels were around me, I felt their presence and I knew all was well. However, my thoughts of how men have been treating me for the past few years, was still in my subconscious mind and those thoughts needed to stop living rent free in my mind.

Even with all of the above being done, there was still more work to do. I wondered why every time men would approached me, why they behaved towards me in a very aggressive manner. I wondered why they literally moved so fast without getting to know me first. I started to think back to, when me and my first love dated and I missed that kind of love and respect. Those thoughts made me happy and especially the music back in that era of the 90s.

I wondered if men like this still existed and if they did, where were they? So I replaced my negative thoughts with positive thoughts. At the time when Ralph was a solo artist, that’s when I met my first love. Hearing his music made me attract that kind of love in my life. Ralph’s music was already in my spirit. The tone of his voice was so soothing, so angelic and so beautiful to me. I paid attention to the way I felt when I played his music, so I decided to try the healing with his music.

The music pretty much chose me. I played his music every day because I wanted his energy infused in my personal space. It didn’t matter what I was doing.

I wanted to feel the energy of love with his music and tune into that frequency. I let it play while I was sleeping, cooking, taking a shower, when I ate. I love the high it gave me. I felt like an addict and needed my fix.

I just wanted to believe in love again and trust men again. There were a few songs of his that were in heavy rotation, especially his song, “Your Touch.” My spaced was filled with this song. I would wake up in the middle of the night, reaching for his music.

This song literally calms my spirit and I love the way the song makes love to me mentally. Every time when Ralph says “Touch me.” It’s very hypnotic. It’s like I was under his spell. I felt it release in my mind and it flowed throughout my body. Giving me vibrations and sensations that felt so good. I felt the lyrics on my skin and I just wanted to be engulfed in it. This song also helps me fall asleep and I have had insomnia all my life. I would wake up feeling rejuvenated. I had a glow in my eyes and my body felt alive.

Sensitivity, both the original version and Ralph’s Rap version, which is on the expanded edition.  I needed to hear those words, since It’s been a long time, a man has been kind to me and spoke to me with love. When Ralph’s says “Can I hold you? Come here let me hold you baby.” I rewinded that part so many times. I would hear it echoing in my head even when it wasn’t playing. I wondered how come men now a days, don’t speak to women with this kind of love, kindness, gentleness and sensitivity anymore?

It made me think of the last time those words were uttered to me. How safe and calm they made me feel, especially when it came from someone I loved and someone who loved me back.

Hearing these songs as well as “I love You, Just For You, and even “Do What I Gotta Do.” A Man Who Loves You and Angel as well as others. Just made me think of love and how peaceful love is. That love is not complicated, people make it complicated. After listening to these songs, a scar that I had for 11 years, when I woke up on March 11 of this year was gone.

I was thankful in advance and I visualized it being gone before it was even gone. I wondered what it would be like not to see it. So I stop paying attention to it, giving it life or any validity. I just thanked God and his love angels. It overwhelmed me that it was gone and that it worked. I thought I was dreaming but the next day it was still gone and it’s still gone.

I tried everything to get rid of this scar and nothing worked but music. Ralph told me on air that my body tuned into a certain frequency that my body was missing and needing at the time. That’s exactly what I was going to say but he finished my sentence for me. It’s not all the time you get to interact and tell an artist how much their music means to you and how it healed you or something that they did or said, how it inspired you, so I was grateful for the platform to be able to express that.

Miracles, whether big or small, like this lets you know, that we are loved by God, that we are spiritual being first, having a physical experience and that whatever we believe, the mind can achieved. That our thoughts are powerful. That the spirit world is real. That the universe is responding to us and the level we are vibrating on. That our mind is a very powerful tool. It believes whatever we tell it, which manifest externally.

The mind, body and spirit, is a trinity in itself and its connected and that healing can take place if we just have faith. I had faith throughout the whole process with no doubt in my mind. I had to get rid of toxic thoughts that I was not enough, that something was wrong with me and that I was not lovable. I had to renew my spirit, with love and know that I am love and just because someone, does not know how to love me, or doesn’t respect me, doesn’t mean the problem lies within me.

I had to know that I am not what happens to me. That all men are not the same and are not bad. I needed to hear positive loving words and I needed masculine energy to be infused in my spirit. So I’m glad Ralph’s music chose me, I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way. It made me feel again and to know that vulnerability is strength. That it’s ok to wear my heart on my sleeve and not judge myself.

It was an experience I had to go through, to have a testimony, to know that God didn’t forget about me, and that whatever you ask him for, He will give to you in his timing, but it all starts with faith and surrendering! God gave us music and entrusted it with certain souls to carry out its mission. So why wouldn’t it be healing 🙂

Thank you for reading, I know its long :). I appreciate you and Namaste! God is love!

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