“On the Radio”…

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I absolutely love music. There are no perfect words to explain what it means to me and how it makes me feel. With this being so, I’ve been to many concerts, showcases and open mics. I also purchase tons of songs and albums.

One day as I was driving, an older song by pop star Rihanna began to play on the radio. It was actually her debut song, titled “Pon de Replay”  and it took me to a vivid memory.  Pon-De-Replay-Radio-Edit-Single

When I was 15 years old, my friend and I went to see Rihanna perform for free at Macy’s Herald Square. This mini-concert was promotion for her first album, titled “Music of the Sun”. No one really knew who Rihanna was and/or cared. However, Rihanna made a good impression on me and my friend. We really enjoyed her music and since it was free and close-by, we figured it would be worthwhile to check her out.

As we approached the area for Rihanna’s performance there were three people waiting. We were early enough to catch Rihanna’s soundcheck. There were no security, no cameras and no hype.

Rihanna even stood by me a couple of times and I didn’t say a thing. My friend and I just waited for her concert to begin and as it started more people began to surround the area.

Although people were listening and watching young “Ri-Ri”, New Yorkers are  such a tough crowd. There was no excitement whatsoever in the atmosphere.

Now look…


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More than 5 Grammys, Billboard hits, movies and perfumes later, Rihanna is a rich, global phenomenon! You can not find Rihanna walking through the same Macy’s in Herald Square or anywhere else in NYC, without a multitude of fans, paparazzi, and security having to shut down some areas.

Life is funny huh?!

You never know what God has in store for anyone, regardless of what they’ve been labeled and how much they’ve been ignored. More importantly, don’t ever be so sure about what God has in store for YOU.

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While standing next to Rihanna I could have never imagined that she would be as big as she is now but my imagination for her life didn’t really matter. What matters is my imagination for MY LIFE…

No matter what stage I have reached and no matter what stage YOU are at in your life, always plan big and dream bigger!

“No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him”–Corinthians 2:9

You can do anything in this WHOLE WIDE WORLD and be whoever you want to be.

Life is FOR you.

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Stay humble and persistent towards your goals. Rihanna is  human, just like you and I and if  she can do it, so can YOU.

ALWAYS remember that, especially when you hear her singing on the radio!

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On the “Be Encouraged” page (https://ohemmawrites.com/be-encouraged/ ) find a powerful and inspirational clip titled “You Can Do This!” It’s sure to get you moving…

Under the “Ohemma’s Words” page (https://ohemmawrites.com/ohemmas-words/) are original poems by yours truly…

Lastly, the “It is Written…” page  (https://ohemmawrites.com/it-is-written/) features a beautiful conversation between a Robin and a Sparrow, about faith! Don’t miss the blessing. Check it out!!

Stay you & enjoy,

~Queen

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6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Confessions Of A City Girl
    Mar 19, 2013 @ 16:30:16

    Great post! I completely agree, Sometimes I think I focus on the plan and not the planner indeed.

    Reply

  2. beckbema@aol.com
    Mar 19, 2013 @ 18:20:21

    My Baby Girl, You are doing so great and so wonderful May God richly bless you Mommy Becky

    Reply

  3. ohemmawrites
    Mar 19, 2013 @ 23:23:31

    Thanks Mommy! :–)

    Reply

  4. Raul
    Mar 20, 2013 @ 10:26:38

    I love how you’re able to relate these valuable life lessons to life experiences that your audience can relate to. It’s very true how God has something unique in store for each one of us. Like you said “keep humble and persistent” and the sky is the limit.

    Reply

    • ohemmawrites
      Mar 20, 2013 @ 10:34:26

      Aww Raul! Thank you so much for taking the time out to read and then comment. I appreciate you, & it’s very true…half the time we are the only ones placing limits on our destiny and the people in it. I know that God placed every person in my life, including you, for us to remind each other of our greatness. So thank you for visiting OhemmaWrites and always remember you are POWERFUL & priceless. The world wouldn’t be the same without you and it has a lot in store for YOU. ~xoxoxo, Queen 🙂

      Reply

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