What is your current state of mind? I am trying to stay positive. I guess the word would not be “flowing” with life but “adapting”—adapt and not really think about it. Just go with it.
What is your favorite journey? One of my favorite journeys is when I travel to Kenya, or elsewhere in Africa, go into the bush, do a safari, and live in a camp. I feel just like a speck—minute and fitting in with nature.
Which living people do you most admire? Nurses and Stacey Abrams.
What is your idea of perfect happiness? These days, it’s good health and peace.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? I’m not going to change anything about myself. I am happy and blessed with what God gave me, and I really have nothing to complain about.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse? “I mean” and “so.”
Which historical figure do you most identify with? I think right about now I could say Rosa Parks. I feel like we’re going back, regressing. But we can’t allow that to happen.
How would you like to die? In my sleep.
What is the trait you most deplore in others? Disloyalty.
When and where were you happiest? When I am anywhere in the African continent.
What are your favorite names? Biblical names.
Which talent would you most like to have? The talent of healing, definitely.
What is your motto? From Nelson Mandela: You will sleep when you die.
If you could change one thing about your family, what would it be? I wish we lived closer together.
What is your most treasured possession? I don’t know if I really have a treasured possession, but I have worn a waist chain for over 25 years that’s become a part of me.
Where would you like to live? I love traveling, so that’s a very hard question for me to answer. I’d definitely like to live in Africa, and that’s something I’m looking to implement in my life.
Who is your favorite writer? Brian Weiss.
Who are your heroes in real life? Nelson Mandela, Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., Emmett Till.
What is your favorite occupation? Sharing my knowledge or whatever I can of myself to help others in any capacity.
What is the quality you most like in a man? Loyalty.
What is the quality you most like in a woman? Loyalty.
What do you most value in your friends? Loyalty and honesty.
What is it that you most dislike? I don’t even know these days, but what I can tell you I like is being your most authentic self.
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