Author Archives: mmichellederosier

About mmichellederosier

As a freelancer, I have written for online and print publications with a focus on the shared and distinct American experience of Black immigrants and Black Americans. As a member of the Haitian diaspora (made in Haiti and bred in Brooklyn), I'm committed to snatching back the Haitian narrative. I want to present an assortment of unique Haitian experiences that are overlooked in mainstream conversations. It's important to show that our life stories can be painful, yes, but also brilliant, interesting, quirky and fun. I'm starting with the Happy Harper children's series. The first book forthcoming 2019. Also, forthcoming 2019 is my first book, Ruby Bridges: Get to Know the Girl Who Took a Stand for Education. This is part of Capstone's People You Should Know series for 3rd and 4th graders. Professionally and personally, I am driven to ensure that youth and women of color with limited resources have access to opportunities for success and the support system to leverage them. I love partnering with others to do the same. I have 12 years demonstrated experience successfully engaging diverse communities of individual volunteers and teachers, schools, districts, non-profits and community partners, as well as corporate donors.

GOD IS HERE! — Your life is worth living. Let Him carry your burdens.

Part of my daily prayers the past few years has been asking God to intervene in the lives of anyone considering suicide, no matter where they are in the world. It doesn’t matter that I don’t know them, I simply … Continue reading

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Faith or Fear

Definition of FEAR (noun) 1 a : an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger b (1) : an instance of this emotion (2) : a state marked by this emotion 2: anxious concern 3: profound … Continue reading

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In Christ Alone

Absolutely love these lines:

No guilt of life, no fear in death
This is the power of Christ in me
From life’s first cry to final breath
Jesus commands my destiny
No power of hell, no scheme of man
Can ever pluck me from His hand

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You reap what you sow!

I love receiving unexpected wisdom and understanding from the Lord – even if it does come at 2:50ish in the morning and I was planning on getting my work day started at 8. Hey. He is God! I’m on His … Continue reading

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All to Jesus I Surrender

I can’t believe I haven’t posted in almost a year. Where does the time go? Well, it’s on my heart today to share this simple message with whoever happens to come upon this page. When there’s darkness and sadness and … Continue reading

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Survey Says!: Henna Journey Part II

Let’s just get straight to the results: THIS HENNA THING IS TOTAL CAT POOP! I had high (↑) hopes – some realistic, others not so much – that were quickly dashed once the henna was washed out of my hair. … Continue reading

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Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself: Henna Journey Part I

Oooh weeee…I was sweating bullets for weeks before I finally decided to face this scary bully head on. TODAY I HENNAED. And it was a much less intimidating and messy process than I initially imagined. I used the following CurlyNikki … Continue reading

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