My World

Updated: MY WORLD | I Found Out HALF of My ANCESTRY!! | Mirika C Video

April 19, 2017

So if you don’t follow me on YouTube, I updated everyone on my maternal line ancestry through Ancestry DNA for a test I did on my mother. I totally forgot to update my blog with the information, so here it is! I still have to do mine so that I can find out what my […]

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MY WORLD | Cleansing With My Favorite Soap & Towelette | Mirika C Video

April 18, 2017

  This particular Burt’s Bees facial towelette with White Tea Extract is the one I use, and as I stated in the video, it’s fantastic.  I have had absolutely no bad effects from it, so for anyone who has tried it, let me know if you’ve gotten the same great results that I have or […]

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Most Wanted Book: SLICK RICK’S CHILDREN’S STORY

March 24, 2017

This ain’t funny so don’t you dare laugh… If you know this line, then you probably know Slick Rick’s Children’s Story which I know by heart because Slick Rick just happens to be one of my favorite rappers of all time.  (I still have the cassette and I can prove it.  Watch my YouTube video.) […]

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DAY 2 DAY: 02.11.2017 FNAFing With Son, Yogen Fruzing, Snapping Beneath Flags

February 12, 2017

Here is a little bit of my time wrapped up in photos and video, a four hour time squished into five minutes.  I love spending time with my son, so you get to see us in action a little bit on day to day stuff.  He’s not cool with the camera most days out of […]

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Why I Would Be PISSED If My Parents Raised Me To Be a RACIST

December 6, 2016

So much is going on in the US of A today, and since this is the country of my birth, I have all authority to speak on the situation at hand and that has been at hand for centuries which doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast…slowly maybe like at a morbidly slow snail’s pace.  […]

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What I Learned From GETTING RID OF STUFF

December 3, 2016

  I write.  When I write, I write so much some times it feels like it’s never ending, but I understand that it’s supposed to feel like that to me because I’m a writer and author.  There isn’t a time when something isn’t inspiring me.  A freaking dull, ordinary white wall inspires me, but that’s […]

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Day 2 Day: Driving Into the Fog

December 2, 2016

This morning as I drove my son to school, we ran into a huge cloud, or fog, ahead of us. I already knew they were excited about it because my son nor little cousin had ever seen anything like it, and I’m not going to lie, I was pretty excited as well because it looked […]

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How Taking Rather DUMB RISKS Ended Up Saving My Life Later & Teaching Me MUCH

December 1, 2016

When I was six years old, I made a sport of racing (dodging) with cars on foot.  It was my little sport, the thing I would do instead of cross at the crosswalk on the way to school.  I was fast, and I knew it.  In my own mind, the object of the game was […]

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PREPARATION: Giving Myself Room To Maneuver For the Next Battle Or Flight

October 28, 2016

  Do you have a menstrual cycle?  If you don’t have one now, you’ve possibly had one before, ladies, and if it wasn’t on time every time, like clockwork, then it was a creep that made its own schedule and pounced unannounced.  The timing was brutal!  You were on stage at the microphone, or maybe […]

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SELFIE, NO STICK

October 26, 2016
Selfie No Stick, Mirika Mayo Cornelius

It’s amazing how many times we look in the mirror and still have no idea what we look like.  It’s mostly because we tend to focus on the outer and hardly ever the inner when the inner really tells the tale of us, what we truly look like. When I was little I… When I […]

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As They Were Having Sex…

October 6, 2016

Here’s what happened.  The day was bright and bold as usual when the sun comes to about 11:30 am in my backyard.  All the dew has evaporated, and as our feet hit the grass, my son wanders off toward the other side of the yard where he finds and lifts a butterfly. “Ma!” he called […]

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ARTWORK ON THE WALL: Writing Poetry, To Me, Is Like…

September 28, 2016

  Have you ever been so caught up in a moment?  I have.  I’ve been caught up in moments throughout my whole entire life, the few bad to the many good, but they have all been moments in memory.  Whenever I write poetry, this is what I’m writing about. There is this emotion that became […]

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HOW I SET THE TABLE: Where I Get My Inspiration & How I Make It Manifest

September 28, 2016

  Here’s a question that I get asked often, but I rarely have the perfect answer when asked.  One would think that I know exactly or could pinpoint each and every moment in time that I feel inspired, but I honestly can’t.  I assume that I would know the exact time I am inspired, but […]

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DAY 2 DAY – Drowning in Perspectives: NO GUN

September 25, 2016
Day 2 Day
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Why Dreadlocks Bother You So Much & Why They Really Shouldn’t

September 22, 2016

So someone with straight hair will NEVER be rejected…ever. It still translates as racism to me. The court is wrong. I can see if the locs are rainbow in color etc…but locs can be pulled up, back and even bunned and just as beautiful as any other style. Again…the court is wrong. Laws…some just aren’t […]

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DAY 2 DAY – Stop Killing Us: End This War Against the Innocent

September 21, 2016
Day 2 Day with Mirika Mayo Cornelius, author
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DAY 2 DAY – TUESDAY at 6:39 AM: WORTHWHILE (Video)

September 20, 2016

I love caring for my son.

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A Word to the DISCOURAGED Author… (Video)

September 9, 2016

Authors, especially first time authors, make no room for discouragement in your career, and here’s why.  Press play and then subscribe to my YouTube

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Let Me Explain…Deception at Gabriel’s Trails 5 Has Me SOBBING!(Video)

August 30, 2016

So here’s the deal.  Deception at Gabriel’s Trails 4 is about to drop, and it’s amazing with about three different twists inside the one story which is why I can’t dive in and tell you anything.  However, since I’ve been writing part 5, I must say there is a point in which the tears will […]

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Why Reading Should NEVER Be a Form of Punishment But Instead a Pathway to Passion!

August 29, 2016
Illustrations by Sandford Greene at Soda City Comic Con 2016

Have you ever heard it, or even said it yourself, the statement “Go to your room!”  I have both heard it and said it to my own child, however, there is one thing that I will absolutely try never to say, and it is something that I have heard stated to children in a harsh […]

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It’s SCHOOL TIME!! Hitting These STREETS With the Family (Video)

August 13, 2016

We decided to hit the streets today, do a little school shopping and hang out with the fam, eat a bunch. Check it out in the video below!     Download my latest book series – Deception at Gabriel’s Trails now!

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NEW TO BLOGGING? Make CERTAIN To Have Your Own VOICE & OPINION

July 24, 2016

Watch this quick video, but if you want a deeper explanation for what I’m saying, read the full blog below the video.   Let’s start here (only because I’ve gotten this comment/decision before): RANDOM PERSON:  “I’m going to start blogging, but I’m going to play it safe.” Don’t do this. It will absolutely lead you […]

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DISNEY FUN: See EXTRA Video Clips of My 2016 Trip to DISNEY WORLD!

June 21, 2016

I had such a blast at Disney World. The last time I went was eleven years ago, so it’s been a long while. That is exactly why the time was NOW to hit those Disney World streets! For more quick video clips of what I did while there, hit play!!

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AN AUTHOR’S FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Find Out What FOODS Make My Mind Tick!

June 1, 2016

As I go through the day, whenever I remember to do so, I may capture and share a picture of what I’m eating and share it on social media. It’s vital for me to get great ingredients for my mind and body while writing, and the only way to get that, outside of prayer, is […]

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THICK SKIN. If You Don’t Have It, Get It…Especially If You’re an Author And Here’s Why

March 30, 2016

As I scrolled down my Facebook timeline, I ran into a piece from Business Insider that showcases many rejection letters that bestselling authors have received for their manuscripts over time.  Yes, they have received a LOAD of them, and as I read many of the letters, I smiled with joy at the author’s success after […]

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If You Have Something “SECRET” To Say, It’s Best To Not Write It Down

March 17, 2016

I’ve run into this a lot lately.  That this is the infamous emails, text messages, or written jabs about someone or something that somehow get LEAKED.  You would think after once or twice people would think three times in the same second about writing rather secretive items down on paper or email, but…it doesn’t happen. […]

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About Zoe Saldana As Nina Simone…It’s Not Zoe That Ticks Me

March 4, 2016

I started with What Happened, Miss Simone? because it is really her on screen in documentary style for those who don’t know who she is or what she looks like. This, my people, is Nina Simone on video. Now, we have the portrayal of Nina Simone… …to which many people are highly upset about, being […]

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Mirika Answers: Hear Me Talk CURSE THE COTTON Novel Now!

February 21, 2016

Download CURSE THE COTTON now!

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