It seems like the year has flown by and we are excited to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. It's a season of thanksgiving and a season for remembering that Jesus Christ was born just for us. Like many of you, I thank God daily for giving us His son. When I think … Continue reading Wisdom, Love, Peace & Joy
A year ago my son ripped his school t-shirt because he was devastated when he didn't make the basketball team. He's played since he was 5 and for years dreamed of playing basketball for his high school. How could this door get slammed in his face? It was a tough day for him and I … Continue reading A Closed Door
It's not often but over the past years, I have been dreaming vividly and when I wake up, I know fairly quickly the message God is sending me. This is a gift that God has given me that originally, I didn't think anything of it but now I know it is a gift and He … Continue reading And the First Shall Be Last
I remember a wounded girl who didn't know her worth. One who was filled with anger because she was victimized and society said her circumstances would lead to destruction. I wipe her tears daily then straighten her up and fight for her and others like her. I fight for my daughter because even though her … Continue reading Dear Little Black Girl…
Today, I had a conversation about adult expectations when interacting with children. The person shared that sometimes family doesn't share the same beliefs (which is true) and may even talk negatively about us for putting our foot down when it comes to our kids. My belief is for the sake of our children and their … Continue reading Kids, Family & Expectations
There's no manual when it comes to parenting. I believe most of us do the best we know to do based off life experiences coupled with what we've learned. However, I must admit that somewhere along the way things have went wrong. Unfortunately, I way to often, hear parents taking up for their kids when … Continue reading Parenting: Where’s The Manual?
Yesterday was my sister's birthday. The last time I was able to sing Happy Birthday to her was 1999. Losing her was the most difficult experience of my life. In an instant, our lives were changed forever. I went through some dark moments. Though I was hurt from the depth of my soul, God still … Continue reading Life Lessons….