Recently, we've been studying about Nehemiah and the work he had to accomplish. He had a wall to rebuild. One that according to human eye, could not be reconstructed. However, Nehemiah trusted God and made up his mind to do what God called him to do. Connections have always been important to me. Though I've … Continue reading October 2nd: Connecting Nehemiah’s Story With Mine
Wisdom, Love, Peace & Joy
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 Closed Door
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
Dear Little Black Girl…
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…
The Mother of Masterpieces
Today I was reminded that I hadn't posted in a while. I remember thinking, "someone really keeps track of that"? 🤷🏾♀️ Then I questioned why I hadn't posted lately. Well, honestly, I hadn't even thought about it. I recalled at the beginning of the year I said that anytime I do not operate in my … Continue reading The Mother of Masterpieces
Kids, Family & Expectations
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
Parenting: Where’s The Manual?
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?