One Bad Mother (Reprise)

Since the beginning of time you’ve shined like the morning sun, watched over and protected us like a full moon; Helped raise and nurture men from sons, daughters you’ve cultivated and groom. Never given a blueprint, manuscript, or instructions to follow or sample; Ma’Dear, Big Mama, and Mommy was how you learned, they were your …

The Chicken & The Pig

Are you bringing a contribution or making a sacrifice? Are you merely involved or totally committed? A pig and a chicken sharing the same barnyard heard about a church’s program to feed the hungry. The pig and the chicken discussed how they could help. The chicken said, “I’ve got it! We’ll provide bacon and eggs …

3 Life Changing Questions for 2019 and Beyond

At the beginning of each year, many will start the new year with vision boards, resolutions, and all sorts of promises and plans.  Some will even assign the year a mantra or motto and deem this “The year of (fill in the blank).” There is absolutely nothing wrong with that and I firmly believe that …

The Best Is Yet To Come!

Breaking News!!!! In a few days we will welcome a New Year!!! I’m Not Taking Anything With Me Into 2019 that does not grow me, stretch me, or make me better, or push and propel me to my purpose!!! If you owe me, don’t worry about it!!! If you wronged me, it’s all good!!! If …

Action Time!

Recently, I had surgery, a surgery in which I did not fully grasp the severity of the injury, the extensiveness of the surgery, or the length of recovery. Initially, it threw me off and left me bewildered and second-guessing my rationale in having the surgery to begin with. How often have you been faced with …

Se7en

  I sit here in an abyss, heartache and sorrow consuming me, How 7 years ago seem like yesterday?  7 years ago you was here with me! Who knew that when you blew out the candles, that was the prelude… 7 days later your earthly body gave into another mood. And just like that, when …

Ancient One

I’m ancient like an Egyptian pyramid, people come to me just to see what I think; Drop jewels of knowledge and love, I’m the blueprint they used to build the Sphinx. So ancient I flow like the river Nile, limitless, strong current, and covering vast territory; When you thirst, take one sip from my waters …

Be The Change

As I sat here reading the Jemele Hill story and the mounds of equal support and backlash, I couldn’t help but wonder where will this latest public outcry lead to. Let me say this and be very clear, I agree with her statement! What has been demonstrated from the oval office, the highest seat and authority in …