The Pastor asked a question – “How many of you struggle to see yourself the way God sees you?” 3 out of 4 people at the service raised their hands. My spirit was so saddened. I wondered, How is it that people of faith struggle so much with self-worth? Don’t you know? You are a… Read More
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes That Inspire Action
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the greatest civil rights leaders the world has ever known. With a strong moral compass, a genuine love for people, and an unerring commitment to racial and economic justice, he led a non-violent movement that “achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America” than the previous… Read More
Bad Words Don’t Bother Me Anymore
I’m a Christian who cusses a little. Not a lot, or even every day, but every now and then bad words pop out before I even realize I’m going to say them. You know the ones. Those 4 letter words like shit, damn, hell and yes, the f-bomb too. Remember when they’d get us popped in… Read More
It’s Going to Get Better!
Don’t worry…it gets better! You can do it! That’s what I wanted to tell a young single mom I met last month. She was about 19 years old and working hard to finish school while raising a beautiful baby girl – who at that moment refused to be soothed. Watching the two of them brought… Read More
Career Advice from a Millennial and a Gen X
My son started graduate school this month, and I couldn’t be more elated and proud. It’s another milestone in his career and for me, a full circle moment. You see that’s him climbing the walls at my own college graduation. Even then, he knew there was more out there, and he was aiming to get… Read More
Sending Your Words in the Direction You Want Your Life to Go?
What a difference a month can make! I just finished reading Joel Osteen’s book I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life, and I am full up with hope, purpose and expectations. I must confess that I have not always been a Joel Osteen fan. He just seemed extra happy, always smiling and talking… Read More