A couple of weeks ago Mom and Dad celebrated 45 years of marriage. My heart overflowed with pride as I watched them mark their anniversary by renewing their vows, once again. They do this once every 5 years or so, as a reminder of the precious gift of their union. It also serves as a… Read More
Love! Part of the Journey to Life
Greater love has no one than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. – John 15:13. Have you ever sat and wondered of this great love that has been bestowed upon mankind? I still struggle as to why me, why us? Of all that lives and breathes on the earth, how come we… Read More
Every Day in Every Way, L.I.V.E.
In 2011, I set out to write my story of how the tragedies of cancer, death, disability and divorce forced me to L.I.V.E., which is trademarked and part of my signature. Love myself and others Inspire those around me Voice my dreams and ambitions Enjoy life I wanted to expose my raw feelings to people… Read More
Feel, Don’t Fill
“Do you remember when we bought our first dining table?” “The white one on Craigslist?” “Yeah.” My husband and I were so excited. Neither of us had ever owned a dining table in our adult lives. It was a 22″ tripod leg round table from Crate and Barrel that we managed to haggle down to… Read More
How to Stay Married to the Same Person for 50 Years
This week my parents will be married for 49 years. I love that they are still laughing, still having fun together, still living life together. I am so fortunate to be their kid (albeit a 45-year-old kid). But I still wonder…how do people stay married for that long? I have read countless articles on this… Read More
Do You Have a Plan B?
Plan B. What, at all, is plan B? Well, plan B to me is the next course of action to take when the current one fails to provide you with the needed results. As a young woman in her early 20s, I sure do intend on having a plan B. Being of African descent, you… Read More