Do What Scares You

You can’t afford to let fear control you. Do what scares you and do it often.

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Living Up To Labels

You have to start thinking of yourself as a brand, LLC, INC… and start living up to it.

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I Love Me: Who I Am Part II

Let’s choose to love ourselves when we’re made up and when we’re dressed down. 

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Should I Love a Black Man?

Y’all know, black men get a bad rep, if you let social media and entertainment tell the story. But I beg to differ. So, I’d like to honor some really amazing African American men this month and I’ll start by telling a story of two men I had the pleasure of meeting recently. They both…

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I Love Him But Do I Have to Submit?: Part I

For today’s blog I interviewed Pastor Louie Gibbs and wife, Shenel Gibbs, on the topic of marriage and biblical submission. This is a 3 part series. Lately, I have been on a stand still regarding the idea of marriage. Last year I had a conversation with my Pastor’s wife in which I told her, “I…

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5 Reasons You’re Still Single

Before the hate emails start coming, ladies, this is not an exhaustive list! And it’s intent is for those of us who desire to be married. These are just some things God revealed to me in my quiet time with him and by observing the many many many relationships of people I know. I am…

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A Timely “Rememory” in Maya Angelou’s “My Guilt”

My guilt is “slavery’s chains,” too long the clang of iron falls down the years. This brother’s sold, this sister’s gone, is bitter wax, lining my ears. My guilt made music with the tears. My crime is “heros, dead and gone,” dead Vesey, Turner, Gabriel, dead Malcom, Marcus, Martin King. They fought too hard, they…

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Live Loud

Once I saw a film about a man, a black man, who had money, respect and a happy family. He lived as if the world didn’t scold him. And what did he receive in turn for his freed life? Twelve years of bondage. Lied to, spit on, stripped of his identity, and beaten. His neck…

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