Wednesday, August 17, 2022
The Challenges of Being a Young Black Boy 
August 11, 2022
My husband and I are the proud parents of three daughters and two sons and the even-prouder grandparents of two grandsons and three granddaughters. Thinking about our children and grandchildren made me come to a stark realization that our grandsons are growing up in a world that has challenges that no other group has to be concerned with.   ... read more »
Responding to the Call 
August 4, 2022
There are universal realities, regardless of our station in life.  Here are a few - nobody gets out alive, you reap what you sow, what goes up must come down, and sooner or later, you will need some help in life.   ... read more »
Summertime and the Living Isn’t Easy 
July 28, 2022
Summertime has always been an interesting time for me.  When my children were little, they could not wait until school was out to enjoy the lazy days of summer. ... read more »
Hurting People, Hurt People. 
July 21, 2022
    For years now, going back to the 1990s singer, Robert Sylvester Kelly has been in the news for his sexual allegations and sexual abuse against women and girls. ... read more »
Racism and Politics  
July 14, 2022
Over the years of having the privilege and pleasure of writing this column, I have limited voicing my thoughts and opinions about politics. Politics is not my expertise and I realize that it is a very volatile subject and many people have very personal and protective views on the subject.  ... read more »
Victory for White Life  
July 7, 2022
America is in the fight of its life.  We are currently in election season across the nation.  In some states,  primary elections have recently concluded and ugliness continues to raise its head. There is a battle between right and wrong, Black and white, democrat and republican, and the division has even caused strife between family members.   ... read more »
Death is Part of Life
June 30, 2022
There are not many things in life that are certain, but one of those certainties is death. As unsettling as it might sound, the fact is, we all are going to die. Death is part of life and there is no escaping it.   ... read more »
Start on Your Knees Then Roll Up Your Sleeves 
June 23, 2022
I recently had the opportunity to spend a beautiful day with a dear friend and we spent our time strolling through beautiful plush green gardens, enjoying a delightful lunch, and then culminating the afternoon sitting under a tree and talking.   ... read more »
Day of Jubilee  
June 16, 2022
This year, Father’s Day lands on the same day as Juneteenth. As we celebrate fathers and all they do for the family, we will also shine a light on Juneteenth.   ... read more »
Never Give Up  
June 9, 2022
Recently I wrote about how important it is for us to light a candle rather than to curse the darkness. We continue to experience troubled times which can create a feeling of hopelessness. Several people have reached out to me and expressed they could relate to what I shared, but they wanted some tips or tools to help navigate the rough waters and hard times.   ... read more »
A Grandmother’s Cry   
June 2, 2022
My heart is heavy when I think about the violence that continues to persist in our world today.  I know that violence is not new and it has been with us since the beginning of time, but with social media, television, and all forms of communication regarding what happens around the globe, information hits us faster than a speeding bullet.    ... read more »
It’s Better to Light a Candle than to Curse the Darkness 
May 26, 2022
Life teaches us many lessons.  Some of these lessons are universal and affect you regardless of your age, sex, religion, place of birth or financial status.   ... read more »
Women Can Change and Strengthen Our Communities With Their Vote!
May 20, 2022
In America, Black women represent 7.8% of the population, yet Black women are less than 5% of officeholders elected to statewide executive offices, Congress, and state legislatures.   ... read more »
Salute to Our Unsung He/Sheroes- Nurses  
May 12, 2022
 Society today is quick to call someone a hero because they have special achievements and abilities. Their achievements may have been in a war and their abilities may have been to play a sport and we read about them in a book or saw them on television.   ... read more »
Why is Finding One’s Purpose Such a Struggle? 
April 28, 2022
For as long as I can remember I have been sharing the importance of learning your meaning, so you can develop your message, which will allow you to carry out your mission. One’s mission and purpose are synonymous.   ... read more »

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