Growing up we did not have the best. My mom, sisters and I actually grew up pretty poor. I remember many days sleeping without heat or going to bed hungry not knowing where our next meal was going to come from. I can also remember my mom and I sleeping in the car in the... Continue Reading →
I am becoming!
Have you ever heard of that term “every problem has a solution?” I must admit that of late I have felt like every solution has a problem. The interesting thing is without problems how do you become the person you are destined to be. My mother told me something a few months ago. She said, “Son, we... Continue Reading →
Lose to Win
I recently listened to a song by the singer Fantasia Barrino called ‘Lose to Win’. I have heard this song many times but it was something about listening to it this time that the verses below stood out to me: “Some of you know what it feels like caught up just in his life... Continue Reading →
I’m Built For This!
A few weeks ago, Janet Jackson released a new song titled ‘Made for Now’. Since I was a kid, I have been a huge fan of hers. At first when I listened to the song I said to myself, “This will have to grow on me!” After I listened to it several times, it began... Continue Reading →
Who am I?
About two years ago, I was sitting in the office of my therapist and she asked me one question, “Who are you?” I couldn’t answer the question. She asked the question another way, “What do you like to do for you?” I couldn’t answer the question. At that point I realized I’d lost myself. I... Continue Reading →
If you would know love, you must know pain too
The title of this blog comes from a book I read some time ago called, “Hinds Feet on High Places.” Have you ever asked yourself how does love & pain go together? Over the course of my life it seems as though I’ve had more pain than love and the more pain I experience the... Continue Reading →
Loving each other to wholeness.
Low self-esteem can be one of our worst enemies. I wonder why it’s so hard for us to truly love ourselves the way we should. Some either take it to the extreme and love themselves too much to the point of arrogance or some hide behind their smiles, designer clothes or relationships. I can admit... Continue Reading →
Holding on instead of letting go.
Why do we hold on to people pass their expiration date of being a part of our lives? Why is it that once we know it’s time to move on and that season has served its purpose we still hold on pass the expiration date? Think about it for a second. They place expiration dates... Continue Reading →