Optical illusions are sometimes fun. The picture with a thousand dots that at first seem to form nothing in particular until you stare through the picture and not at it, or perhaps at a particular point on the picture. Your eyes glaze over, and then another image is evident, one you did not readily see […]Read more "The Malaysian Plane, Sandy Hook, 9/11 and Haiti Through Another Lens"
I loved this little piece from Chris Kazi Rolle. Thoughtful and Inspiring… Sourced from ConvosWithKazi.com Contrary to popular belief, submission is for men too. It’s impossible to experience love at the deepest level without both parties being submissive. When two people give of themselves it takes the relationship higher. When only one person submits, there will always […]Read more "Submission Is For Men Too"
Late 2012, I pitched an idea to Ebony.com to get more male readers to the site. In asking men what they wanted to read about, I was getting a lot of men saying they would be interested in reading a woman’s view on different aspects of a relationship. What I was envisioning was something similar […]Read more "My Interview with America’s Next Top Model Winner"
My favorite place in the world is not on an island beach. It’s not at an Egyptian spa or even in the soft caress of a man’s arms. My favorite place… is my bedroom. It’s serene. I painted the walls a subtle shade of grey and installed a light dimmer to get the perfect lighting […]Read more "5 Ways We Lose the Life We Would Have Loved"
Sourced from Christianity Today NFL fans know it’s nearly impossible to get through a football game without reference to God. Whether Tebowing on the sidelines, giving a shoutout on ESPN, or pointing to heaven after a touchdown, plenty of players recognize that God’s a part of the game. Christians need to stop acting like that’s […]Read more "God Hears Your Super Bowl Prayers?"
1. “There’s a place in you that you must keep inviolate. You must keep it pristine. Clean. So that nobody has a right to curse you or treat you badly. Nobody. No mother, father, no wife, no husband, no — nobody. You have to have a place where you say: ‘Stop it. Back up. Don’t you […]Read more "9 Pieces of Advice Every Woman Needs"
1. Life is about relationships, not money. 2. Never take anything too seriously. At even the darkest times, it’s not that bad. 3. Everyone fights a battle at some point in their life. Everyone. Whether you can see it or not. 4. Cheese and bacon makes everything taste better. 5. God […]Read more "5 Things I Know For Sure"
1. Love and protect your brother. Always. 2. Understand that however you feel right now, your feelings are likely to change. 3. To the best of your ability, honor your word. 4. Never hold on to grievances. Take nothing personally. Life is but a dream. We’re not really here, we’re just figments of Gods imagination. […]Read more "20 Things I Hope To Teach My Sons"
My 7-year-old son, Jeremiah, has been sucking his thumb since birth. When he began developing teeth, a callous started forming on his thumb in the area where teeth hit skin. About that same time I began developing a very platonic friendship with a man I met at church. It was slow at first, a brief […]Read more "How I Learned to Trust Again…"
Have you ever been so in love with someone that you’re convinced that no one in the world is as lucky as you? You’re convinced that somehow God saw it fit to bless you at this time and in this way…in such a way that he has never blessed anyone else ever, and brought a man […]Read more "Love Feels Like…"