Jesus was 33 when he died. There is something enchanting about that. I feel old. Probably because many people I meet are younger than me and things didn’t used to be this way. But still, I feel like I have so much life left to live. Here are my reflections on my 33rd year of life and my wonders for my 34th.
I have never really been keen on dating apps because aside from it being a cheesy way to meet someone, I’ve always thought the compatibility questions they ask are so silly. I don’t really care too much if my significant other likes Dominos pizza as much as I do. You can’t build a relationship on […]Read more "Why Dating Apps Got It Wrong and Other Problems With the World"
I heard Eve say something profound in an interview once about her now husband. I mean I think we were all wondering because we have to admit the pairing surprised us. Eve, the Philadelphia stripper turned Ruff Ryder rapper ended up with an extremely white British guy with four white kids and a white ex-wife. Race aside, love is what I’m always rooting for but if we’re honest, we all noticed the pairing was odd. He has millions but she’s not exactly struggling herself so what was it?Read more "If You Can Do This, You Can Win Her Heart"
I am a forever evolving student of life. By day, I work in academia. My professionalism, tact, soft skills, and EQ have lent me many opportunities to learn from and grow with people. By night, I document my life in prose. I believe wholeheartedly in telling stories through art and the written word that allow an […]Read more "This is Who I Am"
My 8-year-old twins have a problem. There are three sides to the story. The Black Family in America has suffered tremendous setbacks since our arrival over 400 years ago. In recent decades, some, like Bill Cosby in his infamous 2004 comments and subsequent book “Come On People,” have placed the blame on the black community, […]Read more "The Single Parent Solution"
He was 9 years old when the officer brought the news. The knock was strong and hard and his father’s footsteps were heavy on the wooden floorboards. The door swung open and the foggy night air brought with it, a dense moisture, the thick smell of dying things and the devil. […]Read more "Hitler: Before He Met the Devil"
I recently became a contributor to my church’s newsletter “The Calvary Connection”. My column titled Fruit of the Womb will focus on parenting from a biblical perspective and is taken from the reference to children in Psalms 127:3. It reads “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord. The fruit of the womb is a […]Read more "The Single Parent’s Secret"