A year ago, I was a newly-unemployed, underfunded doctoral student and minister with a bit of a chip on my shoulder and some extra time on my hands. In my attempt to survive with no real income, I made the decision to start two businesses: Steps Toward Change Research Group and Ministerial Life. While Steps [...]
It is clear that I have fallen a bit behind my blogging schedule. When this week started, I definitely had intended on writing a post about the State of the Union Address. I also wanted to write another post on my thoughts on the season finale of The Sisterhood. Since I do not have enough time [...]
Apparently, African American women are not the only ones who find themselves in awkward conversations based on their choice to wear locs. Last night, while I was driving home from my mom’s house, I noticed a couple in the car next to me trying to get my attention while I was stopped at a red [...]
Note: Since this is the first post I have written after President Barack Obama’s historic win over Mitt Romney, I have to take the time out to say that prayer indeed works. It has been a while since I have written anything on this blog. I have noticed a pattern that whenever I am overwhelmed [...]
My group of friends all know the story of me and this girl I will refer to as MO for “missed opportunity.” We met at a time that just wasn’t good for either one of us, and my overly courteous nature left room for someone else to come in and sweep her off her feet. [...]
Within hours of posting “Little Eyes are Watching,” I found myself in a precarious situation. I was sitting at my mom’s house talking about my day when I got a text from my little cousin who had been on the phone with his girlfriend until moments before. It said “(Girlfriend’s name) just dumped me.” He [...]
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