Month: June 2012

ChrisMillRihDrake

Meek Mill, Drake, and Chris Brown

Yesterday, I was amused to find out about an altercation that took place between Meek Mill, Drake, and Chris Brown.  Details are still sketchy, but Chris Brown reportedly received a sizable gash on his chin after being hit with a bottle.  Brown later shared a photo of his injury with his fans via Twitter.  Although initial reports had blamed Drake… Read more →

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5 Reasons Not To Lie: Thoughts on Shellie Zimmerman’s Arrest

News outlets are reporting that George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie has been arrested on charges of perjury because she knowingly omitted the $200,000 in donations her husband received though his donation website during his bail hearing.  In honor of her arrest, today’s post is a list of reasons that people shouldn’t lie. Lies are difficult to remember. Lies have a way… Read more →

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Manipulated by My Own Story

A few years ago, I found myself in quite the precarious situation.  The “friend” who I had trusted to be my accountability partner had revealed himself to be a person that I no longer wanted to be around.  For those of you who are unaware, an accountability partner is someone who you tell your biggest issues so they can pray… Read more →

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To Model or Not to Model: Part 2

Note: This is the second part of a 2-part series.  If you haven’t read part 1, click here. I was at the supermarket with my mother when I noticed a familiar phone number flashing on my cell phone’s screen.  It was my “nemesis” responding to my text.  Admittedly, I was surprised that he didn’t just text me back.  That’s what… Read more →

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On Creflo Dollar

Last Friday, after I finished posting a light-hearted commentary of a Youtube clip on Black Church singers, I started receiving texts and tweets about Creflo Dollar.  According to various media outlets, he had been arrested after an altercation between he and his 15-year-old daughter over a party allegedly escalated to violence and ended with him choking and slapping her.  He… Read more →

EggShells

Manipulated by a Life Story

Having a life story is an integral part of the human experience.  We all have incidents, good and bad, that have had a significant impact on the lives that we currently lead.  As a result, the sharing of these stories is an important part of the development of any relationship whether romantic or platonic.  Unfortunately, my time in ministry has… Read more →

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Punching Bag

As a minister, I often find myself in situations where I have to listen to people vent about their problems.  For the most part, I don’t mind.  After all, my friends can attest to the fact that conversations with me often become venting sessions.  Still, I am beginning to notice that some people take venting too far. In my time… Read more →

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It’s About Time

Media outlets are reporting that George Zimmerman was ordered to return to Florida after his bond was revoked.  He had lied about this finances by omitting the $200,000 in donations he had received prior to his arrest.  He had also withheld one of his two valid passports.  This turn of events is not surprising for people who have been following… Read more →