Tag: Awkward Moments


About the Previous Post

This morning, I was excited about the prospect of blogging again. I set my latest post to be published at 9:00 AM, while I would be eating breakfast with my cousin who had just returned from a missions trip to Kenya. I had also started brainstorming about how I can convey some of my recent experiences in a form that… Read more →


Response to Dating While Smart from Clutch Magazine

Yesterday, one of my Facebook friends shared an interesting article called Dating While Smart from Clutch Magazine.  If you haven’t read the article, you can check it out here. In the article, the author Kalisha Buckhanon laments about the trouble she has experienced in finding a man who could appreciate her intellect and her interesting life experiences.  In addition to… Read more →

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Post-Breakup Music

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 was experiencing his first broken… Read more →


Another Shopping Mishap

Yesterday, I was doing some last-minute shopping for my fraternity’s national conference when I decided to attempt to buy a new suit.  I realized that it had been over four years since I had purchased my last one and I figured it was about time that I take my professional appearance more seriously–especially since my job requires me to go… Read more →


A Convicting Presence

One of my least favorite aspects of being in ministry is the fact that people always seem to assume that I am judging them.  As a result, they tend to go out of their way to try to explain their actions to me.  The irony is that most of the time, I really don’t care enough to judge people.  It’s… Read more →


Little Ears Are Listening

It all started about a year ago.  I was talking to my then 12-year-old cousin about some things that were going on at his school when he said the following: “My classmate’s mom looks like a match.” After I finished laughing, I proceeded to ask him what he meant. “She was dark-skinned and her hair was a very bright shade… Read more →


High Waters

A few weeks ago, I was in Pittsburgh with my frat brother for the weekend.  It was one of the few weekends that I had ever been away from my church.  Since I would be visiting another congregation, I made a point to go shopping in order to ensure that my outfit would fit their unofficial dress code.  After all,… Read more →


Social Media Reservations

I was minding my own business yesterday on Facebook when I found out some surprising information–my best friend from high school had gotten married.  Needless to say, I was happy for him.  For as long as I have known him, he has been the type of person who just wanted to settle down and become a family man.   It… Read more →