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Your Monday Selfie

Have you ever missed your exit when traveling? You're so preoccupied that you drive to the next exit only to find that the next exit is not only miles away but there is also not a reverse exit that will take you back in the right direction. Instead, you have to keep going...
Have you ever had a "moment?" You know a "moment"- those times when you're not really certain of what's going on but confident that something is on the horizon. My moments generally range from anxiety over what to wear or not to wear, stress about my dating situation or lack...
I had no idea that my posting on apologies would resonate with so many people. I am grateful that so many took the time to not only read my posting but to respond. In reading the commentary, I was quickly reminded about the power of forgiveness too. Forgiveness, unlike an...
A good girlfriend asked me to write about this some time ago and I just didn't know where to start. As she and I discussed the perils of our society, we became overwhelmed and eventually somber by recent current events and civil unrest. No matter the headline - sexual abuse,...
Like many of you, I attended Resurrection Sunday service with family and friends. During the worship experience, we reflected on the ultimate sacrifice that Jesus Christ made for us when he gave his life on Calvary. We thought about the pain and anguish Christ endured as he gave...
A few months ago, I awakened to an untitled email from an old friend. She asked me to give her a call and left her phone number. No other information was provided. As I headed to my next destination, I paused to call my friend from the car. I really didn't know what she wanted...
This is certainly not the dating age of our parents. We rarely marry our high school or college sweethearts anymore and live happily ever. My maternal grandfather sent his four girls to college hoping they would get a good education. All of them received the good education he...
It’s often been said that a woman’s intuition is powerful. As women, we have the rare and innate ability to sense when something is wrong, something ain’t right or when something smells fishy. Often called discernment by church folks, emotional intelligence by psychologists, a...
"Are you sure you want to be married? Single is sexy, single is sassy and you do it really well, girl. Marriage is not the bed of roses that people tell you about. You will have to give up some of your independence. You will have to make someone else a priority. It’s a lot of...