Even When Devastated, Give Thanks

“Excuse me but I think your daughter is hurt.” My eyes looked up from the book I was reading, across the field to the opposite side of the track where the long jump pit was located. It was an absolutely beautiful day, with the sun shining brightly and only a few clouds in the sky. … Continue reading Even When Devastated, Give Thanks

Mission Impossible? Accept My Family Just the Way They Are

I recently read an article about couples, and one of the men that was interviewed stated the thing he loved most about his significant other was that she didn’t try to change him. WHAT? I paused after reading this. There was nothing about this man that she wanted to change? Wow, must be nice… After … Continue reading Mission Impossible? Accept My Family Just the Way They Are

A Gift or Weapon, What’s Your Intention When You Open Your Mouth?

My birthday is next week. For the last few birthdays, I have focused on a certain theme or character trait to develop in my life over the course of that year. I remember year 42 was about being courageous, as a nod to Jackie Robinson, who wore that famous number when he had the courage … Continue reading A Gift or Weapon, What’s Your Intention When You Open Your Mouth?

Who’s Guiding You Into Your Future?

This past weekend we commemorated the 2nd anniversary of Destined 4 the Dub! Two years ago, while in the middle of a painful and uncertain time, I made the decision to document the journey of faith I had been unexpectedly thrust into. Earlier that year, I attended a publishing conference for spiritual writers of color, … Continue reading Who’s Guiding You Into Your Future?

Walking Through Difficulties With Your Head Held High

This week’s blog was supposed to be one of celebration. My first published article came out in the March issue of Guideposts magazine, and I was planning to share the lesson I learned through that deeply personal experience. But God had other plans, and I pray my story really speaks to those who are feeling … Continue reading Walking Through Difficulties With Your Head Held High