A Story Both Old and New

Racism is not a new story and sadly, it isn’t an old one either. It wasn’t so long ago that the Little Rock Nine took literal steps to ending segregation in Arkansas over 60 years ago. It wasn’t so long ago that Jim Crow laws dominated the south. It wasn’t so long ago where oneContinue reading “A Story Both Old and New”

How to know if someone is “the one”

There are a lot of questions when dating or talking to someone you are interested in.  In the beginning stages, you might think:  Do they like me?  Do they think I’m attractive?  Will they call me again?  Will they run the other way when they see the worst sides of myself?  Do I have somethingContinue reading “How to know if someone is “the one””

Finding self-worth in a world of emptiness

I love to please people. I work hard to achieve things – stupid, meaningless things or accomplishments that I think people will love me for . . . Only to wind up feeling empty.   I grew up with a brilliant older brother who is a CPA certified accountant. For some reason, I always believed, noContinue reading “Finding self-worth in a world of emptiness”

Escaping the whirlpool of worry

If you are anything like me, you worry about what you cannot control. You worry about things out of your reach. You worry about the unknown future, what tomorrow will bring, and sometimes, it becomes a tidal wave of turbulence that tends to knock your breath away. Have you ever been caught in a riptide?Continue reading “Escaping the whirlpool of worry”

Surviving a spiritual desert

Sometimes life can be completely and utterly exhausting. I’m talking stress from work, family, or money issues to being mentally spent or physically tired.  Sometimes, life can seem like one day floats into another one… especially when we are all stuck at home all day waiting for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. It canContinue reading “Surviving a spiritual desert”

On the altar of love

Easter may have looked different this year – yes. Virtual services, maybe a small family gathering for lunch depending on the level of lockdown your county or state is under and definitely no wide-scale egg hunt. But maybe… Easter was more intimate. You were able to share a special time with your immediate family andContinue reading “On the altar of love”