Reminders from God’s Calendar

Monday night before bed, I reviewed my monthly goals. Goals are easier to chew when you take a bite each day. Say no to overindulgence, my friends. I said to myself, “When I wake up, I’m going to do this, this and this.” Gratefully, the sun rose and I had another chance to strive towards […]

The Spirit Virus

What ever happened to soul food? I’m not talking about the collard greens, the cornbread, the yams, or the dressing. I’m talking about the infectious, tasty conversations people use to bring to the table. Now, it seems like we as culture drink spoiled milk and vomit on others in public. Our attitudes being as tasteless […]

Death

Sometimes I wonder if it’s better than life Not here to witness everyday let downs and despair Death You’ve taken my friend, my grandmother, and my paw paw and my uncle Why do you come so soon Why do you come in the midst of joy Death I’m sitting on my friend’s grave Wondering if […]

What the Sun Told Me about Sacrifice 

6 months ago, I walked away from my Corporate America job. Most would consider it a “good job”, because I had great benefits, paid time off, and my own spacious office. Leading up to my departure, I struggled with working with no purpose, enthusiasm, or vision for the work I was doing. I was simply […]