God has bigger plans for our loved ones than we could ever have for them. If we never let go, we may never know just what it is our loved one can accomplish in life.
(September 2016) I had a conversation with a young friend of mine that was preparing to go to college. From her intonations I gathered that she was everything but excited for college. Without even asking, she offered her thought and said, “As an African kid, what choice do you have?” I laughed hysterically because it … Continue reading Western Smarts: Why Asking “Why?” is Important
On September 11, 2001, my second day of high school, I sat in my 2nd period Science class in Newark, NJ and saw the smoke from the Twin Towers make its way across the sky. That day is forever imprinted in my memory. Little did I know what that tragedy would bring about for the … Continue reading Poetry: War
Essentially, it starts in the home, and not with the TV. Our daughters should be taught to believe that they are priceless and our sons should be taught that acknowledging, appreciating, and protecting a woman’s worth will make them men of standard and men of honor.
(2007) When I look up and the see the clouds coming in, When I notice the air is getting windy & thick, When I hear the sound of rain beating my shelter, When I am startled by the loud thunder, When I am jolted by the strike of lightning, When I am soaked in the … Continue reading Poetry: When it Rains It Pours
We need to keep in mind that at this stage we are, in fact, adults, but we still need to honor our parents. We are to honor God by honoring our parents...