Couch Beach

There is a stigma around counseling, psychologist and psychiatrists. People are ashamed to take care of their mental and behavorial health. I have heard people say that they don’t need anyone. My Truth understands that we were not created to do life alone. Take a figurative journey with me as I interpret a suitable helper […]

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Perfect Storm

It was the perfect storm. Everything at work was going well, yet my personal life was a tsunami. Grief and heartbreak were playing ring-around-Layla. In March of 2013, my mom had a massive stroke. We spent months working on her recovery, but God changed her assignment and made her my guardian angel in May of […]

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The Other “B” Words

The scenarios replay over and over. Did this really just happen? Did they really just do that?! My Sunshine, Marlon, always describes betrayal as “Forget your chick and the click you claim!” This is a PG excerpt from “Hit Em Up” by that great philosopher, Tupac Shakur. Here’s my thing, people with huge hearts, that […]

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I Should Have Stopped At The Oil Change

One November Day in 2006, I stopped at the neighborhood Oil Lube place to get an oil change in my 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The Pit Guy comes up and starts explaining to me that I could invest in less expensive oil. I thanked him and asked how I could repay him? He told me […]

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Path Pavers

My path has many pavers: How to build your faith How to start from the bottom How to handle heartbreak and broken trust How to grieve tough losses How to love like Jesus How to lead How to keep your smile and find joy How to be a humble servant How to know your role […]

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Let Your Heart Break

As I sat talking to my therapist, J.L., he told me to give in to the emotions. To feel them, acknowledge them but don’t stay in that place. It took some time, but alone in my home… I got down on my knees and told the Lord that I’d had enough. That I was taking […]

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