Growing Pains

Heartbreak hurts. Heartbreak is caused by death, losing a friend, not getting a job that you knew you’d be perfect for, disagreements with loved ones, delays to plans you just knew were rock solid or all out denial of your wants or desires in a situation. Heartbreak is pain. As you experience this pain, you […]

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Keep Swimming

I recall the day I told my #MainBreezy, LeAnne, that once my daddy passed it would break me. I’d just been through a lot of loss and devastation. My mom passed, I was divorced and my dad was home on hospice. I was on a launch at work. When I’d actually make it into the […]

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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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Pump Your Brakes

Sometimes we simply aren’t ready. Sometimes it just isn’t our time yet. Sometimes the battle has to be fought differently. Sometimes a delay to us is positioning for the next level or even another persons breakthrough! Instead of running through life at the speed of light, Take The Stairs. I am always eager for what’s […]

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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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