My Authentic Life

Yep, it’s been a while. Nevertheless here’s an interesting and enlightening post.  I wrote this poem back on November 22, 2009 and really had no intentions of posting it here. However,  I’m sharing it with you on what would be my 16th wedding anniversary, had my college sweetheart not decided he needed a break (2) [...]

Still Have Heart Issues?

The last few days have been an interesting, to say the least. Help, I Can’t Turn This Singing Baloon Off! My 5 year old keeps hitting the HUGE “singing” balloon I got for Valentine’s day and now, I can’t get the country and corny “Roses Are Red, My Love”  ballad out of my head!!lol! Okay, [...]

Free Valentine's Day MP3

Happy Valentines Day, I had a great time yesterday on Successfully Single, a virtual conference I did with my good friends Tara Travis and Barb Pruitt. Are You Successfully Single?! God really ministered as we all shared our testimonies and practical steps to we adhere to, to make sure we’re living Successfully Single. Of course [...]

Pray on Purpose!

There is absolutely nothing, like the power of prayer. Nothing. When done right, it invigorates, rejuvenates, and causes us to be in a better position to move in the timing of God and know that God is in control. During difficult times in our lives, it is not the time to give up or question [...]

Conquering Unforgiveness

I’ve barely been divorced for a year and find the depth of this human experience, quite amazing. You just never really know what random occurrence may stir up unexplainable emotions or evidence that hidden residue still exists. In mid-2008 when I realized, it appeared that despite my values, my morals and despite my commitment to [...]

Essence Magazine's Recent Blog Post Gives "Church Couples" Something To Ponder

Happy Monday! You know what? I almost forgot to share with you a post from another blog I read last week. It’s one of Essence Magazine’s blogs that has been receiving lots of feedback, so I knew I had to share it. It centers on whether or not Christians Married Folks are choosing the ‘church” [...]

Up & At 'em Down Single-Parenting Lane

Okay, so when I woke up this morning, it was just “one of those days”! You know, the kind we all have, right? I mean, I was tired, because I stayed up too late. I couldn’t roll over because at the moment I realized both my girls had made their way in my bed, which [...]

Nevertheless, Let's Count Our Blessings

As I sat home today spending some time outside with my girls enjoying the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, I was talking to another single mom about typical things. Kids, work etc … Our girls go to the same schools and play with each other, when time and lifestyles permit. As we were sharing about [...]

What I learned from my "Interrupted Life"

Over the last few days as those of you who’ve been reading my new blog have emailed me, I’ve noticed quite a bit.  Many email me with sincere thanks for just providing a blog like this. Then there are others, who are clearly still hurting, due to much church hurt that even the words “Truth [...]

Christian Divorce:Wrestling With Hope

18 months ago, I would never imagine that I’d be ready to let folks into such an intimate part of my life. However, as I move into 2010, I realize how important it is to share with hopes of encouraging others to share and heal as well. So far, I’ve had several messages from those [...]