Musings

The Naked Gospel

When I first came to you, dear brothers and sisters, I didn’t use lofty words and impressive wisdom to tell you God’s secret plan. For I decided that while I was with you I would forget everything except Jesus Christ, the one who was crucified. I came to you in weakness—timid and trembling. And my… Continue reading The Naked Gospel

Giving Back, Inspiration

I am privileged

We have been hearing a lot about privilege this days. Especially “white privilege.” If we take a moment to look at ourselves. We will be surprised how much privilege we have. I am a minority. I am also a Black woman. I have privilege. Here are the three most my three most powerful areas of… Continue reading I am privileged

Musings

3 simple reasons I am really okay with the NFL kneeling

The National Football League (NFL) players are getting heat all over the country for kneeling during the national anthem. Donald Trump declared that they should be fired. Mike Pence walked out on a NFL game in protest. This isn’t a new concept. As a child, I remember reading a book in which a teacher refused… Continue reading 3 simple reasons I am really okay with the NFL kneeling

Bookworm

3 great books to help you Adult

I think my whole generation is freaked by this concept of “adulting.” I wrote #adulting in response to a friend’s gif on Facebook and an older cousin asked if I felt liberated. I wish. What a wonderful generation to live in where adulting was freeing. For this generation adulting is more synonymous with struggle. All… Continue reading 3 great books to help you Adult

Musings

It’s Okay to be Racist and other little known truths

I am an African American in the sense that I have a rich African heritage. Some of my ancestors were the untamable Maroons who inhabited the mountainous interior of Jamaica fiercely fighting for their freedom from slavery. I proudly identify as a Caribbean American. I proudly wear my kinky curls in all their natural glory.… Continue reading It’s Okay to be Racist and other little known truths