Whaddya Know

When people are going against popular opinion at great risk to their personal reputation, livelihood, and even safety, you have to wonder why. If there is no reward other than a conscience compelled by truth, maybe it’s time to start listening. Such was the case with the first followers of Jesus. If Jesus did not…

Queen Angetifah

One of my friends used to call me a 40 year old black woman (I was 25) because I wore big hoop earrings and drove around in my Mitsubishi Galant grooving to Al Green and Johnny Taylor and Curtis Mayfield (sorry, just reminiscing here). I loved the music. I still do but I mostly listen…

My God Story

Guys. I have NEVER had it all together. Not before I was a Christian, and not since becoming one. I fall short every day. But if God can take the mess I was, the girl who thought she had zero value, then he can do the same for you. The amazing thing is, he longs…

Choosing Wisely

Today is waiting. I have so many choices ahead of me. Many of them have no right or wrong, and few have life-changing consequences. Still, however my day turns out depends on me. I could have picked up a shift at work this morning, but then I wouldn’t be sitting under a warm fuzzy blanket…

Get a Corn Dog. Or don’t. Up to you.

Life would be exponentially easier if someone would just hand us a map. We should have a full color guide to our adventure, similar to the ones they hand out at the entrance to Busch Gardens. We could pick out the best places to go, avoid the ones that make us throw up, and plan…

Tempted in Toronto

Bad Decisions. This could have been the name of the Lifetime Movie about my teens and early twenties. I was not a wise girl. Ten years later,  the bad choices are fewer and farther between and I am grateful. However,  they still happen, and now that I have wisdom,  experience,  and Jesus, they feel a…