Being a light

I'm usually not one to say a person has to do anything every day, except brush your teeth, but as I get older, I see the value in doing the following three things and if you do them daily, they will change your life. You'll feel more joy, more love, and more connection. First, wake … Continue reading Being a light

My favorite things

I forgot I was supposed to write a blog today because I'm so focused on rewriting my manuscript. It's one of those days, and it might be one of those months. I don't know, I just want to get through it without having to properly apologize to too many people. 😉 So, the photo above … Continue reading My favorite things

How To Properly Apologize

  I thought today would be a perfect day to write a piece about apologies and how to give one appropriately. Since we're smack dab in the holiday season and most of us are spending more than enough time with our families, I consulted with my sister on this article and together, we have over … Continue reading How To Properly Apologize

The Birthday Girl

It's my daughter's birthday today, so I want to give her a shoutout because she's a pretty incredible person. Happy Birthday, Aleigha! Today is a day to celebrate you! And I'd like to do that with a story from your childhood. Don't worry, it's not embarrassing.  I'm saving those for another time. 😉 haha Remember … Continue reading The Birthday Girl

What do men have to do with it?

My father was sick for many years with COPD and emphysema. We all knew he would pass on before my mother, unless of course she had a tragic accident or an unexpected illness. Thankfully neither of those happened, and sadly, my dad died on February 28, 2015. Before he passed, I always believed it was … Continue reading What do men have to do with it?

Who was Venus Stewart?

Photos of Venus Stewart show a beautiful young woman with gorgeous brown eyes and a sweet smile. She was the mother of two little girls and she loved them with all of her heart. She did everything she could to protect them. Eight years ago she was divorcing her husband.  She and her daughters moved … Continue reading Who was Venus Stewart?

The Ghost of Gibraltar

The first sign of paranormal activity in our new home was a foul smell.  It smelled like decaying food and was relegated to one part of the house; my 9-year-old son’s bedroom closet.  A ghost was not my first guess as the source of this odor. I ransacked his room, emptying lunch sacks, backpacks from prior school years, … Continue reading The Ghost of Gibraltar

JOY – Just One You

  I've figured out a way to have joy in my life and I think this is how you can have it too.  I used to look out the window of my beige apartment, down to the parking lot below and think my life would always be a dark, scary, unhappy place. I thought all my … Continue reading JOY – Just One You

Boys, protect your virginity!

I was raised in a time when it was drilled into the minds of testosterone filled young men that their virginity was the greatest asset they had to offer an intimate relationship.  They were taught to protect their virginity like a precious pearl. This pearl was to be saved for one woman, not passed around, … Continue reading Boys, protect your virginity!

Do you believe in Angels?

It was a Saturday morning, and I had gotten there early to beat the crowd, hopefully not running into anyone I knew. Sometimes I like to keep to myself when I do my shopping because I’ve worn my worst pair of jeans, I have minimal make-up on that was put on in the dark, and … Continue reading Do you believe in Angels?