Category Archives: Relationships

Traditional, friendships, marriage, family, work. They’re everywhere. Why are we so afraid to form them? Healthy, lasting relationships are not the key to happiness, but they do play a vital role in being happy and living a full life. Some why’s and how’s…

Love, unabridged.


Tonight, there is a place in my heart that is grieved sore with the pangs of anticipated emptiness that has come to full fruition. Love left it some years ago, and healing and restoration settled in where life left a … Continue reading

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“Don’t Bring Your Class Into the Reign “


Call: Sistah Girl, please, don’t bring your class into the reign. Don’t try to get over your hurt and your pain and leave us here stranded with your guilt and your shame. Don’t even try to put everyone else in … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Mirror…


So, I look at myself in the mirror, and the woman who stares back at me doesn’t at all resemble the woman I used to know. This woman staring back at me is deep.  In fact, she isn’t even staring … Continue reading

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Going ducky….. (Funny true story)


Random little-known Friday factoid: I am a duck-lover.   Okay, more along the lines of a duck-liker; I don’t exactly love them, per se.  Not in a Duck Dynasty kind of way.  I do, however, study their behavior when I can, … Continue reading

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Where I stand.


Will the REAL you please stand up?   I am one of those types of people that don’t really mind standing during events, presentations, or even on the bus ride to and from.  Just like any other woman, though, after a … Continue reading

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“Nobody here but us old folks…”


When I hear someone make a statement like that, especially of the older generation, my heart sinks into the pit of my stomach for a moment. I’m almost compelled to ask the question, “And what exactly does that mean?” For … Continue reading

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By grace, I’m free.


There is light at the end of my tunnel. No more shame, no guilt, no oppression.  Just infinite lessons on the inheritance of praise and abiding in God’s presence. For such a long time, I couldn’t see the light – … Continue reading

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