Forgive our indifference Forgive our selfishness Forgive our hatred Forgive our anger Forgive our racism Forgive our bigotry Forgive our unbelief Forgive our lack of empathy Forgive our lack of tolerance Forgive our lack of compassion Forgive our violence Forgive our fighting Forgive our division Forgive our ruthlessness Forgive our lack of love Forgive our … More Dear God…forgive us!
Depression: “feelings of severe despondency and dejection.” I was depressed, and I didn’t even know it. I never liked the word “depressed.” I said I was at peace, but I was actually numb – The hurt was so grave I didn’t know what else to do but to mask it with what I called peace, … More Take off the mask…
I said yes. I moved across the country, and I gave up my identity. I became a wife, his partner. I became the homemaker, housekeeper (well not for long), I became the accountant and soon after I became the mother of his children. During the past 24 years, I juggled my identity, our lives, the … More Saying I do…..
The call came in. My father had a heart attack and is intensive care. I sit still and wait. I sit still and process what is before me. Do I love or do I walk away Do I choose to remember how he protected me or do I remember how he treated my mom? Do … More Do I call?
Why do women struggle with self-care? Why do we think if we lay down, take a nap, close off the noise we are neglectful. Why do we think that if we tell our kids I need some time alone, we are bad moms? If we say to our friends I need some space, we are … More Just lay down!
Have you ever met someone and thought, where have you been all my life? Or say, I am so glad that you are a part of my life and I couldn’t do this without you. Folks come into your life, sit at your table, break bread, and then BAM! They are gone! One disagreement, one … More Relationships…they’re complicated..but they are necessary!