Dear Mother in Law

Dear Mother in Law, I promise you, we aren't out here to kill your sons. So let us cook him our meals even if it isn't as tasty as yours. Let us iron his clothes even if we barely know how. Don't shame us because we don't align with your standards of traditional housewives. He... Continue Reading →

Dear Pastor’s Daughter

Dear Pastor's daughter, Prodigal daughter, you've succumbed to the pressure of the title. You've slept with men you didn't even know their name. You've sold your body on a pole. You've snorted some of the interdict white powder... SO WHAT???!! Those who've judged you will somewhere down the line run into their own little dirty... Continue Reading →

Dear Envious Woman

Dear Envious Woman, I will trade you my green pastures that you've been peering over the fence, for one week If can tend to it like I can, if you will wake up early in the morning to water it, if you will mow it when it's needed, if will purchase fertilizer for it, if... Continue Reading →

Dear Nappy Hair

Dear Nappy hair, You are the girl with the good hair. You can braid it, perm it, lock it, fro it, curl it, flatiron it, its shrinkable - endless possibilities! Versatile hair is good hair. It is totally manageable, totally beautiful, totally presentable. and totally a handful. I love it. Embrace it!   Signed,

Dear Married Woman

  Dear Married Woman, By now... you have already come to the reality that marriage is work, a whole lot of work. Don't be unenthusiastic about this, put in the work. You aren't alone. One of the mistakes that is decaying our community is married women who prey on single girls. Please don't shame the... Continue Reading →

Dear Younger me

Dear younger me, Outrightly, you are a force. I mean it. Like a wind. You are a force. Invisible! Unscented! Yet... Powerful! Destructible! Invisible! Yup, you will be invisible for years. People won't be cognizant of your existence. No one will want to be your friend. You will be an unmitigated disaster. You will be... Continue Reading →

Dear Esther

Dear Esther Your prayer is going to save the Nation, so start praying" [[Based on True Story: Book of Esther] Like Ruth, you are of a woman who have her own book and named after her. You go girl, that is quite noteworthy. Oddly enough, your book starts off with your husband’s ex-wife. They stripped... Continue Reading →

Dear Jezebel

Dear Jezebel “Use your bravery for positivity” [[Based on True Story: Book of Kings]] To be honest, I never thought I would be writing you. We are taught to avoid you by ALL means necessary. Here I am closing the series and the year with "Dear Jezebel." You're the most notorious woman in the bible.... Continue Reading →

Dear Mary Magdalene

Dear Mary Magdalene Turn your gratitude into Servitude [[Based on True Story: Book of Luke 8:1-3 Mark 16:9]]  Dear Mary Magdalene, We heard Jesus healed you from having seven demons. The actual footage isn’t chronicled. We have very few details. Seven demons meant you had to have practiced these 7 most deadly sins, greed, pride,... Continue Reading →

Dear Elizabeth

Dear Elizabeth, It is your DUTY to know what God told your husband [Based on a Biblical Event Luke 1] Dear Elizabeth, I've heard about you... especially during the Christmas season... you are the mother of John the baptist, the one who came to prepare a way for the Lord. Prior to that, you were... Continue Reading →

Dear Jochebed

Dear Jochebed “Adopt over abort - there is Greatness is in your womb.” [[Based on True Story: Exodus 2]] Dear Jochebed, It must have been hard for you to carry this child for 9 months, give birth to him, nurture, raise him then have to give him away to another woman. Not given to another... Continue Reading →

Dear Sinful Woman

Dear Sinful Woman Don't let people shame you from worshiping God [[Based on a True Story: Luke 7:36-50]] No matter how much good we do, that tiny itty-bitty sin always find a way to change our name to its name - they call you the “sinful woman” as if all other women born and unborn... Continue Reading →

Dear Martha

Dear Martha from Bethany You worry too much [[Based on a True Story: Luke 10]] Dear Martha, You are a busy woman, I see. You constantly find things to keep yourself occupied. You have a little perfectionist in you. You have so many good qualities, you are good-natured and you are a servant. You are... Continue Reading →

Dear Miriam

Dear Miriam “Gossiping is a sin” [[Based on True Story: Numbers 12 ]]  Dear Miriam, There is nothing juicer than a piece of rumor or drama that is forbidden. When you know something they say, "don't tell anyone" that's when you have the hitchiest itch to tell someone. Nevertheless, when one desires to serve God... Continue Reading →

Dear Rachel & Leah

Dear Rachel & Leah Stop competing with each other [[Based on True Story: Genesis 29 ]] When your father give you both to the same man, Jacob... you have nothing left but to compete with each other to get the best of that man. This sister feud is quite common. We see it all the... Continue Reading →

Dear Servant Girl

Dear Servant Girl “You have more purpose than you think” [[Based on True Story: 2 Kings 5:1-19]] Dear Servant Girl, Wearing your shoes, it is easy to feel out of place. Unwanted. Unknown. Under appreciated. Under esteemed...  Under-aged... Underrated. Under and under. People look at you like you are a servant girl. They treat you... Continue Reading →

Dear Job’s Wife

Dear Job’s Wife “Don’t divorce him.” [[Based on a True Story: Job 2:9-10.]] Dear Job’s Wife, They say, “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from God” but I don’t know much of a good thing you were to Job. Though you didn’t say much, you said enough, enough to... Continue Reading →

Dear Peninnah

Dear Peninnah “Where is your compassion” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 1:1-8]]   Dear Peninnah,  The thought of sharing a husband is quite disheartened but nonetheless your story includes Hannah and yourself sharing Elkanah. There isn’t much about you but what's reveal is quite gloomy. You have children but your sister-wife Hannah doesn’t... Continue Reading →

Dear Bathsheba

Dear Bathsheba “Sorry I judged you.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Samuel 1]] Dear Bathsheba, I'm offering you condolences for the passing of your husband and your child. This is the second letter I am writing to you. The first one couldn’t be sent to you. Owning to the severity of my words. It... Continue Reading →

Dear Samaritan Woman at the Well

Dear Samaritan Woman at the Well “Return the woman's husband to her. Your own is coming. Wait for him’’ [[Based on a True Story: John 4]]   Dear Samaritan Woman, I’ve read your story. Now, I've discovered that you were not just a simple woman sleeping around. You were smart. You had a tremendous amount... Continue Reading →

Dear Potiphar’s Wife

Dear Potiphar’s wife “Be faithful – be honest.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 39]]   Dear Potiphar’s wife, I must say that you are certainly persistent. Though that persistence was for ill purposes, it is still admired. You are the type that will do whatever it takes to get your way. The ones who... Continue Reading →

Il n’y a pas de Rose sans épines

This morning, I woke up to a grief strickening message, my grandmother has journeyed to be with the Lord. I know she is in a better place because she was very pious, fully devoted to God. She left a legacy of faith for us. At 83, she's lived a good life, 7 children, 22 grandchildren... Continue Reading →

Dear Daughters of Zelophehad

Dear Daughters of Zelophehad “The blessing is in the instruction” [[Based on a True Story: Numbers 27]]   In the Old Testament, the inheritance customs were to bequeath from a father’s riches to his sons. But when a father dies and doesn’t have any sons but five daughters what happens then? They team up together... Continue Reading →

Dear Widow

Dear Widow “Your Little is Enough.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Kings 4:1-7]] Dear Widow, You just lost your husband and now his creditors are threatening to take away your sons as ransom. What a deeply disturbing experience. Now, you are in a dire necessity to live. Seeking help, you ask Elisha, a man... Continue Reading →

Dear Mary

Dear Mary “There is Greatness in your Womb” [[Based on a True Story:]]   Dear Mary, How do you look people in the eyes with the same innocent you once used now that it seems like you’ve been living a lie all along. It had to be hard for you to persuade people to believe... Continue Reading →

Dear Shunammite Woman

Dear Shunammite Woman “All is well.” [[Based on a True Story: 2 Kings 4:8-37]]   Dear Shunammite Woman, When one have accrued great wealth, it is easy to omit the less fortunate. Having a good life makes it is easy to neglect God’s work. Busy spending the money and busy making more, excluding helping those... Continue Reading →

Dear Poor Widow

Dear Poor Widow “The size of your offering doesn’t matter. Give your best. Your few cents matter” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Mark 12:41-44]]   Dear Poor Widow, In four verses, we’ve gained a very great deal of insight. You got two things working against you, you are a widow and you are... Continue Reading →

Dear Queen Vashti

Dear Queen Vashti “Keep your Standards” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 38]]   Dear Queen Vashti, My letter to you is a little deferred as I became afraid that people would think that I’m praising you for disobeying your husband, which the bible talks against. What would my reader think? But, I had to... Continue Reading →

Death to the Notion of…

Death to the notion of… Death is a tragic experience for EVERYONE, to those they call “thugs” and to those they call “chickens”. Our human instinct continues to struggle with accepting death. In that grieving process, there is that pain that is indescribably too evident to deny. The death of our loved ones is totally... Continue Reading →

Dear Bilhah & Zilpah

Dear Bilhah & Zilpah “Your sacrifice is notable.” [[Based on True Story: Book of Genesis 30]] Dear Bilhah and Zilpah, Bilhah handmaiden to Rachel and mother of Dan, Naphtali. Zilpah handmaiden to Leah and mother of Gad and Asher. You were treated like a slave. You were commanded to sleep with someone's husband to bare... Continue Reading →

Dear Ruth

Dear Ruth “Your selflessness won’t go unnoticed.” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Ruth]] Dear Ruth, Listen here lady, not too many women have their own book named after them in the bible, not even the mother of Jesus. By not too many, I mean there is only the two, you and Esther. Talk... Continue Reading →

Dear Jephthah’s Daughter

Dear Jephthah’s Daughter [[Based on a True Story: Judges 11:29-40]] You have one of the most painful narratives to read, think, and talk about. This tragedy is never talked about. People don’t preach on it. Vows is something that we should never break, matrimonial vows and vows made to God. Unfortunately, your father made a... Continue Reading →

Dear Rahab

Dear Rahab "God doesn’t need other’s approval to use you.” [[Based on a True Story: Joshua 2 & Joshua 6:22-25]]   Dear Rahab, They say prostitutes aren’t virtuous. I surely said it myself on numerous occasions. Who knows… you may have said it too yourself. The occupation you chose says that your moral values were... Continue Reading →

Dear Dinah

Dear Dinah “You are of great value.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 34]]   Dear Dinah, Out of all the women in the bible you have the saddest narrative, innocent and defiled. Still, the man who defiled you suddenly loves you enough to ask for your hand in marriage. After he shamed you, degraded... Continue Reading →

Dear Tamar

Dear Tamar “Your past isn’t too for you to be a part of Jesus’ lineage.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 38]]   Dear Tamar, Your wicked husband died, you then marry his brother, he too died. When you realized his next to kin wasn’t going to be given to you, you took matters in... Continue Reading →

Dear Sapphira

Dear Sapphira “God over husband” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Acts 5:1-10]] Dear Sapphira, Your memoir holds tons of weight. Why? Well, for one this is the only encounter we see in the bible regarding a woman interacting with the Holy Spirit. The other thing is seeing the consequences of when we sin... Continue Reading →

Dear Eve

Dear Eve “If God said, ‘No’ then no it is.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis]] Dear Eve, You are the bona fide First Lady, first woman ever - God’s objective and prototype for women. We are all a replicas of you. Being that you are the truest first lady, you became the first wife,... Continue Reading →

Dear Rachel

Dear Rachel, You are the pretty one. The one that causes men to say, "daaaaaaaaannng" when you pass by. If any woman knows how it feels to be tremendously loved by a man, you are that woman. Jacob willing to give you the World. His love for you compelled him to give you the best.... Continue Reading →

Dear Delilah

Dear Delilah “Protect your husband’s Strength.” [[Based on a True Story: Judges 16]] Delilah, my beloved friend, what you did to Samson was depraved. You lost your moral compass sis. You deceived and destroyed him, for what, $1,100 (pieces of silver)! Girlfriend, this can’t even pay your rent though. It seemed that the money was... Continue Reading →

Dear Sarai

Dear Sarai “Nothing can obstruct God’s promises in your life.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 18]] Dear Sarai, They called you Sarah for short, the mother of many nations. The irony is you don’t even have a child. Turns out, you are a problem solver. You seem to have a solution to every problem,... Continue Reading →

Dear Jarius’ Daughter

Dear Jarius’ Daughter “Send the mockers out. Even when death shows up, wait” [[Based on a True Story: Matthew 9:18–26, Mark 5:21-43, Luke 8:40–56 ]]   Dear Jarius’ Daughter, Not many narratives are duplicated in the bible. Au contraire, yours was on three different accounts. Each reporter tells their own rendition of what they saw... Continue Reading →

Dear Manoah’s wife

Dear Manoah’s wife “The blessing is in the instruction” [[Based on a True Story: Judges 13]] Dear Manoah’s wife, You are the mother of one of the strongest man in the bible, Samson. Strangely enough your son is more talked about than you. Failure to talk about you has caused many of us to lose... Continue Reading →

Dear Zipporah

Dear Zipporah “Your audacity save the leader” [[Based on True Story: Exodus 4:18-31]] Dear Zipporah, I said to myself, “should I write her a letter? What would I speak to her about?” I decided not to write you your letter but then I went back to read your story and I saw it. There it... Continue Reading →

Dear Gomer

Dear Gomer “Your past doesn’t define you.” [[Based on a True Story: Book of Hosea]]   Dear Gomer, You have a secret… a secret that ironically everyone knows about. You are probably wondering if you are the only one with this little secret. You are not and those who do rarely admit as much. There... Continue Reading →

Dear Syrophoenician Woman

Dear Syrophoenician Woman, “You are deserving” [[Based on a True Story: Matthew 15:21-28]]   Dear Syrophoenician Woman, Your narrative is a lost file; barely talked about. It also consists of distinct or unconnected elements from the other stories in the bible. The Jesus you’ve encountered wasn’t the Jesus that the Samaritan woman, woman with the issue... Continue Reading →

Dear Priscilla

Dear Priscilla “Power of Two” [[Based on a True Story: Acts 18]]   Dear Priscilla, Your story is very simple, not much recorded. Each time your name was mentioned, in all the six times, there is wisdom to be gained. Without exception, your name is accompanied with Aquila, your husband, always. Your story teaches us... Continue Reading →

Dear Jarius’ Daughter

Dear Jarius’ Daughter “Send the mockers out. Don’t be afraid, only believe. Even when death shows up, wait” [[Based on a True Story: Matthew 9:18–26, Mark 5:21-43, Luke 8:40–56 ]]   Dear Jarius’ Daughter, Not many narratives are duplicated in the bible. Au contraire, yours was on three different accounts. Each reporter tells their own... Continue Reading →

Dear Lot’s Wife

Dear Lot’s Wife - “Move on.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 19]]   Dear Lot’s Wife, Why did you look back? Often when we hear of people looking back it is to make sure they didn’t leave anything of value behind. What were you regretting of leaving behind? What’s the secret? A lover? A... Continue Reading →

Dear Hannah

Dear Hannah “Don’t be afraid to give back to God what He gave to you.” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 1 & 2]] Dear Hannah, For a long time you battled with a state of uncertainty. You wondered if you are defective. You wondered if your husband loves you. You wondered if God... Continue Reading →

Dear Leah

Dear Leah “Don’t sell yourself short to be loved.” [[Based on a True Story: Genesis 29]] Dear Leah, They call you the “ugly one” because of a scar, a blemish, a lisp, rough skin, cockeyed… Stigmatized, marginalized, disenfranchised… forever. No one found you attractive. Even your father pitied you to the point he gave you... Continue Reading →

Dear Jabez’s Mother

Dear Jabez’s Mother “Don’t name your child after your situation. Don’t pain your child with your pain” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Chronicles 4:9-10]] Dear Jabez’s Mother Any soon-to-be-mothers want their pregnancy to be perfect and stress free. Finding the perfect hospital to give birth, perfect color for the nursery, and even finding the... Continue Reading →

Dear Orpah

Dear Orpah “Never apologize for Choosing You.” [[Based on a True Story: Ruth 1:1-14]] People have a way of making others feel so guilty for not doing a noble act. Be a little patient and further down the line, catch these people wearing your shoes take the same steps you took. Hey! You did what... Continue Reading →

Dear Abigail

Dear Abigail “Your wisdom and self control” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Samuel 25]] Dear Abigail, You are of the most sublime women in the bible. Yet, you don’t get any features in many books for it. As a matter of fact your story seems to be plain and boring, concealed in the book... Continue Reading →

Dear Woman Caught in Adultery

Dear Woman Caught in Adultery “You’re past is expired. You’re forgiven” [[Based on a True Story: John 8:1-11]] Dear Woman Caught in Adultery, The buzz is that you were sleeping around with a man. They poked and poked until they found it. Catching you in the act was seemingly the direct evidence they needed to... Continue Reading →

Dear Widow of Zarephath

Dear Widow of Zarephath “It may be difficult or seems impossible for you but do it anyway.” [[Based on a True Story: 1 Kings 17:8-16]] Dear Widow of Zarephath, I certainly had to take in why God had to use you to feed Elijah. You, being that you are a widow, with a little child... Continue Reading →

Well, Hello Dear

Hello 2019… or should I say, Hello You. We commonly hear, “this new year is going to be my year.” Yet, we find that, our non-resoluted resolutions have been there since 2010. Does that mean that 2010 and 2018 are the same? Nope, that means you’ve been the same. So, instead of speaking to the... Continue Reading →

Girl, Listen to my Voice

As 2018 draws to a close, I’m appreciative of all the various blessings that I've harvested. It was a good year, a great year actually. I got married. I saw my father and brother after six years. I witnessed two of my girlfriends marry their beau. I reached a milestone. As for you, I’m confident... Continue Reading →

Dance with the BIG girls

Dance with the Big Girls The Christmas Eve production at my church was good this year. My favorite part was a praise dance by the little girls age 7-9. These girls walk on the stage and lined up. Then they added this little girl in the middle. Based on her outfit, a few things were... Continue Reading →

When he goes HIGH you go low

When he goes high you go low. Ladies, this one is for you. Actually, all of my posts are for you. But this one is a special one. Michelle Obama gave one of the best speeches in World history. I don’t intend to talk politics on my posts, we have enough controversial topics as is.... Continue Reading →

Please, Stop Praying!

Let me start this post with a disclaimer: I love God and I love prayer. Now that we’ve got this out of the way, let’s get started. I don’t know if conservative Christians will concur with this post. However, I know that this post doesn’t retract from the truths of the Bible but supports it.... Continue Reading →

The Pain, the Pill, the Legend

The Pain, the Pill, the Legend  Pain is painful, if that makes any sense. There is nothing worst than pain, an intense agony decaying one’s peace. Pain is also powerful; it controls people’s mind and may even remove the human instinct of compassion. Pain kills people and causes people to kill others. One who is... Continue Reading →

Throw the Whole Kiki Away

If you have never found out who Kiki is, that is ok. I haven’t either. Kiki just become famous over the summer, courtesy of Drake being in his feelings. No one knows who she is. I even googled her, “Who is Kiki?” Finally found something that Google don’t know. Based on Drake’s unassertiveness Kiki doesn’t... Continue Reading →

Get out of her Uterus

“Get out of my pussy” is the title of one of the chapters of Gabrielle Union’s book, “We’re going to need more Wine.” In this chapter she vulnerably opens up about a wound that she had for a very long time, the infertility wound. She had eight or nine miscarriages. That’s enough pain for eight... Continue Reading →

Dead Roses

No one ever talks about dead roses. Roses are only praised for their beauty, their vibrant color and their fragrance. The dead roses are metaphors for dead romance, dead moments, dead anything that ought to be alive in relationships. They are untold non-fiction stories because fiction sounds so much more intriguing. Every relationship has them,... Continue Reading →

Custom made 

I would categorize myself as a persnickety person. Nothing is ever minor or trivial for me. I meticulously do the things that I do. When I started dress shopping, I knew what I wanted to look like as a bride. I spent nearly 11 months looking for my dress. I dragged my best friend around... Continue Reading →

The Inheritance

It brings comfort knowing that someone cared enough to leave you something. Something that you have not worked for but they felt you were deserving of it. An inheritance. They leave money, real estate, and personal property for you. These endowments often leave people set for life. They may never have to work again. Struggle... Continue Reading →

Prayer Works, Always!

Contrary to popular belief, prayer works. Always has and always will. This is not my first blog post about prayer. I’m sure this won’t be the last, due to its importance, advantages and even its misconception. I was conversing with someone recently and they questioned the potency of prayer. This conversation sparked this post. I’ve... Continue Reading →

Dear Breast Cancer

Dear Breast Cancer, Meaning that this is my first time ever talking to you maybe this letter should be more welcoming and friendly. But, I can’t find it in me to be nice or cordial to you. You suck! Like, big time. The dictionary doesn’t have enough negative adjectives to describe you. You’re aggressive. You... Continue Reading →

Gorgeous Without It

I nearly had a nervous breakdown the other day. I took a picture on my phone, it came out really nice. I wanted to post it on Instagram but I had a little reservation. I had way too many flaws. My skin looked rough and tough. I could see the uneven skin texture. I was... Continue Reading →

Celebrate Yourself

I was talking to my baby brother the other day and he said, “I don’t think I’ve ever said this to you before, but I am proud of you. You’ve accomplished so much.” These words meant so much to me. I never actually took time to appreciate or celebrate my accomplishments. The delays, hurdles, self-disappointments,... Continue Reading →

Healing for a Grieving Friend

When someone loses a loved one, there is but a few words that you can give to comfort them. When someone loses a 9 month old baby there is absolutely nothing that brings comfort. There are no answers for any of their questions. There is nothing left but turmoil, barrenness and pain. That is where... Continue Reading →

The Empty Love Tank

For a myriad of decades, we, the people have been waking up with a grateful heart and smiles on our faces to be quickly vanished by CNN’s “Breaking News.” The news has been tremendously devastating. Whether you are in High School in Columbine Colorado, at the World Trade Center in New York City, in an... Continue Reading →

Just Ask

“The greatest tragedy in life is the prayers that go unanswered because they go unasked.” Mark Batterson. The genesis of Jesus’ miracles is embedded in John chapter 2. John tells us that Jesus and the disciples were invited to a wedding, which the name of the newlywed isn’t mentioned. During the reception, the wine runs... Continue Reading →

Who is invited to the Wedding?

The moment people know you're engaged, they've become the inspector gadget. They have many questions. “Have you set a date yet?” (Uhm, NOOOOOO! I got engaged just a few hours ago). Then the “How did he propose,” The “let me see the ring.” I'm ecstatic and thrilled to show off my hand to ANYONE who would... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Daddy

Dear daddy, my disciplinarian, There is a surfeit of great things to say about you but I just don’t know where to begin. A father’s love is so special to his daughter. As you know, you are very special to me. You told me how much you loved me and how beautiful I am daily.... Continue Reading →

Comparison Cripples Creativity

“Stop comparing your beginning to someone else’s middle” Trent Shelton Growing up as a little girl, I was always being compared with my peers. If it wasn’t one thing, it was another. I just wasn’t good enough. I hated it! I wanted to be me and me alone. I had numerous internal battles because I... Continue Reading →

Life comes with lemons, lemons with the most pits and the sourest lemon at that. The ones that are too lemony to make lemonade. Then, life comes with two kinds of surprises. We get those that put a smile on our faces and those that can break our hearts. For the most part, life is... Continue Reading →

Dont Jump

Life throws at us many curveballs and fastballs. Sneaky and Fast! Born today and an adult tomorrow. Fast! But life is a beautiful thing, with the ups and downs that come with it. Its days are like a box of assorted chocolate that you would receive on February 14th. Some are like the pecan crunch,... Continue Reading →

You Have to GROW Through It

“Nothing good comes easy” Renaldo Connor.  Imagine if you never did sit-ups, crunches, planks, would you ever have a six-pack? Working-out, going to the gym requires discipline and consistency. When the lactic acid builds up and burns, we still have to keep going. It is through this environment that we build muscle. It has to... Continue Reading →

Run – No Excuse for Domestic Violence

One of fondest memories I have of my mom is when we used to spend our whole Saturday watching Lifetime movies. What captivated us and kept us watching were the “based on a true story” tagline that introduced the majority of the movies. One of the movies we watched was “A Cry for Help: The... Continue Reading →

I cannot Keep up with the Joneses

I cannot! For hundreds of years the Rockefellers, the Astors, and the Vanderbilts have been duplicating their wealth like the cytokinesis step in the Mitosis cell cycles, ranking them the richest Americans in History. Meanwhile, my bank account just went through the apoptosis stage, cell death. I cannot afford to care about my standard of... Continue Reading →

Urgently Needed

It is often said, “I don’t need a man… men need to step up…. Men need to take care of their responsibilities.” Whether it is true or false, that’s an argument for a different day. The belief of not needing a man is a myth in my opinion. Men are NEEDED, urgently needed. We need... Continue Reading →

This Jealousy thing is REAL

Jealousy is actually a thing… something that is actually ongoing and causing rot in our World. While people should be happy for other’s accomplishments, some find themselves hungered and angered for that success. Many women manage to forge the happiness they "have" for others. They are both envious and jealous. A jealous friend is like... Continue Reading →

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see. - Anonymous Our eyes are a set of organs that is indispensable to having an independent life. It gives us the ability to care for others and ourselves. It gives us the ability to admire all of God’s creativity in nature. All the while... Continue Reading →

The Ugly Me

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and BAM out of nowhere you feel UGLY? Really, You haven’t? Hmm! Well, I have. And it sucks! I’ve looked in the mirror cringing at how I look. For as long as I can remember people always called me “ugly.” Sometimes, it wouldn’t affect me but... Continue Reading →

Please Keep It

Throwing things away is quite therapeutic. It is refreshing. It is like a new start, a breath of fresh air. We throw away ripped jeans, (well… not in this era) but, old shoes, old books, leftovers. We dispose of used things and damaged things. Then… there are some things that we need that we disappointingly... Continue Reading →

If I Can Only Be Like YOU

I went to Bloomingdales and purchased Coco Chanel Mademoiselle Parfum. It smells oh soooo good. Aside from being a shoe-aholic, I am a perfume enthusiast. If a lady is going to wear that little black dress accompanied with a nice pair of shoes, she is going to need a fragrance to compliment it. That is... Continue Reading →

Marie Lucille Azor – Stronger With Her

I’ve had a blast talking about 29 women who have had some great influences in my life. It is absolutely refreshing to know these ladies, the ones near and far. I look to them for inspirations, prayers, laughs and to carve out memories. As I close the curtain on the #StrongerWithHer Highlight, I couldn’t exclude... Continue Reading →

It CANNOT Wait

“Never postpone YOUR vision waiting on help.” – Trent Shelton You got ONE life to live. One Dream to pursue. One You, to make it happen. Everything else will fall into place in the opportune time. What are you waiting for to go for it? A million dollars? A friend? An invitation? Help? Your dreams... Continue Reading →

Deborah Lindor – Stronger with Her

It is often said, “behind every great man is a great woman.” Deborah has proven this to be so true. She demonstrates it oh so well. As her husband, Jeff has become one of the most influential men in our community she has tirelessly worked behind the scenes to help build this legacy. She makes... Continue Reading →

Lissa Matthieu – Stronger with Her

Elegance Extraordinaire! Modesty Overload! Are what come to mind when I think of Lissa. But, before I knew her as such, I knew her as a singer and praise and worship leader. We sadly live in a society where beauty is defined by all of our physical adornments, 20-inch bundles, pearls, Mac Ruby Woo lippie,... Continue Reading →

Mymose Connor – Stronger with Her

I met her in her womb. She is my mom, beautiful inside and out. When she walked in the room there was this vivaciousness that she had. She was graced with great panache and elegance. She was indeed, “une femme avec classe.” She had this thing about her that I thought was quite bizarre, she... Continue Reading →

M. Skye Holly – Stronger with Her

Looking at M. Skye from afar you will immediately detect her peaceful demeanor. She is a woman of few words… until you get to know her. She is quite an eloquent speaker who loves to talk to people. Upon every interaction with her, you will discover the amount of benevolence and sapience stored within her,... Continue Reading →

Danielle Gerestan – Stronger With Her

Moving to the United States was emotionally difficult for me. Being bullied all my teenage years, I dreaded starting over here in the U.S. Then I met Danielle just a couple of days after moving here. She's my very first friend and one of the best blessings that I received. I have yet to find... Continue Reading →

Manouchka Charles – Stronger With Her

Manouchka is everyone’s little sister; she’s good-natured, good-humored and good-hearted. She is teachable, musically tuned and loves people. As she led worship at the Well, I couldn’t help but notice her fire for God. Her decisions revolved around the plans that God has set for her. Moving to Miami was one of these decisions. If... Continue Reading →

As a Woman’s heart is, so is she

Do you remember the series of commercials, “What’s in your wallet?” I really enjoyed them. It has put things into perspective for me. The lesson that I amassed from it is that what’s in one’s wallet is important. Maybe it is an American Express, a Discover card, Visa or MasterCard, maybe it is just a... Continue Reading →

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