The Love Letter

Beloved, A resting bitch face? – so they say. Maybe. But it doesn’t matter anyway. Their opinion of you is irrelevant. You don’t owe them your smile. It’s reserved for whom and when you choose. Just because he may speak to you and you may even speak back, Doesn’t mean he gets to inhale your time and invade your space You don’t owe…

A Spiritual Awakening

On Resurrection Sunday, I am reminded of days gone by…days when we used to call it Easter Sunday. I’m not sure when that changed, but I’m sure the meaning is still the same. I remember freshly washed, pressed and Shirley temple curled hair that was partially hidden underneath an Easter bonnet, pristine white gloves, big…

WHAT ARE YOU SAYING ABOUT YOURSELF?

Long before I ever had my first article published in the Florida Times-Union years ago, I said that I was a writer. I spoke it, I believed it and I claimed it. I knew that writing is what I was born to do and the truth is, I’d been writing since I was a very young girl in…

BLACK WOMEN: WHY AREN’T WE NICER TO EACH OTHER?

As I walked down the aisle at a local grocery store, I pushed my shopping cart and tried to decide what I wanted for dinner. I hate cooking! I sometimes look in other people’s shopping carts to see what they’re having and to maybe get an idea for something new. I saw a woman approaching…

A HEADS UP ON DATING YOUNGER MEN

So you’re thinking about dating a man who is younger than you…maybe even MUCH younger than you. KUDOS!! That’s fantastic! If you’ve read my earlier post, A Cougar’s Tale, then you already know that I’m talking from experience here. If you haven’t read it, be sure to check it out. Okay, back to you. So,…

DATING YOUNGER MEN

The odd thing is, I have NEVER, not once, approached a younger man. It’s always been the other way around – they approach me. The very first time that a young man approached me, I thought he was going to ask me for the time or directions, or truthfully, I thought he was going to…