A ‘Good Enough’ Short

Life would have it that we, sometimes, deal with “The Glass House’rs.” You know?? The ones who are low on their own self-improvement fuel, but who seem to somehow have enough energy left to pump us with low-grade, unsettling peace octane, attempting to make us feel like we’re not good enough. It doesn’t have to…

Embraceable

Opening ScenePiney Wood Chapel Church. Many years ago on Saturday morning, sitting in the car with my mom, awaiting the start of something like Missionary Day, I see a girl that my then boyfriend was rumored to be sort of feelin’. As this young lady walked toward the church, I began to get those raggedy emotions…

Personal ID

I am definitely a work-in-progress. I am trying to be all of who God made me to be. I am improving a little more each day to make that happen; to live with purpose. I am surrounding myself with people who can help me on this journey and those who I can encourage and inspire,…

Thankful Thursday Thoughts

Authoring this blog has taught me so much! The experience continues to affirm that our struggles, our challenges, our many heartaches, our disappointments and our journey to overcome them (through Faith) have therapeutic ‘reach’ when we open our hearts and minds to share with others.  The intricate details of the road-to-here are not always necessary,…

The Racism Lens

Racism. Apparently some of us don’t understand its true meaning. Maybe some of us don’t understand the level of anxiety that we have or the pain and anger that surfaces when we’re faced with it, when we see it for what it is… Malcolm Jenkins, player for my favorite team, none other than The Philadelphia…

Peace In Unraveling Threads

Before TCV was launched, I jotted down several things that I wanted to write about.  That was over three years ago. “Peace In Unraveling Threads” was one of them. This is how 2016’s title met 2019’s thoughts… Hmm…Things that unravel. Thread unravels. Stories unravel. The plot unravels. Platted hair or braids unravel. Seams unravel. A…

#STEMS ~ G-O-D Letters Matter

Every night, for more years than I can remember, my daughter and I text or speak these words to each other, “Goodnight. Love you and God bless.”  Through her childhood, college years, beginning her career and now even in marriage, it has always been the innocence, strength and genuine expression of these words that make…