“If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.” ~ Dolly Parton It was a spring night in April and a line of ferocious storms rumbled through my hometown bringing with it high winds, heavy
“Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions.” ~Anonymous As far as I’m concerned, the phrase “desperate times call for desperate measures” is an understatement when it comes to Aron Ralston. I vaguely remembered hearing
If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday. ~ Wilma Rudolph The year of 1996 marked my life with several milestones, two of them
Every year, I donate a basket of goodies to be raffled off at the annual RT Booklovers Convention. To win, persons had to give their names and email addresses as a way for me to build my monthly newsletter list.
God enters by a private door into each individual. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson I used to be a “Yes Woman.” If someone needed a volunteer, I’d do it. If they needed someone to plan a party, put together
Unlike my young adult daughter, who wrote an essay about using the college years to discern her path, and unlike many who rely on guesswork or practical decisions to guide their studies and career choices (all okay avenues), I was
One year ago we started Black Christian Reads and my blogpost, which kicked off the group, was called “We Are Here.” It’s a phrase that is loaded with meaning as far as Black Christian authors are concerned, because the publishing