Dinner & Dialogue After a group of black preachers met with President Trump an uproar ensued on social media and from mainstream black preachers, many who observed that though the invited preachers had a seat at the table, they didn’t have a voice. Ladies, I’m inviting you to a seat at the table with me… Continue reading Event

How to Cope with Father’s Day

In just a few hours Father’s Day will end and many women, men, boys, and girls will breathe a sigh of relief. Oh, I remember the days when I dreaded the approach of the third Sunday in June because I was always fatherless on Father’s Day. That was the one Sunday I avoided church and stayed… Continue reading How to Cope with Father’s Day

Honor Thy Father

How to Honor Your Dad When He Doesn't Honor You Many of us can recite the Ten Commandments with ease, recalling them from our Sunday School class, family Bible study time or vacation Bible school. Obeying them, however, may be unequally effortless. Well, at least the fifth commandment: “Honor thy father and thy mother: that… Continue reading Honor Thy Father

Lessons From ‘Black Panther’

"Black Panther" has been all the rage for the past two weeks and I finally got to see what all the excitement is about. Four days later I’m still saying and singing Wakanda forever. Thanks to social media, prior to heading to the theater I was alerted to powerful messages or themes in the blockbuster movie. Being… Continue reading Lessons From ‘Black Panther’

You Are Not the Problem

Stop Blaming Yourself When I decided on the subject for this post, I could hear Maury Povich saying, “You are not the father.” You probably remember the popular paternity test segments of Maury where mothers tried to prove whether or not men they were involved with were the father of their child. In many cases, Maury… Continue reading You Are Not the Problem