Love lifted me,  Love lifted me. When nothing else could help, Love, lifted, me.  Christ loves in spite of, And in the midst of, His love is ongoing His love runs over  There is no limit  No set number. His love doesn’t have an expiration date. He loves on our behalf, When we don’t have the energy or know how He teaches us He covers … Continue reading

Major Comeback for a Minor Set Back

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me” (2 Corinthians 12:9, NIV). This year has been a hectic, yet beautiful, yet perplexing year for me thus far. I have been on a journey of self-discovery … Continue reading Major Comeback for a Minor Set Back

Can’t Have Just One

George “Speck” Crum b. July 15, 1824, Saratoga County, NY Yesss, let’s all take a moment to thank George Crum and his sister Catherine Speck Wicks for this best edible invention yet!! They are both responsible for those extra calories we put on when we scarf down a big bag of potato chips! Calories don’t matter, when they taste sooo good!   George Crum was a … Continue reading Can’t Have Just One

The Father of Black History

By: Shelby E. Lockhart  “No man knows what he can do until he tries” (Woodson).  Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson was born on December 19, 1875 in New Canton, Virginia. Being the scholarly individual he was, Woodson obtained his BLit from Berea College, both a BA and MA from the University of Chicago. There he would become a member of the first black professional fraternity, Sigma … Continue reading The Father of Black History


It’s no mystery why this song won Best Original Song at the Golden Globe Awards! It teaches us to embrace our uniqueness and scars. There are cruel people in the world who view different as obscure. “This is Me,” is all about self-love, empowerment and growth. It’s easy to allow what we believe is a deformity to control our emotions, which stifles our ability to … Continue reading Unapologetic

Neighbors Help Each Other “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased” (Hebrews‬, NIV). Yesterday evening I had the opportunity to volunteer in a telethon hosted by the American Red Cross to help citizens affected by Hurricane Harvey. Upon offering to volunteer, I was nervous because I had never participated in a Telethon. It was so uplifting … Continue reading Neighbors Help Each Other