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May 13, 2020

Just this past week, my honey and I had the pleasure of taking in the glorious sound of The Blues as we drove from the market. While I cannot recall the names of the songs we were singing, I can recall the laughter that filled the car as we sang out of tune. I can also...

May 7, 2020

One of the resounding mantra's of COVID-19 has been "We are all in this together." As beautiful as those six words are, not everyone has figured out how to ask for help. Not everyone has mustered up the courage to find the support they need. Some need help with persona...

April 29, 2020

To the chagrin of some, for the last month I've been focusing on mental health and depression and loss and suicide. I totally get that these are not sexy topics. I get that these are not comfortable topics. I get that we are already shouldering a lot with respect to th...

April 22, 2020

This week in the news, it was reported that calls into Suicide and Help Hotlines went up by 8,000%. You read that right. Not 80%. Not 800%. But 8,000%. According to the Orange County Register, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Center in Los Angeles took 22 COVID-19 re...

April 15, 2020

Last week I announced my Virtual Courageous Conversations Series. Today, in keeping with that announcement, I share my first conversation. What a great time I had talking with Bishop William Spann! May you be as inspired as I was.

I am currently working on my guests for...

April 26, 2018

     

Words matter. And words matter because words are everything from prayers to a declaration of intention. Not only does words matter, so does the intention of our heart.

I had a very special plane ride into Dallas, Texas this morning and it started with wor...

April 5, 2018

I was just a baby. I was not yet a year old. I was too young to know the gravity of what happened when the sniper's bullet hit Dr. King and too innocent to feel the immediate vacancy of his big energy and influential voice. The years would go by, though, and I would gr...

March 29, 2018

"Something is wrong.... Something is wrong.... Something is really really wrong...." This is all I could say yesterday as I sat on the patio with tears running down my face reading an article in the Los Angeles Times about the slaughtering of Stephon Clark. 

I...

February 15, 2018

If you follow my blog, you know that for my 50th Birthday I jumped out of an aircraft from 10,000 feet in the air along with my youngest son. I wrote about how amazing that experience was. I wrote about how taking the jump represented me literally and figuratively taki...

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