Leaving the Past Behind

Letting go of the most loved causes the most excruciating pain and heartache.  Sometimes it seems the harder I try to hold on to something or someone the more gravity intensifies the reach.  The empty space between us increases beyond measure. I feel like some kind of criminal for feeling or wanting…wanting to be desired and loved.  Confused because…

I Am Who I Am!

I forgive myself for thinking that I am not perfect, not good enough, not smart enough and not lovable. I claim my perfection, my enough-ness, my intelligence, knowing  that I am loved and lovable. By Iyanla Vanzant

Wranglers of the West: African American Cowboys

Long gone are the days of wagon trips three towns away just to go to the trading market to buy supplies for the farm.  Now the only time calves are wrangled are at local stock and western show throughout the United States.  Even in schools, history teachers rarely or never teach African American history, and even less…

Quality Over Quantity

Spend more time with people who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you. – Anonymous

Photo of the Week

  Moonlight reflects off the rotor blades of a helicopter during a long exposure of the helicopter taking off into the dark sky. Courtesy of LIFE

Why We Give…

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together,and running over, shall men give unto your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. Luke 6:38