One of my favorite Gospel songs is titled “Held”, sung by Nathalie Grant. The song is about a Christian couple who lost their newborn child. On top of their sadness, … Continue Reading What I wish Someone Told me About Self-Help Books
I was listening to an NPR segment a few days ago, and one of the journalists said (paraphrased), “when we have discussion in the media about health issues, we get … Continue Reading On This International Day of Peace, Let’s Try Something New: Learn to Listen.
Video of cops shooting a black man with his hands up. Picture of a Syrian child covered in dust and blood in the aftermath of an explosion. Picture of yet … Continue Reading What Else Did Terence Crutcher Need to do? Your Demand For Evidence is An Act of Violence.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article (read it here) after watching Queen Sugar, the amazing TV show on Oprah’s network which is directed by Ava DuVernay. Last … Continue Reading Ava DuVernay Followed me on Twitter, and I Considered shutting Down my Twitter Account.
The Phoenix has always been my favorite mythical creature, for it represents rebirth, hope, re-invention. Though we all know that the Phoenix dies by bursting in flames, what is less known, … Continue Reading Why You Should Be More Like The Phoenix: Finding Hope in Darkness
This Love letter to her body, was submitted by Kimberly S. Dear Body, Many many years ago WE stood at this very same crossroad, overweight and tired and confused. I … Continue Reading Dear Body, I Hear You.