Innocence, Lost

Killed math teacher tried to protect children from gun-wielding classmate — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) October 22, 2013 “The unthinkable has happened again,” said the mother of Newtown victim. When will enough be enough? How many children (and adults) have to die before we are outraged to say, “Enough!” Beyond asking and addressing the obvious […]

Gossip: Recognizing & Repairing Relationships

Gossip is a nasty business. It is certainly not for the faint of heart and is even difficult for those who are strong. Gossip has existed forever – people can’t help but talk about people. And while the initial reaction of gossip is fun, seemingly innocent and even exhilarating for some,  it’s consequences are detrimental […]

Leaving a Legacy

What we do is more than what is done for today. For many of us, our daily routines will be nothing more than that – a daily routine. We will live within the confines of our life never thinking beyond the moments we live. For some, though, we will live on far beyond our lifetime. […]

The V that I am – Vibrant

I am a child of God, I am a dreamer, I am a lover of  life, love, and laughter and I am a woman. As such, I believe that women can do anything! And they can be empowered by other women. I know that we must find a way to see past our social, racial, […]

The Beautiful Consequence of Sacrifice

Sacrifice…it is an ugly word with such beautiful consequences. It requires such physical and mental and emotional giving. And it transforms our in most being. It’s like a butterfly. Before sacrifice we are like the caterpillar. A little worm, inching along life never venturing very far and staying close to what we know is safe […]


Contentment in any situation. An impossibility to achieve within the constraints of humanity and mortality. However, throw God into the equation and nothing is impossible. Suddenly a whole world opens up before you and everything is possible. The world is brighter. The mountain tops are bigger and brighter, the valleys are more shallow and wider. […]

Hide and Seek

Peek-a-boo and hide and seek are just two games we teach children. At first glance they seem harmless and silly; but in truth they teach harmful, subliminal mindsets that the human way is to hide from one another. And now, in this technologically advanced age, we teach children and even encourage social networking over social […]