Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day season for many. February 14th may represent a night out with your husband, a special date with your beau, or a get-away with your close group of girlfriends as a single woman. Whatever the case, I’ve compiled a list of blog posts below (written by contributing bloggers […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I was 18 years old and college life had gotten the best of me. I wanted to be an amazing cardiac care nurse who helped people nurture their hearts back to good health. But independence tasted way too good for this sheltered church girl who wanted more than anything to be free of rules, curfews, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Since high school, we’d been friends. She was more outspoken. I was more quiet. But yet we made it work despite our differences. Time passed and I began college and my desire to please God had intensified. Things that I could look beyond were now posing problems for me. This would be evident as she […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My Story “Is he staring at me? Why is he staring at me? I guess because he likes me. But WAIT – he has a girlfriend.” A year later my crush broke up with his girlfriend. He was still staring at me intensely every time our paths crossed. I initially saw this as a sign […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The cat was “let out of the bag” this past weekend regarding, singer and talk show host, Tamar Braxton (sister of singer, Toni Braxton). Apparently, Tamar has departed from the popular TV show, The Real, which appeals to multicultural crowds abroad. There are many speculations as to what actually took place between Tamar and the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ever since Jay-Z and Beyonce starting dating in 2003, there was a certain mystique surrounding the couple. It seemed everyone wanted to know the intimate details of their relationship. It only intensified when the celebrity couple married in 2008. But despite all curiosity surrounding them, Jay-Z and Beyonce always remained private regarding their love life. […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
You can also opt to listen to this blog HERE or proceed to read below. Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, voiced something quite profound in an article regarding women. It stuck with me and I began to think about her words in the context of letting go. Sandberg believes that women are prone to undervaluing themselves, […]Continue Reading... 82 Comments.
As I sat in the doctor’s office on a beautiful spring afternoon in May 2013, the words, “Mrs. Ford, you aren’t pregnant”, rang loud in my ears. Of course the blood test didn’t “lie” and neither did the four or five home pregnancy tests I had previously taken. Surely, there was some other medical explanation […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I hesitated sharing this part of my life as I felt it was best kept where it was housed – the past. However, after some time with God, a gentle rebuke, and a firm prompting to write, I share my story. Exactly ten years ago (yes, the Christmas season), I sat on the couch staring […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
The holidays can be overwhelmingly characteristic of “togetherness” as Thanksgiving dinners, Christmas gatherings, and New Year’s affairs are in order. Families may spend more time together as scheduled activities are on the agenda. I can recall, as a single woman, spending many of these “activities” with my family (parents, siblings, etc.) and then going home […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.