The Real Deal

After a month, or so, of computer issues–ARGH!!! (I’m giving y’all my best pirate imitation)–I am back with a new love letter. It is the fourth in my season of scripting short stories about love. My prayer is that I will consistently practice writing flash and micro-fiction while completing the final edits to my debutContinue reading “The Real Deal”

Why Fight?

I HAD to create a word image out of this Joel Osteen quote! 🔥 To remind myself: “We fight too many battles that don’t matter. If a battle is not between you and your destiny, it’s a distraction. It’s the enemy trying to lure you off course when a new level is waiting for you.”Continue reading “Why Fight?”

Restful Rules of Labor

Happy Labor Day, Everyone! When our holiday is over, may we return to the righteous work of our hand (a.k.a. the thing God gave us to give to this world). I was thinking this morning that it would be great if we all did what God designed us to do when we were told toContinue reading “Restful Rules of Labor”

Ride or die? Love Letter #3

Some gals get all giddy about being seen in public with their man. They are like female dogs, protecting their territory by way of optics. “You see me with him. Okay. Step off.”   Maya did not have such inclinations. She was a rising star at her job, studying for her Masters, with little time for anything beyond work. And even less time for the man she saw most.  

The Summer the Earth Moved

Go. Play. Outside. Children who play inside all day later build destructive devices with their idle minds. Hopscotch and Tic-Tac-Toe on cement meant fun to adults in need of their privacy. My best friend, Annie-Mae, and I were not allowed to open the cabinet and attach the Atari game to the television to play Pac-Man and Asteroids like other children on Saturday mornings. We were brushed outside of our red brick duplex apartment by the broom of Annie-Mae’s sister, Big Teena, who pretended to be our mom while the adults were still recovering from the night before.  

Short and Sweet Inspiration #3

Habits create instincts. So whatever we are habitually doing will manifest more and more of the same. Good or bad. Let’s choose to make it excellent. Leah If you like this blog, please support me by downloading at least one copy of my 21 Days to Your Best Life Yet ebook for $4.99. Ten percentContinue reading “Short and Sweet Inspiration #3”