Matt Lauer, Another “Victim” of the #MeToo Movement Or Just Like Somebody You Know?

I’m shocked at how many people are shocked! “How do you reconcile your love for someone with the revelation that they have behaved badly?, Samantha Guthrie, Lauer’s former colleague asked.” I’ll tell you how…embrace truth! Stop lying to yourselves! You only ever know what someone wants you to know about them…it’s that simple! You only ever […]

Why You Won’t Find Your Perfect Mate At Church

Often the lessons you need the most will sting! If you’re expecting religious thinking to produce phenomenal relationships, it ain’t gonna happen! Now take this medicine, it’s good for you and you’ll be okay after the swelling goes down. But then what will you do differently? *In my NOLA voice* Looka Here! Ain’t nothing wrong […]

Why People Who Always Agree With You Aren’t Good For You

Be careful of “yes people”; those who agree with you all the time. Most people are either cowards, don’t have a vested interest in your progress, or really don’t know enough to check you when you’re wrong. When you’re surrounded by “yes people” your views are likely skewed to your disadvantage, gaining momentum and running […]

How Women Give Their Power Away By Dimming Their Light Around Men

The messages young boys and girls get, still today, are dis-empowering to both, and unhealthy for their eventual unions. These messages are being perpetuated by men and women and they’re destructive. Are you and your beliefs part of the problem? Woman, you’ve got to be willing to challenge your beliefs in order to free yourself […]

How A Man Abandoned By Both Parents Became A Model Father

My Dad Is A Daddyless Son But Not His Father’s Choices My father only had one directive for all of us – do better than I have. But let me tell you, even with only an 8th grade education and an abandoned child from the racially segregated deep south of rural Louisiana, those are some big […]

You Won’t Know Peace Until You Embrace What Makes You Different

Feel like a square peg trying to fit in a round hole? THEN STOP IT! You’re a unique square peg! The sooner you accept that the better you’ll be. The truth is: we all are unique square pegs, individually designed for our individual path of life and purpose! Problem is: most try to fit what […]

When You’re Discouraged, Fed Up And At The End Of Your Rope

Have you ever been discouraged with something in life that caused you to feel stuck, scared or hopeless?  That’s not necessarily a bad space to be. Often, it’s the best space to be because you can earnestly say that you’ve tried everything you know. I believe that life is about learning and growing.  And to me, […]

How To Turn The Shattered Pieces Of Life Into A Master Piece

Sometimes it’s a small change. Other times life knocks you with a blow that seems unimaginable! This might not feel good, but it’s the truth: every person will eventually know what it means to be devastated. If you haven’t already, you WILL have what I call your “Hurricane Katrina” experience (as I have, literally); when […]