When Distraction is the Death of Your Dreams

Everyone has pet peeves.  One of my biggest nuisances is for people who have “pipe dreams,” particularly, those who do not realize that their dreams and goals aren’t going anywhere due to their lack of discipline.  When I come across these individuals who so confidently and eagerly share their plans with me, I smile and nod. […]

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Why Seek Inner Peace?

We are living in a war zone within ourselves. We are battling the person we really are with the person we want others to see.  Our culture says that if we don’t like who we are, we have permission to be the person we want to be.  Many times, though, we realize that it takes far […]

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How I Saw the Value in My Life Experience

Last month, I was asked to attend a seminar at Duke University.  I thought this was a great opportunity for me to gain perspective from individuals who regularly study theology and divinity, topics by which I am so intrigued.  While learning about God was my primary focus, it turned out that learning about myself was […]

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The Threat of Dignity

Gosh, it is amazing what you discover on the web when you’re not even looking! Somehow, I landed on a particular Facebook page that led me to a recent video that Jada Pinkett Smith posted about the Oscars.  Although the awards are over and the hype is dying down, I decided to listen to her […]

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