On Principle

My world began to shift last summer, and I knew I needed to stop (or at least slow down) to fully acknowledge what was erupting and oozing from everywhere, or so it seemed. Life was still happening all around me, but I was in a fog of emotions and a maelstrom of thoughts. There was…

Never Alone

Glorious Monday morning, friends! If God is for you, who can come against you? Even if their word weaponry or exclusionary behaviors build walls between you, these temporary tactics won’t prosper. Always remember who your shield is. He walks with you always. Blessings, y’all! Take a few minutes to worship with Tori and Kirk on…

Necessary Endings–Part 1

Glorious Monday morning, friends! I trust that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day, but I also hope that you’re still thanking God with each breath you take and with each move you make. Thanksgiving is not a one day affair — though the world would have you believe that. We have lips to praise him…

He Listens

Glorious Sunday morning, friends! This past month has been a rollercoaster ride. The slow ascents have been invigorating. The free falling has been life-changing, and the curvy places have been so much fun that I can’t stop replaying these experiences in my head. Even walking off the ride with shaky legs was amazing because each…

Celebration of Sisterhood 2019

This morning I woke up more thankful than I ever have been — thankful for all the things we take for granted like breathing and mobility, but also those things we don’t give much attention during our waking hours. The dreams that swirl around in our heads are important. Not only are they important, they’re…

James Said It

Glorious Sunday morning, friends! We made it to the weekend. How’d you make it? Cool, calm, and collected? Bruised, battered, and limping? Perhaps you’re somewhere in between like me. I had a great week despite the fact that this past Friday was the 13th, and it was a full moon. In teacher-speak, that’s a recipe…

SHAKE, Shake, shake – Part II

Shedding that Cloak of Cliches is harder than you think — not just because of the weight of it all — but because it’s like a second skin. It’s thick — insulating you from whatever tries to get to you. It’s a wall, a barrier, an armor, a fence, a border wall, a cocoon, a…

Aaaah

Coming home has been a breath of fresh air. Let me clarify because I know you might be thinking, is this chic in the same Louisiana whose sidewalks are so hot that you can cook your Sunday dinner on them? Is she breathing in a special kind of air reserved for God’s chosen people? The…

A Good Day

One of the most difficult things for me to do is just be. I’m spending a little time in my hometown this summer so that I can recharge by slowing down considerably. Believe it or not, I have. Of course I’ve made plans to visit a few people, spend time with my family, and connect…