Find Your Man Now

I’m known for going off about what not to do when you want to find love. The truth is I had to tell myself that I was driving the love car in the wrong direction. Someone asked me for guidance so  I wrote this. I hope it supports you in your love quest. I’ve got to talk about it. I have to because it’s in our yards. I...

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From Father to Daughter

The morning sun warms my father’s wavy gray hair as we stand in the field among the blue spruces. It’s my first time planting a tree: he shows me how to dig, pushing down on the edge of the shovel with my foot, then teaching me how to mold and flatten the earth around my sapling. There isn’t much conversation, just a quiet companionship, as enduring and solid as the earth beneath our feet.

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My Heart Father

As my friend was about to blow out the ninth candle on her birthday cake, the good luck one for next year, someone tapped my shoulder, and said that my mother was outside.

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Daddy’s Little Girl, Father’s Day Tribute

“Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today!” “Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes.” ~Gloria Naylor The bond between a daughter and her father is a deeply powerful one. At any age, regardless of nationality, color or creed, the role that our Dads play in our lives stays with us for a...

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The Unexpected Gift

I could not have guessed that my dad’s death would be the catalyst to begin a sharing circle among women. It is not something he or I, would have imagined.

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Gently massaging his wrist, I held his hand in both of mine. He was Adeeb, a Syrian who had come to the United States in the 1930’s. Even when I was a little girl in Sunday School, this elderly man had seemed old. He carried candies in his pocket,

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