Should I Wear a Cassock to the Church Picnic?

I have breasts. Does that disqualify me from ministry? Hmmmm? A contemporary poet by the name of Drake once said, “That's right I like my girls BBW, yeah…So thick that everyone else in the room is so uncomfortable.” Breast, hips and thighs make people uncomfortable, especially when they are large. I’ve always been a healthy woman or as those of us in the African-American community like to … [Read more...]

Entering a Season of Transformation: Lessons from the Butterfly

“What you have done is put aside your old self with its past deeds and put on a new self, one that grows in knowledge as it is formed anew in the image of its Creator.”—Colossians 3:9b-10 These cocoons are everywhere right in Maryland. I don’t know about you, but the Lord has been showing me that we are entering a season of transformation – at least I am. My pastor even confirmed what the … [Read more...]

Spiritual Nuggets from a Brewery 

God is always speaking - even through a brewery. *Disclaimer: I am not a beer drinker. This post is not about alcohol. I am not promoting alcoholism. I have been a volunteer speaker for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for five years. My husband’s death was an indirect result of him being hit by a drunk driver. I promote responsible drinking as a MADD volunteer, and as a minister, I look to … [Read more...]