Today was a really bad day. Today was one of those “good reason to drink” days. Yesterday I threw my back out and its been killing me ever since. Of course my overactive brain won’t allow it to be as simple as a little back pain. In less than 36 hours I’ve turned this into a clear … Continue Reading

Period. I couldn’t wait to get home and drink. Even though I had been sober almost 7 months, I finally had an excuse that was certain to take me off the hook. Daddy had cancer and he wanted me to come home. I was at work when I got his call. I was immediately alarmed … Continue Reading

“Life is a theater so invite your audiences carefully. Not everyone is holy enough and healthy enough to have a front row seat in our lives. There are some people in your life that need to be loved from a distance. It’s amazing what you can accomplish when you let go, or at least minimize … Continue Reading

I assume you guys know I’m Black but maybe not. I assumed everyone knew I was a woman until one day a guy hit my post and said “nice job bro”. I’ve kept my lips pursed for over a year but I just can’t do it anymore. It just hurts too much. So, uhhhh, Black … Continue Reading

Below is what came to me early this morning as I prepared for our church’s annual meeting. The issue of being an affirming church and one of complete inclusion was on the agenda and I was asked to speak. Funny how after all these years, religion again presents itself as a lesson in self awareness … Continue Reading