Family Life

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Fearfully and wonderfully made. Made. Created. Fearfully and wonderfully. As I stare down at my beautiful, precious, tiny, niece, the words of the Psalmist reverberate in my head. Fearfully and wonderfully. Fearfully and wonderfully? It turns to a question, one that I’m scared to

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Marriage Through Multi-Colour Lenses

Are you contemplating inter-racial marriage? What are your thoughts about it? Are you fearful? Hopeful? Anticipating the joys? The Challenges? Wondering if it could really work? My advice…enter with your eyes wide open but with your hopes high…it’s not the color…it’s the culture…and marriage itself is a cross-cultural union… Sometimes I struggle to know exactly

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My Dearest Sophia: An Open Letter to my Daughter

  My dearest Sophia, This black history month, as we reflect on the past and think on what the future holds, there are several things I want you to know. Black History: You’ll begin to notice that as you go through school, when your teachers speak on black history this month, they’ll often start at

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Dealing with Rejection

I was ten when my “perfect” family fell apart. My dad took me to Maggie Moo’s, my favorite ice cream shop, to make the news that I was about to receive a little easier to handle. However, it wouldn’t have mattered how much ice cream you had given me that day. Nothing would have made

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