Bird Box: You Can’t Handle the Truth

  I tried , but there are tiny spoilers in here so proceed at your own volition. It’s been a few days since I’ve seen Bird Box on Netflix. I’ll admit that for two days my mind was reeling with possibilities.  What is Bird Box about? Parenting. social media, racism, death and grief, bad decisions, […]

Just Like My Father

One of my favorite tactics when my mother asks me to come home and do something is to quote the Bible.  “A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his own family.”  That’s Matthew 13:57 (NLT).  It basically reinforces the old adage that familiarity breeds contempt.  Regardless of the books and […]

Book Review: Stand Your Ground (Victoria Christopher Murray)

    A black teenage boy is dead. A white man shot him. Was he standing his ground or was it murder? It’s been a couple of days since I finished “Stand Your Ground” by Victoria Christopher Murray and the story of these two women, Janice and Meredith, is still a visceral element of my existence. […]

Book Review: The Four Loves (CS Lewis)

  The Four Loves by CS Lewis is an exploration of the nature of love. The author, one of my favorites, CS Lewis, breaks down love into four categories: affection, friendship, eros, and charity.  He examines the joys, pains and complexities of each. Lewis begins the book by using an overarching designation among loves as “need love” […]

Book Review: Wishes Fulfilled (Wayne Dyer)

“Wishes Fulfilled” introduces readers to the art of manifestation– making things happen in your life. The book helps us to identify the self-destructive thinking and behavior that limits our ability to achieve our dreams. Before we ever begin our journey to having our wishes fulfilled, Dr. Dyer introduces us to our higher self and highest self. […]