Articles & Blog Posts

I Am Good Enough

Other's consistent and continuous judgement and criticism can easily begin to erode our sense of self, and begin creating internal issues of self-judgement and self-worth. Let me be crystal, I am not talking about self-evaluation to see if our beliefs and actions...

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Ebony Spectrum Interview

I was interviewed by Mr. Rick Adams on Ebony Spectrum on 88.3 FM WRCT Radio to  discuss my career, background, journey from Jackson, MS to Pittsburgh, as well as my beliefs on mental health care and relationships. ....

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Dad, I Miss You…

Today, like most days (especially on Father’s Day, the day of his passing and his birthday), I grieve the passing of my father. So on this Father’s Day, I decided to share a snapshot of who my dad was with those of you that didn’t have the pleasure of knowing him and...

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Joy

"What is joy?" This was a question recently posed to me, and I had no idea how to answer. I hadn't spent much time or energy thinking about the value or importance of joy. I spent the first half of my life striving to have a successful career and sustainable life for...

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Celebrating Mothers

Mother's Day is the day we stop everything to celebrate and honor mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence that all mothers have in our lives. I would like to take a moment to thank all mothers for your unyielding support, and for loving us with all your...

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I Am Sorry

I am sorry. I am sorry that you are hurting. I am sorry for the people who can't say they're sorry to you. I'm sorry that they aren't giving you what you need. I am sorry they can't see your value or worth. I will tell you that I am sorry until you are able to forgive...

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I am a tenured professor

A couple of months ago I received the most amazing news I had received in a while. I received a letter from Seton Hill University informing me that I received tenure. After reading the letter I spent the next 15 minutes thanking Jesus and yelling, "I am tenure… I am...

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