I Can’t Breathe

I wrote this blog back in November 2015.  The recent events have brought all this to mind, again. I have yet to comment on all the activities surrounding the aggressions and fatalities of Black men and women in this country.  I choose to remain silent and only voice my feelings in the comfort of my […]

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How to Ride the Storm: Control, Acceptance, and Surrender

“Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.”  Ephesians 6:13 I remember the day I got the diagnosis – you have cancer.  I went home and sat, staring out the window, […]

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Finding Strength For the Journey: Giving Thanks

  “160. The smell of fresh cut grass in the morning!” I often tell my friends that when I am having a difficult time, I go to my happy place.  I think about all the things that are going right in my life and give thanks to God.  This one little jester immediately brings joy […]

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Finding Strength For The Journey: The Perfect Storm

Previously written and submitted by Teri McClanahan, November 11, 2015,  at http://www.teridmc.com. A perfect storm is an expression that describes an event where a rare combination of circumstances will aggravate a situation drastically. I remember sitting in an interview several months ago listening to a young woman (that could have been my grand-daughter) ask me […]

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