Before I Forget

Before I Forget

WHAT HAPPENED TO restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven B. SMITH? One day she was in the spotlight on television shows, negotiating book deals and then . . . nothing! What happened to B. Smith was early onset Alzheimer’s disease. BEFORE I FORGET: Love, Hope, and Acceptance in our Fight Against Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Caught Between a Dream and a Job (revisited)

HAVE YOU EVER FELT like you are at a point in your life where you just want more out of it? You may or may not be content with your current career choice, but there’s something inside that just keeps nagging deep within your spirit.  CAUGHT BETWEEN A DREAM AND A JOB: How to Leave the 9-5 … Continue reading

Nonsense

Nonsense

How do you make sense, handle ambiguity, or embrace uncertainty? We make decisions everyday without having all the information we need – or even know that we need. NONSENSE: The Power of Not Knowing by Jamie Holmes explores how being able to “deal with what we don’t understand” affects how we manage uncertainty in our … Continue reading

Power Surge

Power Surge

 “The world has changed faster than the church, and now it is time for the church to catch up and learn to speak and act in ways that the world can understand.” The ways of old are no longer sufficient to draw people to church. POWER SURGE: Six Marks of Discipleship For a Changing Church … Continue reading

The Power of Broke

The Power of Broke

“WHEN YOU START from a place of nothing much at all, when you’re hungry and laser-focused on succeeding at whatever it is you’re out to do, when you’re flat-out determined to get where you’re going no matter what . . .because when you are operating with limited resources – financial or otherwise – you’re forced … Continue reading

Brainwashed

Brainwashed

MERRIAM-WEBSTER DEFINES BRAINWASHED as “A forcible indoctrination to induce someone to give up basic political, social, or religious beliefs and attitudes, and accept contrasting regimented ideas.” Tom Burrell, a marketing professional with over 45-years experience wrote BRAINWASHED: Challenging the Myth of Black Inferiority  to share his unique perspective on the brainwashing of Black America. Mr. … Continue reading