Category Archives: self-esteem

A Laugh a Day Keeps the Good Doctor Away

It’s Fearless Friday, family, and today I want you to know that “a good laugh is sunshine in a house” (Thackeray). In other words, enjoy a good laugh today – be fearless without abandon. I’ve spoken of this before, but … Continue reading

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Happines is a State of Mind, But So is Unhappiness

I wrote the following article a few years ago, but I feel compelled to share it with you again because there is a very strong pull on people to believe that happiness is what you have in your driveway or … Continue reading

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Writing Through the Pain: Why I Wrote Kryptonite Killed Superwoman

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The Intercessory Prayer That Might Have Been

 I know I risk ridicule and possibly resentment for putting out this post about the struggle I am facing in my life at this moment. People are fighting hard right now to keep the metaphorical mask on: you know, the … Continue reading

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Check Your Ego at the Door, Please!

Wow! What an extremely tumultuous and eye-opening week for me! It started out with so much promise only to end with me sleepless on the couch: sleepless because of a sore throat and the nagging of my conscience. You see, … Continue reading

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When Faith Becomes a Delusion and Denial

This past week, I found myself confronted – or rather, affronted – by the true meaning of “faith.” In one incident, it was a friend who was not sure what it meant and the other, a darker incident. I have … Continue reading

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A Purpose Driven Life

I started Average Girl Magazine in 2003 after the death of my cousin, Damita Oglesby, the daughter of my Aunt and Uncle Charles Oglesby. She was a victim of domestic violence, dead at the age of 30 with several children … Continue reading

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