Tag Archives: God

Was Feeling Mighty Low, But God…

What an amazing week this has turned out to be! You know, when I woke up Monday morning, I was feeling mighty low. The weight of the potential effects of the “dramas” of this country was heavy on my spirit: … Continue reading

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DOMA, Love & the Arts

I grew up a strict Pentecostal and so I know full well what the Bible says about homosexuality, but I also know what it says about judging people. No one sin is greater than the other. When I wrote my … Continue reading

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Calm in the Midst of the Storm: A Response to Sandy Hook, CT

Although many across the world are still trying to wrap their minds around the tragic events in CT a few days ago, it is still time to rejoice on this day. As a teacher and mother of a 6th grader … Continue reading

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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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