10 Ways To Measure Your Love

true love - love jones

“Real love, true love is giving of oneself and one’s resources without expecting anything in return. Who did you love today?” ~Marla A. McCarthy   1. You are giving real love. You have consciously checked your own intentions for getting involved with the person you are in a relationship with. You desire to give to [...]

Rose From The Basement

Rose from the Basement-New books RLS

Edith Rose Hughes is a caring, intelligent, charismatic, philanthropist who is well known in her community. She birthed and nurtured a successful cosmetics company from a dream, to a multi-million dollar venture. Headquartered on the outskirts of her small hometown, the accomplished CEO of Rozi Cosmetics feels a void from her troubled past which she [...]

What is a real man?

real man - mr incredible

This is a very open-ended question with no deadline to respond. When you hear someone say “a real man” what is the first thing that comes to mind? How do you define a real man? What are some traits of good men? Do you associate a real man with physical strength or someone who gives [...]

the grass is always greener

roots - grass greener

The older I get, the more I start to appreciate the journey, versus the destination. Recently I have grown fond of working on the lawn. It is trying, testing, grueling a times in this Texas heat, but rewarding nonetheless. Last weekend I gathered some huge Flintstone type stones from a new housing development and attempted [...]

Steven Seagal understands the key to life

steven seagal - purpose of life

Last night I watched one of my favorite pre-recorded shows on DVR (4th and Long). I like this show because it is about perseverance, getting second chances, and doing whatever it takes to achieve your goal. When the show was over I began doing some work on my laptop. My son had the station tuned [...]

touched her soul (without sex)

touched soul - kiss

Digging through the vaults we decided to watch an old DVD last night – The Notebook. In my opinion, one of the, if not the, the best love stories captured on film (in this generation x era). This story was well written, but what really drew me in was the courtship. Yes they kissed a [...]

Your Attitude Is The Aroma Of Your Heart

broken heart

I am sure you know some people who just have absolute dark hearts. People that are just purely bitter and evil. For some of us it may even be siblings or close relatives. To most people, it is easy to identify those with corrupt hearts right off the bat. But what about those people who [...]

Heart Of Stone

heart of stone

I know a lot of people who have been deterred from church due to being hurt. I can personally attest as I grew up (was raised, basically lived) in the church as a youth. When I became a little older, I had some serious issues with the actions of some of my old church members [...]

For Him, or To Him??

The other day I was going through a storm. Frustrated, I was praying asking for guidance. In the midst of me whining and complaining about my situation, how tired I was, yada yada, I asked God to speak to me on how I should handle this situation. Fast forward to later that night. I was [...]