What’s in a letter?…

My best friend and I always dreamed of having the entire alphabet behind our names. You know, Michelle Early, B.S., M.P.A., Dr.PH (I claim that last one in Jesus' name!)...I wanted it all. But never in my life did I think that some of the other letters to follow my name could dictate my behavior and attitude. …

God Happened to M.E.

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are …

Hurt people, hurt people…

I grew up in a black Baptist Church on the corner of two financially neglected streets in Baltimore's Inner City.  My home pastor was like my father and while I would love to say that I paid attention to everything that he ever preached, I didn't (sorry Pastor!) But there was one particular sermon that …