MONDAY MUSINGS

Before You Dress for Battle

“I’m ready to go, mommy!” My eight-year-old son, Chad announced. He stood on the landing of the stairs wearing his biggest smile along with his new dress shirt and pants. I squinted my eyes as I approached him because I could see the red shirt he had on earlier, underneath the new, crisp white one… Continue reading Before You Dress for Battle

MONDAY MUSINGS, thoughts

THE TROUBLE WITH AN IDLE MIND

“A MIND IS A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE.”  I bet you remember this iconic slogan created by an advertising agency more than four decades ago to promote the United Negro College Fund scholarship program. I bring this up to make two points: our minds are like sponges and should not be taken for granted. The… Continue reading THE TROUBLE WITH AN IDLE MIND