FRONT LINE FRIDAYS with survivor, Jerome Elam!

IT’S FRONT LINE FRIDAY! Today I want to introduce you to a speaker, writer, abolitionist, and survivor of sex trafficking, Jerome Elam. When did you get involved in the fight against sex trafficking? It was after 20+ years of therapy, trying to cope with my own situation. My mother was 15 when she had me. […]

Read More

First Responder on Kennesaw Mountain

Do you like to hike? My husband and I like to hike sometimes on the weekends. There are some amazing places to go for a hike in Georgia. Amicalola Falls is about two hours north of the city. If  you don’t want to travel that far out of the city but still want that mountain feel […]

Read More

What are you looking at?

Do you have a favorite coffee shop? A couple of years ago I was introduced to the Chattahoochee Coffee Company that sits on the Chattahoochee River. It has become my favorite spot for writing or kicking back with friends over a cappuccino. The scenery is beautiful and it is just a tranquil place. A friend […]

Read More

What time is it?

Have the leaves started to change colors at your house? It seems to be taking a little longer than normal this year around here. I love the colors of fall. Fall colors seems to hold more shades than a Sherwin Williams paint wheel. And it’s not just the leaves. The pumpkins and gourds people put out in […]

Read More

Who have you named as director?

Do you like movies? I am a movie junkie. I like many different kinds of movies: love stories, dramas, suspense, comedies,  and even some documentaries. I’m not a huge fan of science fiction, and I will not watch horror movies. What are your favorite kinds of movies? I have a huge, God-size dream that one […]

Read More

FRONT LINE FRIDAY with Debbie Allen of BeLoved Atlanta

It’s Front Line Friday. I’m excited to introduce you to Debbie Allen of BeLoved Atlanta, which provides a program and residential home for women who desire freedom from sexual exploitation in the city of Atlanta. Debbie is the Director of Operations and works with the residents on their daily logistics including transportation, doctor appointments, and documentation […]

Read More

Have you ever had a plant speak to you?

Are you a gardener? If you been reading my blog for any length of time, you know that I come from a long liner of green thumbs. My thumbs are not green. In fact, I’ve often wondered if they were black because most things I plant tend to die. It might have something to do […]

Read More

Run to Home Base!

Did you ever play tag growing up? Someone is IT  and that person runs around trying to tag the others who hide, run, and do everything within their power to stay away from IT. If a player gets tired of running and hiding, she can run to home base, which is usually a tree or stump somewhere, […]

Read More

What or who is number one?

Do you have a Facebook page? I do and I am on it fairly regularly, posting articles on sex trafficking as well as praises for great things that happen in the fight. I tend to skim over other things, trying to avoid being sucked in for hours. Sometimes there are stories and posts that just […]

Read More

From Trash to Treasure

Do you recycle? Do you your have a trashcan where you dispose of your waste and then have a separate can where you dispose of your recyclable materials? Many people just throw everything in a trashcan and call it a day. They don’t bother with taking the time to separate out things that can be used […]

Read More