Who Do You Welcome?


In 2008, I went to a tech conference in Greenville, SC. It was right after President Obama was elected, and I was really looking forward to the time away from working with my parents to care for my brother, who had a stroke. The hotel room, located right across the street from the conference, was … Continue reading

Getting Back on Your Feet


Several days ago, I wrote a short blog post about how I had to decide to start all over again after losing all of my first digital art works when my computer crashed. Some viewers asked me to tell more about this experience, so I decided to describe what happened in more detail: Increasing your … Continue reading

The Look


What “The Look” Is About People talk a lot about how they look and who has the best "look." “The look” is all about getting folk to actually “see” you and to like what they see. Cultures around the world differ with respect to aesthetic standards, but symmetry, fitness, and color … Continue reading

Cervical Cancer


Introduction Prior to the widespread use of Papanicolaou (PAP) smears in the 1950s, cervical cancer was a major cause of death for American women of child-bearing age. Due to early detection and treatment, cervical cancer is now the 14th most common malignancy affecting American women (NCI, … Continue reading

Are You “Breaking Bad”?


1 Cor 5:9-13  11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or a drunkard, or an extortioner; with such an one no not to eat. 12 For what have I to do to judge them also that are without? … Continue reading

The Word for Today is #One

The Bible has a lot to say about racism, slavery and unfair treatment of immigrants. Oppression is so not Jesus, yet there are many willing to deny life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness in the name of God. Jesus preached unity for those in the faith, and condemned oppression practiced by those in … Continue reading

God Cares for You

Florida Mass Choir performs "Battle-Axe." (If video does not immediately appear, refresh your browser.) When I was a child, I had a plaque given to me as a reward for excellence in memorizing Bible verses. The plaque said “casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.” (1 Peter … Continue reading