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Better Together

Check out this re-post! As a special treat, here’s the recipe to my famous Louisiana Bowl mentioned in the post. It’s a five-layered breakfast bowl: grits on the bottom, shredded cheese on top, scrambled eggs atop the cheese, home fries or hashbrowns next, and crispy, crumbled bacon and sausage on top. Ca c’est bon!

Two Are Better Than One

Never underestimate the power of a single partnership. Your ideas coupled with those of another can spark the change we want to see and make a powerful impact in the lives of current and future generations. All it takes is a little willingness to listen, to relate, and to synthesize your ideas to map out a plan that could resuscitate a community, a state, or even a nation on life support.

Change and healing can begin with a simple agreement to work together for the greater good. That’s all it truly takes is agreement on the intended outcome. One such partnership spoke to me today as my husband and I were eating brunch at home. Between bites of butter-laden, fluffy pancakes and my Famous Louisiana Bowl, we tuned in to watch one of our favorite HBO shows On Demand — Real Sports featuring Bryant Gumbel. We don’t get to watch…

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I started this blog as a means of chronicling my journey of Servant Leadership, but I believe that it has taken on a deeper purpose. As visitors read about my every day experiences as seen through a spiritual lens, I know that they’ll take the meat of my messages — the scriptures — and nourish themselves. I’m sure they’ll remember the stories and get to know me as a result, but the anecdotes are merely the vessels that store the meat. My hope is that you find encouragement here, and when you do, please share it with me. Encouragers need encouragement too.

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