7 Things I’d Say to the Younger Me About “The Person [I] Really Need to Marry”


Maybe you are here because the title got you. Well, it got me too. I will break it to you gently, this is not your How To Spot Mr. Right guide but this piece is definitely very insightful you will thank yourself if you will be able to read through …

Tracy McMillan has a powerful message in this TEDx video about how we can be good at our job to “light up our corner of the world.”

  1. A total failure…That is one way to look at it but not the only way…

You may not be where you want to be right now. Life didn’t go as planned. You look at yourself and see the past relationships that didn’t work (no matter how great those guys were). Whether relationships or other aspects in life that went south, you can take over or hand over the wheel, take a detour or go another route. Map out those failures and transform them into road signs.

  1. Enter into a relationship with yourself and then you put a ring on it

Get to know yourself better. Love yourself right where you are, regardless of your size, color, hairstyle, etc. You can be your worst enemy but you can also be your best ally. Commit and be loyal to yourself if no one else will and especially when no one else will. Continue reading “7 Things I’d Say to the Younger Me About “The Person [I] Really Need to Marry””


I am Chicken Adobo

The Cook will need to use heat for this dish like a Blacksmith for a sword and a Potter for a jar.

photo credit: Dan Goldberg, Easy Chicken Adobo


4-5 lbs. overweight- but-trying-to-trim-down chicken thigh

1/2 cup white vinegar of sanctification for a Christian-in-progress is aiming high

1/2 cup soy sauce of a dark past, revealed, conquered, now seasoned to taste

4 cloves garlic, crushed for the essence, greatness needs tender crushing of the self, don’t haste

1 tsp. black peppercorns of adventure to season and spice, makes life exciting and humbling with an earthy aroma

3 bay leaves like wrong turns, pungent and bitter but with fragrance like no other

Directions  Continue reading “I am Chicken Adobo”