23 Jul 2013

Get Some Trent Shelton In Your LIFE!!

I’ve seen social media used to push all sorts of agendas, but nothing makes me happier than to see beautiful Black man pushing his faith based inspiration.  “Lawd knows us heathens needs dat” (insert Miss Sophia’s voice here).  I started checking for Trent Shelton when someone dropped one of his

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20 Dec 2012

Feeling Helpless: A New Father’s Dilemma

Six months old.That’s about how old my baby daughter is. When she was born, I was the one to hold her first. I got the first picture of her. Even though we had an older daughter, by me, this was my first time with the delivery room experience. The baby’s

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15 Oct 2012

Broken Hearts Are Hard To Give Away: One Couple Uncovers The Truth

Sherry had been married for three years and had one child.  Her husband was a hard working, dedicated and compassionate man. Initially, Sherry thought she had everything she needed in a man, and she was right, until she later experienced difficulty with him connecting with her at a deeper level. 

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12 Sep 2012

Having An Opinion Doesn’t Make YOU A Relationship Expert! [VIDEO]

Having strong opinions does NOT a relationship expert make! Here are my thoughts on the subject.  If you agree with me, then dare to share!!  And follow me on Twitter @JaiStone

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05 Sep 2012

No Longer In A Cage: What Maya Angelou Taught Me About Marriage

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the title of a highly acclaimed award winning novel by Maya Angelou. I read this book many, many years ago; however, I’ve recently been thinking about the “caged” bird & how the metaphors fit marriage. The plot of Angelo’s book explored how

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17 Aug 2012

Fearless Friday: Jordin Sparks Has The Glow – Her Family, Her Love And SPARKLE

We chose Jordin Sparks for our Fearless Friday because we are very proud of the exceptional young lady she has become.  She has tackled her life and legend with zeal and passion and all the time seeming to have NO fear of failing at love or life!  Here’s to Jordin!

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01 Aug 2012

The She’s Gotta Have It Effect: My Battle With Commitment, Fidelity and Love

Imagine a relationship where your partner didn’t seem to have the same lust for life that you do? You want to indulge in things like travel and sampling different cuisines while your partner is satisfied sitting at home in front of the TV. Suppose the problem has become so prevalent

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29 Jun 2012

The Art Of Black Love: Artist Chris Fabor Muhammad

Is there an art to black love? If so have we lost it? It seems as though the odds of falling in love with “Mr./Mrs. Right” are daunting to say the very least. Love is hard. Whoever says it isn’t just hasn’t experienced what it’s like to truly love someone

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10 May 2012

Sis 2 Sis: 6 Dynamic Women Share “Lessons From Mom”

This Sunday we will celebrate some of the most inspirational women in our lives, our Mothers.  Although my Mom is deceased, not a week goes by when I don’t utilize at least one of the hundreds of valuable lessons that Mrs. Daisy taught me.  I started thinking about how many

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01 May 2012

Pressing Forward : 4 Keys To Obtaining Your Goals

Are you where you want to be or are you just a figment of your own imagination? Being where you want to be takes time, diligence, motivation and courage. Unfortunately success doesn’t happen overnight; and usually when it does, if you’re not smart about it, you will lose that success

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12 Apr 2012

Check Your Surroundings

You know the good thing about when my brain gets to work is that its on tha move and the bad thing about when it gets to working is I can’t write it down fast enough lol.  This morning I woke up and asked myself,” Am I surrounding myself around

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03 Apr 2012

Uplifting Your Mate

Relationships are not like back in the day when we would uplift one another and be each other’s support in every aspect. In this day and age we have competitive relationships where you have one mate trying to “out shine” the other. Now there is nothing wrong with an uplifting

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21 Mar 2012

Loving YOU! Its A Lifestyle

How often do we forget as my boy Katt Williams said, “You have to take care of your star player” (lol).  How can you give yourself what you don’t have to offer? Loving yourself goes beyond treating yourself to a mani and a pedi which are all nice but we

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01 Mar 2012

Love and Despair – Recovering From a Break-Up

When we are in love, the world is golden and nothing gets us down. When we are out of love, we are desperate to regain those feelings we had while in love.

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29 Feb 2012

Three Tiers of Love – How to Create a Natural Love Filled Relationship

Whether you are single and looking for love, or double and going through challenges in love, there is can be great advantage in understanding how relationships work, and a foolproof way of dealing with challenges in the

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15 Feb 2012

Love and Relationship Advice For Men

Women and men are completely different in the way they love, and until you accept this, it’s going to be difficult to have a relationship with the opposite sex, relationship advice for men is going to tell you that you are different, that your woman and you love in completely different ways. Research has shown that a man’s brain and a woman’s brain react differently to certain emotions. Love is one of the strongest emotions humanity can have, but a man and a woman react differently to it.

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26 Jan 2012

The Mysterious Side of Love and Relationships

Some relationships are out of league, yet they exist. Their existence may be evaluated on illogical and supernatural definitions, but ourselves with weak and impure psychological souls of hearts, cannot deny their sole existence and presence.

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16 Jan 2012

What Martin And Coretta Taught Us About Black Love

We could not allow ‘King Day‘ to pass without acknowledging one of the greatest Black Loves of all time. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King have long been icons not only in the Black Community, but around the world, thus this holiday.  The list of Dr. King’s contributions is

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13 Jan 2012

7 Love and Relationship Tips

Most relationships, even those built on love, start to fade with time. If both partners do nothing to improve the situation after some time they may hit a dead-end. However, there are a few things that can be done to sustain happy and strong relationship.

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09 Jan 2012

Is It Good to Take Love and Relationship Quizzes?

There are thousands of love and relationship quizzes that you can take but the question is- what do they tell about you and your partner? Can they help in solving your dilemmas? Well personally, they are harmless and they are actually a lot of fun to take. There’s nothing wrong if you want to take a hundred of them but don’t let them define your relationship.

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06 Jan 2012

What Inspires You?

Something else or someone else inspired the artist, the songwriter. But what about the person in a regular job? What inspires you?

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08 Dec 2011

You Can’t Change Her, You Have To Embrace Her

So today I am talking to a good male friend of mine. He mentions that he recently had talks with some women about being in love and things of that nature. One of the things he took away from the conversation is that women fall in love with the men

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11 Oct 2011

21 Days of Thanks

Today I turned 40 and I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited about a birthday.  Or ANY day for that matter.  It strikes me as odd, because over the years I have heard such negative things from folks as they age. But lucky for me, my Moms was just

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