The truth about cute cats and women

A HILARIOUS TRUE STORY about Styx the family cat, and what she taught Solomon about cute cats and women. [button link=”http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/20131126_Learning_about_women_from_Styx_the_cat.html” target=”self” color=”red” icon=”none” style=”normal” size=”default”]CLICK HERE[/button]to read the original column from the Philadelphia Daily News (Featured Photo © Canstock Photo)

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In love with a non-believer. Now what?

Question of the day: You meet a new love interest who is smart, kind, loving and generous, BUT they are a non-believer in your faith.  Do you attempt to convert them, pray on it—because, after all, God can move mountains—or do you simply keep it moving? (Featured Photo © CanstockPhoto)

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Legalize marijuana? I don’t think so

Drug abuse doesn’t begin with a needle in one’s arm, like it reportedly ended for Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman. It begins with a cloud of marijuana smoke and a string of bad decisions. This is not to say that every Justin Bieber will end up like Hoffman. But marijuana, like any drug, is a…

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Purse snatch murders

I REMEMBER purse snatchings. For a time in the 1980s, they were the crime of choice in Philadelphia’s poorest neighborhoods. Back then, when young thugs preyed on women for little more than grocery money, the crimes almost always looked the same. The thief would run by, snatch the purse and take off at a dead…

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Tears follow the Michael Dunn verdict

Denise Hunt tears up as she finds out the jury is deadlocked on the first-degree murder charge for Michael Dunn outside of the Duval County Courthouse as jury deliberations enter the fourth day of deliberations, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla. Dunn was convicted Saturday of attempted murder in the shooting death of a…

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Dear Black Boys: A word on Jordan Davis

Dear Black Boys: I pray that one day we can say with a conscious mind, “It’s okay. You’re safe.” What does the bullet say to the living when it penetrates the skin? How does the spiral move through the flesh as it digs deeper into breath? What’s worse—dying because you were racially profiled and pursued,…

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A message to Jordan Davis’ parents

Question of the day: We were all sitting on the edge of our seats this weekend as we awaited the verdict in the Michael Dunn trial. As responses to the verdict poured in, many were outraged. If you could write a letter to Jordan Davis’ parents, what would your letter say? (Featured image © Canstock Photo)

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Justice and Jordan Davis

I AWAKENED ON SUNDAY morning praying for America. I prayed that I, as the black father of a black son, would be able to forgive, to heal, and to move forward. I prayed that I, as the black father of a black son, would be able to look ahead in love rather than staring back…

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Should he file for divorce?

Dear Housewife: I have a wife who has a diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (childhood trauma). She also is bipolar. I don’t mind supporting her as much as I can, but she has a tendency to project onto me. When she has a bad day or has trouble coping, she turns on me and…

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Your weight and your new man

Question of the day: THIS ONE  just for the ladies. It’s Valentine’s Day, and things are going well with your new love, especially since you’ve lost a significant amount of weight and you’re feeling really good about yourself.  You’re out to dinner enjoying a light meal when your new love drops the bombshell. He wants…

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