I Don’t Believe In Coincidences, I Believe In Jesus

by Yvonne Chase

Earlier today while walking to the subway, I joyfully said hello, how you doing…have a good day to a white man in my path. He turned abruptly and said hello…to which I replied, hopefully, I didn’t startle you, and he said, “No, I’m in my thoughts.” I’m still walking to the subway when I said, […]

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Ellen Might Be Abusive And Kevin Not Know

by Yvonne Chase

Ellen DeGeneres and her eponymous talk show came under fire recently for toxic/abusive work conditions. Employees say sexual harassment, racism, control, intimidation, and bullying are prevalent on set. When her friend Kevin Hart heard about the allegations, he stepped up and said: “It’s crazy to see my friend go thru what she’s going thru publicly. […]

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I Was Today Years Old When…

by Yvonne Chase

The title of this post means you just found out something today that perhaps you should’ve known a long time ago. Google explains it this way; “It’s a meme/play on words to call themselves out for not knowing something. So, for me, I was today years old when I learned about narcissistic abuse, narcissistic families/how […]

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Thinking About Marriage

by Yvonne Chase

The new season of Married at First Sight, Season 11 is here from the city known for bourbon, beignets, and Mardi Gras; New Orleans. It got me thinking about marriage. Will I marry? I have no idea. Is it something I would like? Sure, why not! Romantic love is a beautiful thing, however, I’m glad […]

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Finding Love Behind The COVID-19 Mask

by Yvonne Chase

Last week I read a post by my sister in Christ Michele Morin about an unveiled life. In her post, she mentioned dating with masks. Here’s what she said, “What in the world,” I wondered, “would it be like to date with mandatory masking? Has Cosmo addressed this in an article yet?” I smiled beneath […]

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Get Your Knee Off Our Neck

by Yvonne Chase

For the last couple of weeks, we’ve been talking about systemic racism and white privilege. In my last post, Your Silence Speaks Volumes, blogger Lauren Sparks agreed to continue the conversation with me and Calvonia Radford, another blogger. She sent me a series of questions which she turned into a blog post titled A Conversation […]

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Sweet Mangoes…Sweet Connection

by Yvonne Chase

The last few weeks have been heavy so I thought I’d lighten it up a bit and share how God is working and good things are still happening in the middle of what looks like a Civil War. Sweet mangoes started a great conversation that led to a sweet connection. In this post, I shared […]

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Silence Speaks Volumes

by Yvonne Chase

“Brothers and sisters of color, how do you wish your white brothers and sisters would respond when cases of racial injustice, violence, and murder hit the news?” That question was posed by my white sister in Christ to Twitter in the wake of #GeorgeFloyd being murdered.” Before I get into this post, let me say […]

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Examine And Dwell In You Richly

by Yvonne Chase

Last week while reading my devotional, it talked about not only reading the word but letting the word examine you…letting the word read you. The text was Colossians 3:16 which says, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, […]

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Protector, Defender, and Truth Teller

by Yvonne Chase

I learned something about myself during this pandemic. Well here’s the thing, I always knew this about myself, however, I never knew what to call it. One day while watching a YouTube video, two sisters were sharing what they like about each other when one sister said, “My favorite thing about my sister is she’s […]

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