Living the Sweet Life: #dosomethingfornothing

Okay my sweet readers, this month what we are going to discuss is not anything new, but it sure is necessary. Morgan Freeman is one of my mentors. He has created a life of multi-prenuership as an actor, advocate and fantastic person. He uses his influence to change the world, teaching us compassion for...

Living the Sweet Life: When was the last time you dropped Him a line?

That was a question that I asked myself recently. By “Him” I mean God, of course, and my reasons were many. Most of us who are Christians are trained and taught to pray and for the most part, we do exactly that. Prayers are a part of our way of asking for forgiveness when we know we have done something...

Living the Sweet Life: Just Got a Big Calling

Sometimes when you start something really good, it evolves and spills into other parts of your life. This column and what it actually means in terms of my identity has done just that. I spend a lot of time with little people. My littles don’t read this column, and some can’t even read yet at all. After...

Living the Sweet Life: Making Love Nests

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s June again and time for Fort Bend Focus’ wedding issue. The styles we have in wooing one another could not be more diverse. Some are attracted to shiny castles and presents, while others are content as can be with a simple hand held. What turns us “on” is a magnificent...

Living the Sweet Life: Music Gets a Stage of Its Own

Music has always been a large part of my life. Growing up in North Carolina, we never left for a vacation without packing my Daddy’s guitar, a mandolin and a harmonica. We would head to the mountains and sit on the porch overlooking the Blue Ridge Parkway and set about to makin’ music, mostly hymns and...

Living the Sweet Life: Raising a Young Man

Each of us as parents are faced with many challenges. For some, it is a child born to us that has from the very moment of his or her existence a determination to explore and a refusal to listen. Others still have the task of facing learning and other challenges. I have had the blessing of being given a son...

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