“Dear future husband, here’s a few things you’ll need to know-” – Dear Future Husband by Meghan Trainor (Yes, I cut it off in the middle of the line because I do not agree with the implication that if her future husband does not meet her list of requirements her love will run out and […]

“I want someone to hold my hand, and get the doors. Is that too much to ask? Something that doesn’t fall apart when things get hard, yeah.” – Love Like That by Tiffany Houghton (2014) 67 years ago today, May 21, 1950, my grandparents were married. Their 65th anniversary was the last one they got to celebrate […]

Soundtrack of My Life

“Lovely 1991, that’s the year that I come from and I wouldn’t want to trade it for another time, I love this life! I love this life!” – 1945 by Jamie Grace (2011) Today is my birthday, and for my birthday I decided to go through each year of my life and find a song […]

“He sees each tear that falls, and He hears me when I call!” – He Knows My Name (written by Tommy Walker, 2000) I do not know how many of you have ever lost anyone, but I have. I have lost a lot actually. I have lost people who were close to me. I have […]

“Going to the chapel and we’re gonna to get married.” – Chapel of Love by The Dixie Cups (1964) 37 Years of Teamwork. 444 Months of Laughter and Tears. 13,514 Days of Marriage. Sunday, April 13, 1980 in Indianapolis, Indiana there was a wedding. She was twenty-two, he was twenty-four. Her bridesmaids were in peach, […]

“Turn it up, turn it up like we don’t care and we can live it up, live it up and go anywhere!” – Live it Up by Group 1 Crew (off of their album ‘Outta Space Love’, 2010) Dear Fellow Singles, I understand, I know the “struggle” that being single can be. I know what […]

“We are family! Get up everybody and sing!” – We Are Family by Sister Sledge (written by Bernard Edwards and  Nile Rodgers, 1978) Tonight I am talking about church families. Most people I know have one. Most people I know who are believers have been at one, maybe two, churches their entire Christian lives,my story […]

“But I know I’m laughing on the car ride home with you! Don’t know how long it’s gonna take to feel okay, but I know I had the best day with you today!” – Taylor Swift (off of her album ‘Fearless’, 2008) For those of you who do not know, I am the only girl in […]

“I wanna take you away. Let’s escape into the music, DJ let it play! I just can’t refuse it, like the way you do this, keep on rockin’ to it! Please don’t stop the, please don’t stop the music!” – Don’t Stop the Music – Rihanna (written by Tor Erik Hermansen, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tawanna Dabney, Michael Jackson, […]