Posts in category "Spirituality"

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It

The Night My Husband Became My Enemy--and How I Fixed It
By Toni J. Spearman When the choir started singing, I Don’t Look Like What I’ve Been Through by Deon Kipping last Sunday, I could barely contain myself as the tears fell. Almost two years ago, my marriage began a vicious decline. The man I loved the most became the man I hated the most. I... Read more »

Transcendence Movie Review: Would You Want to Live Forever?

Transcendence Movie Review: Would You Want to Live Forever?
by Dawgelene Sangster- When death comes knocking, will you be willing and ready to answer the door to the potential end of your life? Or, will you talk to death through the door and windows trying to prolong your inevitable end? These are the questions that I asked when watching TRANSCENDENCE prescreening this week in... Read more »

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... Read more »
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MegaFest 2013: A Lesson from Oprah's LifeClass

MegaFest 2013: A Lesson from Oprah's LifeClass
Six Brown Chicks correspondent Toni Spearman covered the MegaFest 2013 for us this year, and the assignment became a life-changing experience. Here’s her account. By Toni Spearman More than 50,000 people from all over the world that gathered in Dallas recently to celebrate the world’s largest family fun festival, the MegaFest. I had never seen... Read more »

Six Life Lessons Women Have Taught Me

By Liz Lampkin Life is a journey and with each experience there are lessons that can–or should–make us better. The life lessons that have shaped me most have come from women, and my conversations and observations of them. Here are a few life lessons that I’d like to share with you. Lesson 1. Be yourself.... Read more »

10 Things you should NEVER say to a Widow

by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster As I approach the one-year anniversary of being a widow, I am realizing that some days I feel as though the pain is so new, and other days it’s more tolerable.  What I have found to be so true to me and from support groups I have interacted with; is... Read more »
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Painful Secrets: When a Woman Beats a Man

By Toni Spearman This blog is going to be difficult for me. I can tell you that right off the bat. I’m exasperated by an unsettling dilemma; domestic violence against African American men in our society. Yes, the brothers suffer violent situations at the hand of their women sometimes, too.  Although females are the usual... Read more »

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!

The 5 Power Smiles: Do it now!
By Dr. Dawj Smiles matter. When I was a girl, I enjoyed playtime with my sister, who was a special needs child. Many didn’t–and still don’t–understand what it takes to really embrace and live with someone with special needs. We often had to deal with people making fun of us because she had special needs... Read more »

Conversations with Katie, My Ultimate Brown Chick

Conversations with Katie, My Ultimate Brown Chick
by Yolanda “Yanni” Brown I love the amazing conversations that I have with my mom. She’s a no-holds-barred kind of conversationalist and she delivers each and every time. I’ve been really frustrated lately about some things lately and like always, I can go to my mom without criticism or hearing “I told you so.”  She... Read more »
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Can You Hear Him Now?

Can You Hear Him Now?
By Yolanda Yanni Brown I was excited to start my new year! I have big dreams, big plans and not a moment to waste. However, to be honest, this past week I’ve been disconnected, distracted and frustrated. Sunday was the worst. I slipped into the pitiful state of “woe is me” and the anger and... Read more »