What laughing off our flaws really says about us


"I can't believe I slacked so hard on that presentation, they ought to kick me to the curb! HA!!!" "Man, I acted a fool with that chick last night, she was BAD!  I never should have gone to that club with you!  HA!!! "Oh, I'll work all night long if they're paying me that kind …

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Q&A: How does love fit into the discourse on Trayvon Martin?


Yesterday I posted about the truth as I understand it, relating to how we deal with the heinous ills that plague mankind today. It was kind of huge. The post was sparked by the Trayvon Martin shooting that occurred in February in South Florida but covered a range of universal issues.   https://tinawatkins.com/2012/03/27/more-on-trayvon-martin-and-racism-what-kind-of-love-is-this/ As Dr. Seuss …

More on Trayvon Martin and Racism: What kind of love is this?


Monday, March 26th I had the privilege to speak on behalf of http://www.wlcac.org at the Los Angeles rally and march for Trayvon Martin organized by Zsanae Davis, A.N.S.W.E.R Coalition, the NAACP and others. While listening to Ashmont Hill's "Running," (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hg2gUs1w-h0) my morning meditation on the message I'd convey, surprised me. "What kind of love is this?" …

Focus: How will Trayvon Martin’s life translate into a victory for mankind?


I love mankind.  To the point that my heart would break to consider applauding the death of a crazed mass murderer.  It's a lot easier to direct hatred toward those who seem to be filled with it: But how is that justice?  When an injustice is committed against fellow man, we have to dig within …

Open relationships: Anything for love?


We're willing to do anything for love in modern times. Some couples, married and not are incredibly flexible for love and seriously consider the possibility of an open marriage or relationship:  Accepting multiple partners.   Some couples, married and not are completely resolute and unwilling to change certain things for their partner:  Refusing to sacrifice …