A Matter of Trust (Flash Fiction)

Image courtesy of digitalart at FreeDigitalPhotos.net © 2014 Pamela Jones. All rights reserved. Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. […]

“The Women of Brewster Place”

It’s been about 25 years since I first read “The Women of Brewster Place” by Gloria Naylor. Nevertheless, this contemporary novel left enough impact on me to recommend it as a novel worth reading. “The Women of Brewster Place” is a fictional novel that focuses on the diverse attitudes and experiences of seven African-American women […]

What Does Happiness Mean to You?

No matter what a person’s ethnicity, social status, or gender is, there’s one thing we all share alike: the desire to be happy. Yes, happiness is something we all crave to be before leaving this world. However, some of us have different definitions of what happiness is. In fact, what some people consider happiness isn’t […]

Internet Radio Interview with Authors Talk About It

On March 29th, I was a guest on Authors Talk About (it was actually prerecorded). I was interviewed by wife and husband Drs. Rob and Janelle Alex, Ph.D. They make a great team together, which helped make the interview great. As with all the other interviews, I enjoyed this one too. It was great to […]

Ladies, Beware of the Mama Haters

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Unfortunately, there are men who verbally and physically abuse women. These stoned hearted men never speak a kind word or do a generous act for a woman. Men like this hate women. Chances are, for a lot of them, the first woman they hate is the woman responsible […]

Internet Radio Interview with Love, Liberty, and Lip Gloss

On March 12th, I was a guest on Love, Liberty, and Lip Gloss (LLC). In case you’re not familiar with this show, LLC is an internet radio show that’s broadcasted on Blog Talk Radio. Its hosts, Lisa Tarves and Daria Anne DiGiovanni, cover women’s issues. LLC is live every Thursday evening at 7 P.M. Anyway, […]

Dream Builder: Yours or Theirs?

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Pure Barre (@Pure_Barre). “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” – Farrah Gray. 4 March 2015, 5:00 p.m. Tweet. I’ve lived the above quote, and I still do. In fact, I think we all have been in a situation where we helped […]

The Biggest Mistake

Women are especially guilty of the above quote. How many of us know a woman who is smart and successful, yet they place all of their value on their partners – ignoring their own self-worth? For some women, the person they’re placing so much value on is worthless. They’re a big fat “0.” They are […]

I’m No Longer Your Punching Bag!

Image courtesy of Romance Meets Life/Creative Commons This is a poem about an abused woman who has reached her limits.  Today I take a stand Against your violent hand. I tell you once and for all You best to hit the wall. For I’m no longer your punching bag! You use your worldly rage As a […]

A Lesson Learned in Life

There isn’t a woman alive who hasn’t made a long term mistake regarding a relationship. We either loved, married or even liked the wrong person way too long. Something that should have taken us five minutes to get out of (you see this person is a rat, now run!) instead ended up taking us months […]