Category Archives: love

The (wo)man in the arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Humidifier

I truly feel that God has a sense of humor. Honestly, I feel He gets a kick out of messing with little ole me. Yes, I am that woman: impatient and usually wants to analyze everything down to the miniscule detail. … Continue reading

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2013: Cosmo’s year in Review

I really can’t believe it is the end of another year. Prior to writing this post, I went and looked back on my posts from previous years. In December 2010, I talked about reducing my sugar and processed foods intake. … Continue reading

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The intimidation factor

While I was in the hair salon recently, I had a wonderful discussion about men and intimidation. It was along the line of similar conversations I have had with my single friends, both males and females.  It seems like a … Continue reading

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Is this the new wave of dating? The dating card

Until this past Sunday, I was completely unaware there was actually a business card specifically for dating. One of my close friends was discussing her job when she handed out her new business cards. One she said was for work/networking … Continue reading

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A list for a younger Cosmo

If I could go back and talk to my younger self, I prob wouldn’t give a big drawn out speech. I think I would just share nuggets of wisdom. In my mind it would read like David Letterman’s top ten … Continue reading

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Cosmo resurfaces…again

The last post took a lot out of me. Enough where I needed to step back and regroup. Last Sunday’s service (Father’s day service) was quite moving. Pastor Bennett did an altar call first for all of the men in … Continue reading

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Before there was “The Secret” there was Florence Scovel Shinn

I’m sure everyone was aware of the hype surrounding a book called “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne.  The basic principle of this book is the law of attraction. Meaning that you attract things to you by your thoughts, visions, and words. … Continue reading

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That loving feeling can return….at UC Berkeley

After my sophomore year (in the summer of 2000), I headed out to Berkeley, CA to participate in a Summer Research Opportunities Program. The fellow participants and I ended up living in the International House and worked for various professors … Continue reading

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Favorite Quote of the Day

“When I dare to be powerful — to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”–Audre Lorde When I opened my online essence magazine, I saw this. Isn’t that … Continue reading

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