Hair and the Black Woman

When I got pregnant with my oldest, I made a decision that I would no longer…


Chapter 11 & 12: "Good Expectations" and "The Forever Good Life"

Today we combine two chapters, “Good Expectations” and “The Forever Good Life”,…


Chapter 10: Good Times

“Our culture has fed us the lie that feeling good is the highest good.” – Trip…


Chapter 9: Good Dreams

“I want you to keep dreaming big, but to do so in line with God’s will. I want…


Chapter 8: Good Stuff

“We’ve been told by our culture that the most important thing in life is the…


Chapter 7: Good Works

We are in the third section of the book and it’s time to apply what it means to…


Chapter Six: Good People

“I’ve learned that the good life is not lived in isolation, but rather in…


Chapter 5: The Good Book

Note: Because of our previous discussion we are skipping chapter 4. Today we…


Chapter 3: A New Definition

“Whether or not we live the good life depends on what we have faith in. The…


Chapter 2: The Good Teacher

Editor’s Note: This is a short article for the purpose to generate conversation…


Chapter 1: Don't Eat the Fruit

Editor's Note: This is a short article for the purpose to generate conversation…


What's the Good Life? A Book Discussion with Trillia Newbell

What exactly is the good life? Is it retirement, riches, relaxation, minimal…


Black, White, and Peach All Over

My son identifies himself as peach, the crayon color. His grandmother, my…


Death to the Uncle Tom for Christians

Growing up in a predominantly white city and attending predominantly white…


Race, A Topic Worth Talking About

By Trillia NewbellMy editors are constantly encouraging me to develop a catchy…


Lance Armstrong and Our Hero-Worship Culture

By Trillia Newbell, Main ContributorSo Lance Armstrong lied. He not only lied,…


I Pledge Allegiance to My Blackness

By Trillia Newbell, Main ContributorI remember when I first heard Barack Obama…