Most people have seen the movie, The Color Purple, released in 1986, but they’ve never read the book. This is the movie that sparked the careers of Oprah Winfrey and Whoopie Goldberg as actors, rather than talk show host and comedian. The casting and actin...Read More >>
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Rose's Bookshelf Number Four
--- - I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS by Maya Angelou In this first of six volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a young age to live with...Read More >>
Christmas with Corona
Christmas 2020 will certainly be unlike any other Christmas. Most of us have already missed out on large family gatherings over Thanksgiving, feeling guilty as we left our elders to endure it alone. Some chose to brave the crowded airports and planes as if...Read More >>
Rose's Bookshelf Number Three
21. BELOVED by Toni Morrison Beloved is another of my favorites, and it earned Toni Morrison the Pulitzer Prize in 1987. It was inspired by an 1856 article about a runaway slave who killed her children rather than have them taken back by slave catchers. T...Read More >>
Are You Happy Now?
This is the day which the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 (ESV) These words were written over 2000 years ago. In this time of the Corona virus and so much political unrest, they are truer now more than ever. It is so easy...Read More >>
Stop Doing. Start Being.
As we enter our seventh month of sheltering in, we sometimes find it hard stay to focused and hopeful. A situation we thought would last only a few weeks seems to be stretching out into next year. We don’t feel that it’s safe to go out, and the crime and p...Read More >>
7 Days of Motivation
The Coronavirus pandemic has certainly taken its toll on 2020. But with three months left, we can still find joy in our relationships with God, each other, and ourselves. Try this. In the next week, focus on one piece of advice each day and try to practic...Read More >>
SELF-CARE DURING A TIME OF LOSS
Self-Care During A Time of Loss… In our time of Corona and quarantine, I came across an email from a friend and fellow blogger that I felt was worth sharing with my readers of SeasonedYou. Ebony S. Muhammad is an author, publisher, entrepreneur, computer...Read More >>
Rose's Bookshelf Number Two
11. Ralph Ellison’s, INVISIBLE MAN With all that's been going on in our country and Juneteenth just around the corner, I thought I'd suggest a book that reflects our history. As my first male author, I chose Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, not to be confus...Read More >>
BOOKS BY ERNESTINE ROSE
Here are summaries and reviews of my first four books. Later publications will have their own landing pages. A contemporary guide to surviving one of life's most difficult challenges, even when you seem to be total opposites. It's a "must have" for newlyw...Read More >>