Love Notes

August 19, 2016 I awakened this morning to the familiar “ding” of a new message on my phone. Someone was thinking of me and sending love energy to surround me on this day of the third year anniversary of my son’s suicidal death. My phone rang. Another friend was calling to say he would like […]

Translational Research

Author, scholar/activist, researcher, teacher, ritual artist and social midwife, Dr. Love helps people give birth to new life stories. A native South Carolinian, she grew up surrounded by stories.  Her favorite past time was listening to the Bible stories, fairy tales, animal stories and real life stories her parents and grandparents told.   She wove these […]

About Loss

Everyone has a story to tell.  Sometimes things happen that immediately change the course of events and begin a new story.  On August 19, 2013 something like that happened for me.  I received a phone call informing me that my son had been found dead in his apartment, due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  The […]

About Growing Up

Everyone has a story to tell.  This is part of my story. I grew up in rural South Carolina in the 50’s,and I have precious memories of that time. It was a time when colored people planted flower gardens and swept their yards clean to keep the snakes away.  My mother’s flower garden was bright […]