For Men

Percevial Murphy June 10, 2017 3 comments

Dear God, Homosexuality and the Black Church Part 1

Before diving in, I need to establish a few things. I understand that some disagree with identifying churches as black, white or any race. I agree. A church should have no color. However, based on what we know, most churches do. The color of a church is often defined by
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Percevial Murphy April 25, 2016 2 comments

Man to Man: Thoughts On Not Having a Father

At this point, it bothers me deeply when a man entirely blames his negative life circumstances on the fact that his father was not in his life. I get it. I do. I understand how much easier becoming a man is when you have an example to follow. And this
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Mental Health

Percevial Murphy April 28, 2017 0 comments

Hush Puppies and Wellness

After more than 10 years of living a healthy lifestyle, it’s become second nature. That’s not to say I don’t have my indulgences or rough days. Just the other day I was craving hush puppies. I didn’t end up having them because I can be impatient. After 5 minutes at
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Percevial Murphy January 21, 2017 3 comments

Bipolar in Remission

It’s been  while I’ve written about mental illness so I figured it was time for an update. In previous posts, I’ve not disclosed my diagnosis. It is Bipolar. Whenever I share this, some people are shocked and others respond with statements like “Oh yeah, I can see that about you.”
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On Track Music Reviews

Percevial Murphy February 27, 2017 0 comments

Valerie June, Singer-Songwriter

Whenever searching for new music, I’m typically drawn to the work of singer-songwriters first. Singer-songwriters write, compose and perform their own musical material. Some describe this genre as music from the heart because the lyrics often draw first from personal experiences. The composition of these songs tends to be straightforward
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Percevial Murphy October 11, 2016 0 comments

Lianne La Havas

Last month, a good friend texted me one Friday evening asking if I wanted to attend a Leon Bridges concert that coming Sunday. Being that I wrote a review on Leon last year, I definitely didn’t want to miss an opportunity to see him live. Leon was good but to
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