Sheila Qualls

“You’re Fat. Lose Some Weight.” Love, a Friend

Well, I’m paraphrasing, but that was the gist of it. So, imagine my surprise when I opened a handwritten letter addressed to me (with a local postage stamp on it) and read that. A letter from an anonymous friend, who meant well by telling me I’d gotten plump and needed to shed a few. “Anonymous” […]

4 Reasons Why I Choose to Work

A few days ago, my son asked me when’s the last time I’d had a “real” job. He went on to clarify:  A job where, you know, I “worked.” Dear Son, You’ve never known a time when I haven’t worked. I returned to work the minute I came home from the hospital with you in tow. […]

24 Things I Want My Daughters to Consider When Choosing a Mate

1. Choose a man who will make you a better woman. Choose a man who wants to see you grow in your faith and purpose. He wants the best for you and will bring out the best in you. He’ll believe in you even when you don’t believe in yourself.  2. Choose a man who will […]