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Betty Rolle

About Betty Rolle

Betty Rolle is the CEO of Betty Rolle & Associates, a publishing company. She is also an author, educator, and a consultant. Betty holds an Associate degree in accounting, Bachelor of arts degree in economics and a Master's degree in religious education and theology from Acadia University and Acadia University Divinity College in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Where do you go to feel safe?

It was the first thunderstorm of the year. Nature had struck up a bad symphony that night—sharp flashes of lightning; booming rolls of thunder; torrential rain; and howling wind. I was glad my mother and I had bought the new houses for the dogs because, surely, they would need them tonight; the rain was too [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|Blog, Spirituality|Comments Off on Where do you go to feel safe?

Reconciliation Across the Ages

Life is about relationships. It is about our relationship with God and our relationship with one another. Forgiveness is the salve which brings healing to our connections with God and humanity and reconciliation is the adhesive that binds and restores these relations, to a state of wholeness and health.   So if you are offering [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|Reconciliation|Comments Off on Reconciliation Across the Ages

Cultivating Lasting Peace

Focus on these scriptures for cultivating lasting peace. Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Thessalonians 5:17-18). Enter His gates with thanksgiving And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless His name. For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And [...]

By | January 11th, 2015|2015, Balanced Living, Peace|Comments Off on Cultivating Lasting Peace

Thanksgiving Dinner as Group Therapy

Maybe not for you, but for some, Thanksgiving Day is a dreaded time. Family coming together over a simmering pot of emotions: the hurt, the pain, the bitterness, the resentment, the look of judgment, the pretense — all sitting together at the same table, trying to be on their best behavior. Some will even choose [...]

By | November 20th, 2014|Blog, Spirituality, Wellness|2 Comments

The Dance of Your Life

The Tragedy It was like peeling back an onion of grief. With each layer of news, the pain grew, until all we could do was weep. There was a plane crash in Freeport this evening. The plane belonged to Myles Munroe. Everybody onboard is dead. Myles was onboard. Ruth, too . . . and Pastor [...]

By | November 12th, 2014|Blog, Christianity, Spirituality, Wellness|0 Comments

2 Reasons Tyler Perry’s Announcement is a Big Disappointing Deal

Just in case you haven’t heard, on September 25, 2014, Tyler Perry announced that he is expecting his first child with his girlfriend Gelila Bekele. Let me attempt to deconstruct his announcement. Tyler Perry, a Christian, African-American role model, and producer of values-based films, announced that he is starting a family with Gelila Bekele to [...]

By | October 29th, 2014|Blog, Christianity, Spirituality|0 Comments

“Switch” to Words

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is accused of abusing his four-year-old son. Peterson claims he did not abuse his son; he was administering punishment. Peterson stated that he loves all of his children, “and only ‘whoops’ them because he wants them to do right.” He uses this form of discipline because he believes being [...]

By | September 27th, 2014|Religion, Spirituality, Wellness|0 Comments

Calibrations

Sometimes life bumps us around and causes us to become unhinged. And sometimes, in just the normal course of living, bits of us come loose. We discover we can’t perform the way we used to. Tasks that used to be a breeze are difficult. Inexplicably, we feel down. Relationships that brought us joy are now [...]

By | May 2nd, 2012|Balanced Living|0 Comments