Monthly Archives: June 2011

Don’t Believe The “Hype”: Your Destiny Is More Than A Statistic!

“No one can ever tell me that a woman cannot raise a man,” my only brother stated at my mother’s 80th Birthday Celebration. “Because my mother raised me,” he added. On that day I don’t remember anything any of my sisters said nor can I remember anything I said, but my brother’s words continue to resonate loudly in my ears. read more…

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It’s Graduation Day: Against All Odds

Our family is pleased to boast that three nephews and one niece completed one of the important milestones in life–graduation from high school. Yes, we had four graduates this year and we are proud of each and every one of them.       read more…

Spiritual Cataracts: A Miss Prognosis

I went to visit one of my sisters who had been experiencing deterioration of her vision. It was evident that losing her eyesight extremely bothered her. She has aches and pains, but losing her vision affected her earnings, her mobility, and all aspects of her quality of life.    read more…

Sharpening Your Blade: Don’t Get Cut Anymore!

I love sweet potato fries! Since I love them I decided to make them myself. As I was cutting the sweet potatoes one of the things I realized is that the knife that I was using was really dull. It was causing me to exert more strength just trying to cut them. So much so, that I literally cut my thumb not once, but three times.     read more…

Intimacy of Communion: This Do In Remembrance Of Me

When I was a young girl I remember thinking that the table with the inscribed words, “This Do In Remembrance Of Me,” was associated with death. What I remember most is that every time someone died their body would be at the front of the church on that table. Or, so I thought it was.      read more…

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