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A special birthday that I almost forgot

Today I spent so much time trying to invest in my future, I took less time to appreciate all my blessings. Life is like that in a lot of ways. We dance to our own music, play along with the balancing act, and forget to stop and smell the roses. It’s my Dad’s birthday and … Continue reading

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Trial of the Century – Michael Jackson Death Trial

Opening statements were heard today in the case of against Dr. Conrad Murray for the death of Michael Jackson. A very emotionally charged case. I watched the prosecutor present their case. They showed a picture of a deceased Michael Jackson. They played a disturbing voice recording of Michael from May 10, 2009 (a month prior to his … Continue reading

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Is Nicolas Cage really a vampire

More Twilight stars? Are there vampires stalking around Hollywood? This story has circulated the internet for the past week. A revealing 1870 photo of a man who looks like Cage selling on eBay. The seller, Jack_Mord, put the photo up for bid with the claim that Nicolas Cage was secretly a vampire. The price for the … Continue reading

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The Execution of Troy Davis

I did not know this man. I did not know his story or the police officer that was fatally shot. Yet I became intrigued to follow the story over the last several days like many others. Troy Davis made national headlines this week as supporters attempted to stop his execution. Convicted over 20 years ago for killing … Continue reading

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Tyler Perry controversy over his movies

Tyler Perry, named the highest paid man in Hollywood, according to Forbes. His movies and television programs share a positive message. Yet there are a growing number of critics including Spike Lee, who call these films “buffoonery” saying ‘we can do better’. What does that mean anyway? I checked, buffoonery means silly behavior, like clowning around. … Continue reading

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Brokenness before God: A spiritual journey

Brokenness becomes a relentless dream in reality. In a deep sense of loss with a drive to succeed, a contradiction in many ways, brokenness leads to soul-searching. When you’re at the end of your rope, when you have “hit rock bottom” many will say, that is when you realize your faith in God. The Bible teaches us to rely … Continue reading

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Remembering 911 Tributes: My prayer on a day I’ll never forget

Where were you on September 11, 2001? It’s a day, I’ll never forget. Remembering 911 tributes are pouring across the networks. Many remember exactly where they were, what they were doing. I was at work in an office near Chicago. Sitting at my desk, a coworker frantically ran over to me. “We’re under attack,” he … Continue reading

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“Read a Book Day” – Sept. 6, 2011

It’s national Read a Book Day today as millions of kids head back to school. Have you read any good books lately? There is a Chinese proverb that says, “A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.” For there lies the wisdom. Imagine a garden full of growth, filled with beauty and fragrance. … Continue reading

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Walking by faith to see where it leads

I don’t know why I’m surprised, but I am. I’m continually amazed at the way God works in my life. Right when I feel like I got it all figured out, God steps in. The way I see it, I can go with the flow or try to fight against it. Trying to control everything … Continue reading

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Through the tests God will lead you

How often have you heard that before? “Through the tests God will lead you.” Which leads me to this point in my journey. Have you ever woken up and had your day all planned, only to find out everything changed? Your whole schedule flips over, broken apart it’s totally unrealistic. Whatever happened to cause this … Continue reading

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