Monthly Archives: August 2015

I Am Not Perfect…But I Do Work On Myself Each Day, Because I DO Care

Of course, nobody is perfect. There’s a belief though, that people should always accept us as we are, imperfections and all. You are who you are and people need to just “deal with it.” Then there are others who understand … Continue reading

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It’ll Soon Be Friday Night, and I Have a Hot Date…With Writing

The day just started and understandably, the clock is already being watched. The hours and minutes being counted. For those who work the traditional Monday-Friday, today is the end of your work week. Many will enjoy a well-deserved night out … Continue reading

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The Virginia Shooting of TV Journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward: I Keep Searching For The Words, But I Just Can’t Find Them

…but I’ll try my best. I am an Army journalist myself. I saw this story posted this morning and right away, it broke my heart. Yes, this unfortunately has happened quite often. However, I don’t know about you all, but … Continue reading

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To Parents With Black Children: Don’t Raise Them To Believe They Are The “Victims” of Society

Speaking as a black man, it is very true that there are quite a few societal disadvantages to being black in America and many learn very early on what these disadvantages are. Many of these disadvantages are deeply-rooted in society … Continue reading

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Rather Than Wanting To Be Taught How To Fish, Too Many People Feel They’re Just Entitled To Everyone Else’s “Fish”

It’s faster. It’s easier. It requires less work on our parts. There’s little to no time to be taught; just “do it for me.” That’s the way it is for many people. The notion of being “taught how to fish” … Continue reading

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Don’t Allow Yourself To Be Held “Hostage” By Toxic People And Their Negativity

   Many people out there want to achieve great things in life. Unfortunately, they don’t happen for everyone for any number of reasons. For those of you who are going after great things, while you may have a good number … Continue reading

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Not Everyone Wants To See You Succeed…And This Includes So-Called “Friends” and “Family”

Have you ever been to Red Lobster, or any market where you can see the lobsters in the tanks? If you look closely, you’ll notice something interesting. Often, there are 10-15 lobsters in the tank, maybe more. Most of them … Continue reading

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