Perhaps you have lost a loved one to Sickle Cell Disease; or maybe you know of someone who has battled this disease. As a person who has lost a loved one to SDC, I decided this article could not wait for a cure. Close your eyes and try to imagine this; more than 16,654 deaths … Continue reading SICKLE CELL CRISIS… By Mae Catherine Godhigh
If you haven’t done so already, take a moment and reflect on your previous year. Consider your triumphs, your trials, and how you reacted to various situations you encountered. Did you respond to every comment where someone may have opposed your ideas or beliefs? Did you respond positively or negatively? A wise man once shared … Continue reading Protect Your Peace By Katherine Young
He told them this parable: “No one tears a piece out of a new garment to patch an old one. Otherwise, they will have torn the new garment, and the patch from the new will not match the old.” Luke 5:36 There I was, excited about the clock having struck midnight. I had made it! … Continue reading New Year’s Wine By Cleo Dailey III (Modernday Lazurus)
January signifies the halfway point of the academic year. Students should be well rested and ready to conquer the remainder of the year after winter break. As we begin anew, recall the academic goals that were set in August. Remind your children that there is yet time to make adjustments and make progress toward their … Continue reading New Year, Same Course By Latasha Schraeder
Many of us have heard versions of a sermon by Ministers of the Gospel that uses the scripture from the bible, Matthew 7:7-8 that states; 7 “Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks … Continue reading Ask – Seek – Knock By Mark Lampkin
As we celebrate the new year, we take pause and reflect back on the notable sports figures we lost in 2019. Frank Robinson: The first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to be voted Most Valuable Player in both leagues. He was 83. Don Newcombe: Former Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodger … Continue reading IN MEMORIAM By Mark Hollis
Gray clouds now cover bare branchesGod knows I love this sceneThe snow and ice they blanket the ground,Wintertime where now I dream.Of Spring and all new blossoms,How I long for this sweet time,When mother came from Grandmother’s womb,God took them, but it’s just fine,With what my Lord has let me know,About Earth’s life, the ice … Continue reading Grandma, Mom and Leaves By DECB, Sr.