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“Call Me Brilliant!” Part 1

What?? Says who?? Brilliant: distinguished; impressive, successful, extremely intelligent, skilled, gifted, talented, exceptionally clever, smart, astute, intellectual, adept, superior, able, elite, erudite= [someone who has wide range of knowledge…[sources: Dictionary.com; Oxford, Collins, MacMillan, Merriam-Webster, YourDictionary]. With these glowing, descriptive adjectives, why do we need to focus first on, “He/she is Black! Good news! We don’t....

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Who? What Is “The Wolf?” [Part 2] I’m Going to eat you up!”

Don’t go to sleep. Consider the numerous women who are coming forth alleging sexual harassment. There may be many who are scrambling around hoping-praying their past trespasses/indiscretions won’t be revealed, put on front street. The wolf watches for vulnerable moments to tempt people into bad behavior–ruining careers, destroying families. Sexual devouring is only one avenue....

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Take It Off! Take It All Off!

HaHa… You thought “She’s going to say something naughty.” Right? Well, maybe…Grow up. It’s time to put away childish behavior. It’s time to stop holding long term grudges against someone who did something to you twenty years ago. You know that can turn into hatred. It’s no longer something light and you can just hunch...

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“Power Of The Spoken Word”

Have you heard any of these sayings? Someone told me the other day that as a child they were told, “Follow your heart.” Another one said as a youngster, they were told, “Be true to yourself.” Still another said, “Be your own man.” There is another, “I’m a self-made man;” “You can do whatever you...

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What Difference Does It Make??

Well, it makes a lot of difference. What is “it?” “It” can encompass many aspects. Some things are of little or no significance. Perhaps. On the other hand, what we think as not important today and may seem insignificant for now, may in the long run you find to be very significant. Just wait until...

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Dealing With Discord

Unfortunately, discord is a part of life. This unwanted emotional stress is experienced by us all in one way or another; whether it is of our own making or some other person or persons brings it into our lives; somehow it manages to squirrel its way in. Let’s strive to turn it into positive. What...

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A Dream Come True!!

We listened to Maryum “May May” Ali, daughter of “The Greatest” deliver the Keynote Address at the SCAQMD Luncheon celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, his timeless quote resonates memorably: “If you can’t y, run; If you can’t run, walk; If you can’t walk, crawl, but whatever you do you have...

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Free Heart Surgery!

While reading, I saw, “opening of the prison to them that are bound,” which references, “opening of the understanding or the heart.” Then my thoughts went to Guantanamo Bay, which I heard about. Much of our opinions are formed from what we hear. After hearing about [GTMO] “Gitmo,” I got the picture of a prison,...

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Endure!!

Think what you can do and will do! Do nothing. What will happen to your dream? Absolutely Nothing! Look back? You’ll stumble or say, “I thought about doing that.” Or, I should have pursued my goals.” Don’t quit. Pursue! Try! What do these people have in common? 1. Muhammed Ali, The Greatest, a fighter all...

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Prognosticate Good

Prognosticate: a good word: foretell, prophecy, predict, tell the future. Prognosticate for my vocabulary is positive and allows opportunity to concentrate on good, positive things the future can bring. Prognosticate good through hope. That which has already occurred gives us knowledge for making future wise choices. History does repeat itself, but; for this instance, we’re...