It was heartwarming and encouraging to see so many beautiful books displayed at the Los Angeles Book Festival. More than three hundred thousand people attended. There were hundreds of booths where the life stories are intertwined within the pages of these books. Their life experiences were compellig
Mullins High School Class of 1972 presented its 50th reunion in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The affair was filled with fun filled games, delicious food and upbuilding association. After an exciting evening of activities, the multi-talented Manhattans concluded with a plethora of outstanding songs.
Violence, gun control and critical times we live in are causing chaos throughout the world. We are looking at a world that is crumbling around us as more school shootings occur and deaths by guns fill our neighborhoods. What can we do? Pray for that kingdom that Jesus taught us in the model prayer.
Gun violence is running rampant throughout the world with shootings in wars, schools and your neighborhood. What causes someone to pick up a rifle, aim it at a child in elementary school and slaughter them? One public official called such an individual, “an evil person.” What or who is evil?
Women in the workplace continue to carry the burden of childcare. Vladimir Duthiers of “CBS Mornings” featured a positive experience, “Now there is a renewed focus on childcare as many people get ready to head back to the office.” A E-Commerce company in Virginia came up with a creative solution.
Hospitals are they in a crisis? The news series CBS This Morning did a powerful and heart wrenching story about a man who died because there was no bed available, due to the overwhelming amount of Covid patients. News Correspondent David Begnaud interviewed the doctor who felt hopeless and sad.
Mental illness continues to invade families throughout the world and within my own family. Years ago our family had the horrifying experience of a family member suffering from mental illness. He murdered his wife and committed suicide. We were devastated and today we take mental illness seriously.
Massive wildfires burning in the state of Oregon and “across twelve states in the west.” Catastrophic flooding in some of the richest countries in the world such as Belgium and the Netherlands where many have been killed and numerous people are missing. Is this global warming and the last days?
The world’s most brilliant minds are still trying to answer such questions as, how did humans get here? Do other creatures exist on other planets? Astrophysicist Nel Degrasse Tyson attempt to give some intelligent answers. If we open up the Bible these answers are revealed from beginning of time.
Covid has struck numerous family members but this chiicken soup recipe seemed to help them feel better. I’ve received numerous compliments that it Is also delicious. Chicken soup has always had its place with a parent when their child is suffering from a virus or flu. This soup has given comfort.
Michelangelo’s statute of David “will emerge from the 3D printer” as a “digital twin.” This awe inspiring sculpture of the male human body has been toured by millions and is considered to be the world’s greatest masterpiece. In the Bible David is a faithful king, poet, prophet and fierce warrior.
“Kiss the Ground,” is a powerful documentary that reminded me of long days in the cotton fields, planting of vegetation and working on farms for our family’s survival. The film’s powerful revelation of destructive forces of soil and climate was sad based on cherished memories of southern farming.
There is a severe shortage of school nurses within our educational system. Now that some schools are reopening the problems of nurses being available in comparison to the students is disturbing. Nurses are vital in schools for medical and mental concerns.The shortage is due to lack of funding.
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly throughout the world. Experts have daily discussions concerning how to get people to understand we are in one of the most critical pandemics in human history. Masculinity or egos should not prevent us from wearing a mask or hand washing to protect ourself and others.
Wearing a mask during this pandemic protects each individual from contaminating their neighbor and themselves. Time and time again scientific and medical proof has been given about how masks wearing is vital. It saves lives and shows love and consideration for yourself and others. It expresses love.
Chicago’s residents unite to fight the injustice of segregation through mapping. “Racist policies like redlining where banks would designate properties in minority areas delineated in red as too risky for mortgage lending.” Chicago has a very special place in my heart as a refuge as well.
Mary Wilson of the Supremes died. A fabulous rebirth of the amazing singing group Diana Ross and the Supremes, previously of Motown Records were given recognition.Three powerful singers gave homage as they performed such major hits as “You Can't Hurry Love, Baby Love and Stop In the Name of Love.”
The Broadway hit Hamilton, was a source of inspiration for Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman. Leslie Odom also from Hamilton is getting Oscar buzz for his role in the movie “One Night In Miami” where he plays Sam Cooke. A live taping at historic Apollo Theater and our visit to 9/11 Memorial & Museum.
The Philadelphia Eagles went on to win the Super Bowl after the NFL Draft for 2017 was held there. Hundreds of thousands of visitors came to Philadelphia where the event was presented. Was this an endeavor to win the Super Bowl? During this event volunteers shared Bible based literature in the city.
An evening of Classic Soul Music was presented by the multi-talented Delfonics. A tribute to outstanding artists such as Teddy Pendergrass, Luther Vandross and Frankie Beverly were given as well.
Jehovah's Witnesses have relocated their headquarters from Brotoklyn, NY to the beautiful mountains of Tuxedo, NY. It is nestled in a spectacular park setting with its main focus on Bible education. Powerful Bible based publications, videos and music inspire millions to practice faith in God now.
Grammy Nominated Fourplay Smooth Jazz Quartet did an amazing performance at the Berks Jazz Festival in Reading, Pa. This award- winning group are the epitome of what contemporary jazz represents. Fourplay was formed in 1991 and has sold millions of albums since their debut.
Ninety years later, convincing evidence has been given that Susie's brother, Alexander Williams, did not commit the murder he was electrocuted for. As a minor Alexander was convicted and put to death by an all-White male jury, without fully comprehending why. “Hallelujah” he was recently exonerated.
The legendary Blue Notes featuring Sugar Bear perform a tribute to Teddy Pendergrass and Harold Melvin. Sheila Coley introduced her new CD entitled "Move With You." Old and new music is powerful forms of music that delight the very soul of its listeners and can prove be a source of spiritual support
Iridology and Sclerology, give answers through the eyes regarding, "the function of your internal body systems and organs. Your eyes record this information in an organized and natural way." This information can possibly be used for herbal treatment which is another solution to cancer treatment.
Cancer, can and will be defeated by genuine, true love. Our personal battle with this deadly disease made our love for God and each other stronger. That combination of genuine love for each other along with prayer and reliance on Jehovah God helped us deal with and defeat cancer.
A hometown reunion of high school classes, families and friends gathered to support and encourage each other through a weekend of activities. The event was organized to inspire unity and love. Schools were segregated in Mullins, South Carolina until 1971. Racism is still a struggle for residents.
We cruised the Mediterranean to such exotic ports as Naples and Civitavecchia, Italy, Cannes and Nice, France as well as beautiful Monte Carlo. We enjoyed magnificent tours, delectable food, spectacular scenery with crystal blue waters, iridescent skies and an abundance of top designer shops.
Hotel DuPont, located downtown Wilmington, Delaware is the ultimate source of pure distinction. This 4.5-star historic hotel has luxurious amenities and accommodations. Hotel DuPont breeds class as well as pride along with southern hospitality. The 4-star restaurant is well known for great meals.
Powerful scripts that present outstanding solutions to the problems today such as racism and violence. Answers to these problems are featured in scripts for movies and creative television series. Raw emotions with reasonable solutions are presented for its victims, to give them hope for the future.
"The Way We Were" is one of the most popular songs ever. Some of the most outstanding performers of this award winning song is Gladys Knight, Barbara Streisand, Gerald Alston and Beyoncé. You decide who performs this memorable song the best.
Single moms support each other which includes Wendy Williams, at her best as a single, divorced mom. Strong women like Crystal Edwards empower women to fight against negative stereotypes. Whether they are celebrities or hardworking single moms within the community, they are encouraging to others.
Death and loss of a loved one can be devastating, especially when it is your mother. Along with her sons, we will celebrate the life of a tremendous woman, who loved and lived life to the fullest. We miss Carol Graham but she left a tremendous legacy through her memories that will never be forgotten
Travel Nurses are desperately needed during this pandemic due to a nurse shortage. Hospitals are overwhelmed by patients wth Coronavirus. Now the search is on for nurses nationwide. Health awareness is also described by the Mad Team of Morinda, who make suggestions on practical health products.
Weddings should be memorable. With the help of a professional Wedding Planner, an unforgettable event can be scheduled in an amazing venue with enjoyable entertainment and delicious food. Reasonable prices can be established to create a wedding that people will remember for years to come.
Smokey Robinson, is one of the most multi-talented Grammy Award winning performers of this century. A documentary entitled ”Hitsville: The Making of Motown (2019)” proved what role Smokey played in creating some of the world’s greatest music. A performance in Atlantic City proved he is still hot.
The Temptations Review, featuring Dennis Edwards, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, CP Lacey and numerous other entertainers put on a spectacular performance that brought audience members to their feet. Oldies still captivate listeners today with their amazing lyrics and classic sounds.
Memorial service was held for Mr. Kiss and Say Goodbye, Blue Lovett and Sony Bivens. These original members of the Grammy Award-winning group, #The Manhattans, with such major hits as "Shinning Star" and "Kiss and Say Goodbye." We will miss them but their music continues to be played on the radio.
How are Bibles and Bible-based publications created by thousands of volunteers and distributed to millions of people all over the earth? Free tours were offered before the pandemic hit but not currently. Bible based publications and videos continue to be produced by Jehovah’s Witnesses today.
Laughter, uplift and enhances the soul. Jerry Seinfeld was live on GMA. Just his appearance brought laughter to the news team as he featured his new book. Another talented comedian is Sinbad, who presented clean comedy at its very best. Both comedians are masters at bringing joy and laughter.
The Manhattans, honored Mr. Kiss and Say Goodbye, Blue Lovett, now deceased. This was an awesome performance that I will never forget. Blue’s powerful base voice along with Gerald, Kenny, Tyson and Troy penetrated our souls as they sang their award winning hits such as Shining Star and Crazy.
The pandemic has caused God’s people to try different avenues to reach the hearts of individuals in order to encourage them during these critical times. Disease, death and economic strife fill the lives of people worldwide daily. JW.org presents a bright future for all mankind based on the Bible.
A siege on the US Capitol brought shock to many of its citizens. The violence, political upheaval and hatred caused much anxiety and confusion. Is there hope for the future where a leader is chosen that will completely eliminate death, sickness, pain and sorrow. Jesus is that leader appointed by God
Injustice and discrimination against any human being is one of the most destructive forces against the human race. The injustice Breonna Taylor’s family received after she was killed is detestable. Racism has been a problem within the world for centuries as depicted in the drama, A Rasin in the Sun.
A romantic getaway in New York, presented benefits of love, Motown The Musical, The Bible and the Divine Name exhibit, spectacular sites and yummy food. These things made our visit unforgettable. Now that we are living in the time of a pandemic many adamantly believe New York will bounce back.
Old and new music still captivate listeners today as Rolling Stone magazine features “The 500 Greatest Albums of all Time.” Within this article is a night of love songs and powerful oldies performed live by “The New Styliistics” and “The Intruders” as well as personal interviews. Music is powerful.
The Smoky Mountains, are one of the most spectacular locations in the United States. These majestic mountains surrounded by pristine clouds gives the viewer an awe inspiring feeling. We visited Waynesville, North Carolina which is nestled in the mountains surrounded by lush green cliffs and nature.
Whether we are single, married or just want to enjoy life as an individual, do we allow machines to control our lives? Machines have proven to help us reminisce through cameras over the experiences of life. Regardless of our status in life we must find a balance so that we can survive daily.
Matthew McConaughey talked about his family life in his new book “Greenlight.” His admiration for his father is heartwarming. Spending time together as a family is vital. We spent a family at a dance recital called, “All In the Family." We also enjoyed a family petting zoo with horse back riding.
Vaccine rollout plans as millions of Coronavirus cases continue to rise worldwide. Fifty-one point six million cases and 1.27 million deaths in 191 countries. There is a hope that sickness and death will end soon. Jesus taught us to pray for the solution which is God’s Kingdom at Matthew 6:9,10.
Russell Thompkins and The New Stylistics are still one of the most powerful groups of the decades. Such hits as "Betcha By Golly Wow, You're a Big Girl Now, You Make Me Feel Brand New are just a few of the Stylistics major hits. This group still maintain smooth sounds that touch the heart.
Remnants of Ida and Hurricane Sandy changed lives forever. Lives were lost and properties were destroyed as tornadoes and flooding ravaged through Northeastern states such as Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York. The destructive effects of these storms were rarely felt in these Northeast areas.
Masks wearing during the 1918 Flu Pandemic was controversial as it is today. A rebellion to mask or not and what businesses to close was a concern over a century ago just as it now. During the pandemics then and now drug and alcohol addiction increased due to lack of human contact causing anxiety.
Larry Graham, Mr. One In A Million, performed a concert that transferred his audience back to the time when funky, soulful sounds ruled the charts. Graham created a unique style of bass guitar playing that is still admired by millions. An interview with Prince, before his death is also featured.
Family reunions are vital for the continued success of the family. Each year millions attend their reunions in order to reconnect vital parts of their history. We connected with history from the 1800's which helped us discover the origin of our family's development from slavery to the present time.
My family and I attended a spiritual paradise with people of all races and cultures. After the tragic shooting of the victims in Aurora, Colorado, I needed this feast to lift me up spiritually which this event did. As a news journalist l enjoyed the spiritual encouragement from God’s word the Bible.
What happens after the death of a loved one? The truth from God's word the Bible is a source of comfort as opposed to lies based on false teachings presented by mankind. The Bible explains this truth with powerful verses that prove the majority of religious teachings are based on false teachings.
The exciting news about the opening of Nashville’s National Museum of African American Music was featured on “CBS This Morning.” Exhibits of a history of American music from Hip-Hop, Jazz and R&B. The Vana Gierig Trio is a part of that history as they performed an evening of captivating jazz music.
Women that are beautiful, confident and successful should not be intimidating to others. These individuals obviously, worked hard to obtain their success regardless of their educational, business and outward appearance. They should not be judged and considered not to be outstanding mates or friends.
We can promote positive changes within our neighborhoods regardless of our economic status. Students worked diligently to bring a fresh grocery market to their Chicago neighborhood in place of a liquor store. Through determination young people can promote positive change and transform their cities.
New York is vibrant again with Broadway, delectable restaurants, site seeing and abundant shopping. Our family spent three days at the Marriott in Times Square with all of its sites. Many cherished memories have been created through television productions, delicious meals and Broadway in New York.
Jesus Christ gave his life for all mankind. He willingly offered up himself so that humans would have hope for the future. What a tremendous source of love Jehovah and Jesus demonstrated for us. May we show our appreciation by constantly giving honor and praise to God and his precious son Jesus.
The giving of thanks daily to our Heavenly Father is vital. He deserves our appreciation because our Creator gives us the ability to see, hear, smell and feel the beautiful creations around us. Jehovah God also provided Jesus Christ as our ransom sacrifice so that we could have everlasting life.
The cutest creatures at Philadelphia and Melbourne zoos show us that our Grand Creator Jehovah God has a tremendous sense of humor. The magnificent photos of these animals warms your hearts with appreciation for God’s creations. A Beast in the Darkness, is a poem dedicated to the regal horse.
Four world powers that have come and gone. Their defiance of the true God caused their destruction. The artifacts of these world powers are revealed at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The tour is filled with historical information that allows its visitors to travel in back in time.
The Bible prophesied that critical times and great tribulations would occur during the last days. Pandemics, wildfires, death, sicknesses, debates about masks wearing, political battles, lack of love for your neighbor, selfishness, these are a few of the issues that plague the world today.
Top Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s new book “The Rise” reveals not only recipes but a magnificent history of black cooks reclaiming their place in American history. Twin sisters taught to utilize healthy concepts in food preparation without a lot of fat or salt. They create a competition while cooking.
The powerful documentary “Mission Blue” discusses how our beautiful oceans can be protected in the future. Marine Biologist Sylvia Earle, was interviewed as she gave an inspirational hope for how and what can be done to change our oceans. An article on a fishing trip is featured which can be fun.
Greed, violence and a lack of love increases. These destructive forces have a detrimental effect on individuals in the world today. Greed through opioid and e-cigarette addiction where people care more about making a profit than the detriment of these things to humans. Violence continues daily.
Zoom has caused an increase in cosmetic surgery. “Injectable procedures like Botox and Fillers” are up 90% compared to last year. Edwards’s Wellness is also a skincare facility that is the epitome of relaxation. Operated and owned by Thelma Carole Edwards, excellent skincare is her major focus.
Conventions held throughout the world entitled, "Will Humans Ruin the Earth," and “Always Rejoice” were powerful sources of compelling, spiritual information to its attendees. Review this article for more information on how we can save our beautiful earth along with its magnificent creatures.
Twenty-five years of marriage is a profound time in a relationship that allows a couple to look back over their years together. It is a time to celebrate their years of marriage based on the love they have for God and each other. It is a time to remember a couple's love, life together and family.
Racism and prejudice will end when we recognize that each person is created from the same gene pool. We are covered with various skin colors but all human beings. Racism will be eliminated as we continue to pray to God for help and educate ourselves so that we can learn how to treat each other.
The Holy Bible foretold at Daniel 11:1-45 how various kings ruled in the past. And how rulers fight each other today through the use of cyber attacks in pursuit of world power as the Bible reveals. Considering these points should we be concerned about Judgment Day and how can we prepare for it?
Negative and degrading television programs can have an affect on our young people . We must learn as parents how to protect our children from such degrading programming. Solutions are presented within this article to help parents find positive solutions regarding entertainment for their children.
The desire for power and greed can lead to revolution. There are better answers than selfish pursuits of power. World leaders and individuals must become selfless rather than being selfish. The opposite of love is selfishness which causes greed. Our love for God and each other is vital today.
The life of the late Walker Carter was recently featured in a powerful mini-documentary. His vibrant life was presented as an excellent example of how a person should attempt to live their life. Walker was an endearing husband, father, spiritual man, friend, brother, son and a beloved person.
Social dilemmas have a tremendous effect on humanity today. During this pandemic millions are working from home so what effect is that having on us mentally? Numerous experts admit negative effects on the environment and humans mentally. Solutions are given to protect our earth and us individually.
Amanda Gorman is the latest very talented Poet Laureate. She was interviewed on “CBS This Morning.” Amanda's words uplifted me. I also contributed poems from the heart entitled “Mommy Sleeps Endlessly, The Entity and Upon His Chest.” These are personal expressions of death, life, love, and sadness.
Why forgiveness is so important for the mental capacity of the one doing the forgiving. Forgiveness can set us free. This article explains how forgiveness releases one from a type of mental prison. When one forgives, they receive a freeness of living life without holding the pain of resentment.
Wildfires are detrimental to our environment with their destructive forces on life, property and health. Millions of acres have been lost in such states as California and Oregon. These destructive wildfires have killed and caused many to flee homes and cities that have been completely annihilated.
Partisan politics is based on prejudices and unreasoning allegiances which is detrimental for individuals under these type of rulerships. Citizens experience stress, mental anguish, sickness and death where no solutions are given. Is there a government that will eliminate harmful partisan politics?
"How Does Greed Effect Us Today?" This powerful article discusses the effects of greed on innocent victims through scams such as home modifications, debt consolidation, credit cards and bankruptcy. Selfishness is behind these acts of greed. We must demonstrate love which is opposite of selfishness,
Forgiving others exonerates individuals to the point of freedom. Learning how to forgive, is rewarding and instills confidence in the person doing the forgiving. It can truly be a blessing when a person forgives another person even if the other person was wrong. There is power in forgiving.
Are we creating a god in politics today? Do we trust in God or man? The controversy between people with the opposing opinions and beliefs has caused so much confusion within the political world. If we respect the opinions of others, especially our world rulers, bad politics would not exist.
Four powerful ways to stop bullying are presented in this article. Bullying affects our lives daily. In order to eliminate bullying forever, we must learn to love and respect each other. Bullying is a selfish and abusive tendency that can have a detrimental effect on an individual for life.
The best way to study and appreciate the thoughts of our Heavenly Father is, by examining the Bible daily. This will help us grow closer to our Grand Creator and his precious son Jesus Christ. Our personal relationship with Jehovah God and others will grow. A free online Bible program is available.
Hatred is defined as "a deep and extreme emotional dislike especially invoking feelings." Will hatred continue to control our lives? Can we end hatred? What causes us to practice hatred? Is racism a major cause? Find the vital and encouraging answers to these questions by reading this article.
Jealousy and envy can be hazardous to our health. These negative traits can cause interior groanings within an individual. There are solutions to the negative traits of envy and jealousy. When we demonstrate love over hatred, we improve our lives completely. Solutions are featured in this article.
What is needed for a happy and successful marriage? At the royal wedding of Meghan and Harry, it was stated: "The source of our love is God himself." True love and respect are vital. Both parties involved in the relationship must seriously apply this quality of love based on their love for God.
How are our students being effected during the pandemic? Are they failing due to remote classes? Protecting our children from violent programs while they are home during the pandemic. Mass murders have been committed after young persons have viewed demonic games or movies.
The best way to love a good man is to show him genuine appreciation and respect. What if he is in prison wrongfully convicted of a crime? Would you stand by his side and be there for him? WNBA star Maya Moore fought for her man Jonathan until he was released. Now married and fighting for others.
Vital suggestions on how to protect yourself from Cyberbullying are featured within this article. Young people are constantly searching for ways they can protect themselves from bullies on social media. Outstanding suggestions and solutions are presented along with valuable research for readers.
"Protecting Yourself from Bullies," can mean life or death in these critical times. Steps on how to protect yourself, are revealed in this powerful article. Learn the origin of bullying and the fact that one-day bullies will no longer exist. We must learn how to love and respect each other.
An new creature was discovered in the oceans throughout the earth that cleanses water by secretion of its mucus. On the news program “CBS This Morning” this amazing critter was revealed. Cutting edge technology presented this mysterious creature called a Larvacean. It is less than ten centimeters.