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The Commitment of Husband and Wife

I had made it to the post office. Sweat dripped from every pore on my face. I tried to move my feet but my knees stayed locked in place. “What are you doing?” I heard my Bluetooth ear piece say. “Break . . . ” I panted. “No! No, come on Calvin. You got this. […]

Dad Helps Out

My daughter, Cicley, sat on the edge of the couch in her Sunday best, staring at her phone. I already knew that she was eyeing the new dress that she wanted to order for an upcoming school dance. The deal was that her father and I would give her half of the money if she […]

A Part of Me

Like the water in a stream The blood flows in my veins Past the muscles, to the heart With little to no restraint   Like a tiger to it’s prey Impulses go to my head With the intelligence and skills From the books I have read   Like the branches on the trees The bones […]

Honoring those who continue to inspire us.

When you think of home, what do you think of? Most people think of a physical object or place. When I think of home, I think of a feeling. Growing up, I moved 8 times in 12 years so the only thing constant about my home life was my family.   As I grow older, the […]

Adversity! A process I’ve learned to embrace.

In life, every person deals with his or her own challenges and struggles that can either hinder or make you stronger. I was taught that adversity introduces an individual to themself. It is easy to be positive in the good times, but who are you in the rough times? During the rough times, I believe, […]

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