Category Class of We Made It

Class of We Made It

How did I come to be a writer? I haven’t thought about this question in quite a long time. And then I came across the ‘Writing Contest: You Are A Writer’ held by Positive Writer.   When I look back at the intricate web that God wove for me to get to this place in time, […]

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Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman: Caught in the Fear Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. (Khalil Gibran) Sometimes, I just can’t understand. I’m a believer, and though my heart is in pain, I have faith in the words of Isaiah 55:8-9:  “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither […]

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Some Days it’s Hard to Choose Life Some days it’s hard to choose life To take one more step one more breath one more blink When the money’s run out again and it’s only the eighth of the month   Some days it’s hard to choose life The prescription deductible’s due And I can’t afford […]

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Bully or the Bullied: There is hope in telling the truth about yourself Bullying happens across so many boundaries – gay, straight; rich, poor; children, adults; male and female. Often, though, it happens for two reasons. The first is the one in distress doesn’t know how to stand up to aggression, or feels no one […]

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Is America a Culture of Bullying? From reality TV to mud-slinging political ads to slow-roasting in your own anger and bitterness that “those people” are to blame for your own problems, there’s a progression in this country that lacks personal responsibility and embraces finger-pointing. It’s a condemn-and-retreat culture that not only lacks civility; it lacks […]