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Reflections: The Golden Rule

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On occasion, I am pleasantly surprised by a stranger who pays for my meal. Most of the time, I never see their faces or even know their names. I am just the lucky person they decided to bestow a kind gesture to that day. Of course, kindness is contagious, and I usually pay it forward to the next person. These random acts of generosity always move me, and I realize the world isn’t entirely heartless.

In 2019, we live in a self-centered age. Everywhere you turn, people are seeking more fame, money, attention, and power. The lust for “more” is insatiable, and sometimes people can be harmed in the process. Continue reading Reflections: The Golden Rule

The Enchanting Jessye Norman Has Passed Away

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The extraordinary Jessye Norman. An international opera superstar.

This morning I had an angel sing to me, and her voice moved me beyond words. The angel’s name was Jessye Norman.

Norman was an international opera superstar, Grammy Award winner, and best known as “one of the great sopranos of the past half-century.” Yesterday, she, sadly, passed away at the age of 74 in Manhattan, New York. According to a statement released by her family, she died of septic shock and multiple organ failure following a spinal cord injury she sustained in 2015. Continue reading The Enchanting Jessye Norman Has Passed Away

Simone Biles is the GOAT of Gymnastics

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Simone Biles has done it again! Is there anything this young, talented gymnast can’t do in gymnastics? It is an absolute pleasure to watch her make history as she continues to raise the bar.
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Reflections: Do You Keep Your Word?

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Do you keep your word, or do you let others and yourself down? Trust is a very fragile concept.

A Valuable Lesson

Let me tell you a story. I dated a Capricorn man for seven years. I loved this man deeply and believed we would get married. One day, he told me he wanted to move on, leaving me to pick up the broken pieces of my heart in the wake. Continue reading Reflections: Do You Keep Your Word?