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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?

Enjoying Poetry: “Hopeless” By Erin Hanson

"HOPELESS" BY ERIN HANSON

Disclaimer: If you are in the United States and have thoughts about suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. For everyone else, please check with your local listings for help.

“Hopeless” is yet another beautiful poem by my favorite poet, Erin Hanson. We dubbed this poem “Hopeless” because as most of you know, Erin Hanson does not title her poetry. Enjoy!
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