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The Wuhan Coronavirus

Wuhan Coronavirus

The Wuhan Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), a new type of coronavirus, was first reported in China on December 31, 2019. To date, it has spread rapidly and infected well over a thousand people worldwide, with most of these infections being within China itself. As of this moment, the World Health Organization (WHO) hasn’t declared a global emergency, but the situation is being taken very seriously by the Chinese government. Continue reading The Wuhan Coronavirus

Prince Harry and Meghan Stepping Away From Royal Life? 

A few years ago, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle captured the world’s attention when they got married in St George Chapel at Windsor Castle. Roughly two years later, they have our attention again. This time they are shaking up the British monarchy with a bombshell announcement about their intentions going forward.

According to Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s website, sussexroyal.com, the couple plans to step back from royal life so that they can achieve a progressive new role and work to be financially independent. They will continue to serve Her Majesty The Queen, The Monarchy, as well as the Commonwealth;  however, they will spend their time between the United Kingdom and North America. Continue reading Prince Harry and Meghan Stepping Away From Royal Life? 

Reflections: The Golden Rule

the golden rule

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

Jessye Norman
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