Tag Archives: family

Young Mom: Your House is Clean Enough

Eyes red rimmed, face flushed, she stumbled through the office door after a toddling two-year old boy while holding on to a chubby six-month old, whimpering infant girl. The young mother apologized when her active son ran into my leg, nearly knocking my notepad and pen from my lap. I smiled. “It’s okay,” I said.

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A Black Man’s Pain by Teresa M. Browning

Ervin is the typical young boy born as a bastard child that finds himself unwanted and unloved by those closest to him. Rejected at birth, his only hope at unconditional love was from his grandparents who take and raise him as their own. After a few years of pure happiness, Ervin’s estranged mother Molly decides

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If I Could: A Son’s Plea by T.K.Ware

Peer pressure can become life-threatening. David Washington is the product of his choices. Due to the lack of stability at home and an absent father, he is influenced by peer pressure into a dangerous lifestyle. Possessed with stubbornness, he wanders aimlessly into danger and uncharted territories. After shunning his grandmother’s religious beliefs, he enters the

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Hungry in New Smyrna Beach? Eat at The Dolphin View Restaurant

Nestled behind a few businesses and a condo building, The Dolphin View Restaurant in New Smyrna Beach, Florida is an almost hidden gem. Almost… Driving up to the big blue building is not impressive at all. But, as soon as you walk around what looks like a storage facility you get it. I mean, you

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Happy Thanks – Giving Out of Need

Every since I was a child, I’ve been privileged to learn from a variety of god fearing, wise people who didn’t mind sharing their knowledge. The impartation of information frequently came from observing them in day to day life or from the songs they chose to sing during services. My grandmother and great aunts all

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Janay Palmer | The Unlikely Domestic Violence Poster Girl

 He didn’t mean it. It wasn’t that bad. He’s great with the kids. I love him. There are so many things that could be going through Janay Palmer’s mind. Just like we weren’t in the elevator that night we are not in her home or her mind. A situation that she and her husband Ray

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