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Why did Marissa Alexander get a 20-year sentence despite invoking ‘Stand Your Ground’?

Florida again;   The issue of self-defense played a central role in Zimmerman’s not guilty plea and his defense’s argument against the second-degree murder charges. Actually, as we all know Zimmerman was acquitted. Marissa Alexander, and African-American Florida woman, on the other hand wasn’t so lucky. Alexander, an African-American Florida woman, was sentenced to 20 years in… Read More Why did Marissa Alexander get a 20-year sentence despite invoking ‘Stand Your Ground’?

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HELPING HEAVY HEARTS FIND LIGHT IN DARKNESS

7/10/13 My Post from “Blog For A Cure” cancer site; Hi everybody; It’s been about 10 months since I posted but you all are always in my heart. I’ve lost 5 close relatives to cancer, not including friends, since my mom passed away with breast cancer in 2007. I’m sorry I don’t post regularly, but… Read More HELPING HEAVY HEARTS FIND LIGHT IN DARKNESS

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PASTOR ASKS CONGREGATION FOR $50,000.00 TO REPLACE HELICOPTER BLADES

OK here we go again. How do you go to your congregation asking for $50,000.00 to replace helicopter blades? Pastor IV Hilliard of  Mega church New Light Church in Houston, TX did.  “Now I don’t even have to wonder if there are members in the church who don’t even have a car. Now Pastor Hilliard… Read More PASTOR ASKS CONGREGATION FOR $50,000.00 TO REPLACE HELICOPTER BLADES

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MAKING PEACE WITH GOD’S RAIN

  The storms of life are no fun, yet they come anyway. For some reason, unless we’re swimming, bathing or showering people don’t want to get wet. On the contrary, there is an exception “when the heart is overflowing with love? ” It seems that when walking in the rain with the one you love… Read More MAKING PEACE WITH GOD’S RAIN

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PAULA DEEN AND THE WORD NIGGER 101

When I was surfing the news this morning I ran across Russ Bynum’s, Associated Press article about Paula Deen‘s fans venting their outrage at Food Network, for canning Paula Deen’s cooking show, just because she admitted to using the word “NIGGER.” And of course, the fact that her N-word usage is allegedly a thing of the… Read More PAULA DEEN AND THE WORD NIGGER 101

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THE GODLESS FACTOR

The bible warns us of times when man will experience a hunger or thirst his world cannot satisfy. These times are indicative of “the Godless factor.” Though man continues professing to know it all in public, in private he’s troubled, even perplexed as to how he will ever arrive at the place in life where… Read More THE GODLESS FACTOR

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DANCE WITH MY FATHER AGAIN

No words necessary here. Luther Vandross says it all….in this You Tube video. I love the simple but beautiful lyrics in this track.  Listening to it brings tears to my eyes…but in a good way! Denise Related articles Dance with My Father: Luther Vandross Sunday Morning Praise Video Of The Day: Luther Vandross – “Dance… Read More DANCE WITH MY FATHER AGAIN

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Meet Marissa Alexander; WHY DOES AMERICA HAVE JUDGES ON A BENCH?

Meet Marissa Alexander The 31-year-old Florida woman who fired a warning shot at her abusive husband, was sentenced Friday morning to 20 years in prison. This is an outrage… Send a prayer up for this Black Girl that Rocks.. ~~BU–Facebook….. And that same “slave plantation minded state” is trying every trick in the book to set Trayvon Martin‘s murderer “George Zimmerman” free. If… Read More Meet Marissa Alexander; WHY DOES AMERICA HAVE JUDGES ON A BENCH?

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PASTORS IN A REALITY TV SHOW? HAVE THEY GONE TOO FAR?

 “In my opinion one of our greatest faults as humans today is; we are too easily impressed.”   When we consider the fact that God is a jealous God, there’s no way to honestly suggest that He would be a part of any reality TV show, which ain’t about Him or saving souls. Sorry, once… Read More PASTORS IN A REALITY TV SHOW? HAVE THEY GONE TOO FAR?

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DON’T PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD PUT A PERIOD

  It’s 5:00 am and I’m wide awake with a message on my mind. I’m reminded of something my sister Phyllis in LA said last week. We were talking about a life changing situation and she said; “Don’t try and put a question mark where God put a period.” So many times we make that mistake, especially when He… Read More DON’T PUT A QUESTION MARK WHERE GOD PUT A PERIOD