The Bible:  A Collection of Stories

The Bible:  A Collection of Stories

Sara and I have books that we are reading or on our reading list on our bedroom tables and other places.  From the picture above, you see my partial list, with the newest being Mrs. Obama’s, Becoming.  I purchased it the day it came out and Sara grabbed it as

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We must hold on to hope

I am in the process of reading and reviewing the late Dr. James H. Cone’s book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree.  Cone paints a powerful picture using these two symbols of hate and violence to remind the reader that we have always known racist violence fueled by the hands

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“Black History, Our Family’s History”

“But if anyone does not provide for his (her) relatives, and especially for members of his (her) household, he (she) has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever”  1 Timothy 5.8 At the end of the day, we are family! Family’s share unique DNA, experiences, and history. As

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Grateful Gratitude

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 04, 1968   The King family has sacrificed and experienced grief unlike most American families. People often compare the King

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Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, or about your body…But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. So do not worry about tomorrow,

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“Home”

I was recently home for the funeral of a beloved friend. She was a second mother, a member of my home church, and her children are like my sisters and brother. On the way to the cemetery, my sister, Renee, asked when I die, where I want to be buried.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Several years ago, Janet Hall of WBRC and other anchors, campaigned for breast cancer awareness by encouraging women (and men) to examine their breast every 6th day of the month. The campaign, anchored at WBRC, Channel 6, created a very easy way to remember this important self-examination. On the 6th

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