Sunday Reflections

“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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Dr. Hamlin’s Reflection for Sunday, September 17, 2017

The late David Halberstam, a nationally recognized scholar/historian and Pulitzer Prize author, wrote a masterful book in 1999, The Children.   The book focuses on the significant contributions that young people made to the Civil Rights Movement, 1959-1962 in Nashville. One of the greatest debates between Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Matthew 6.33 (NIV) The first major revelation that I was on sabbatical took place Monday, June 5. I woke up early and sat down to email the usual Monday email to

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