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Cutting the junk out of your life

Foremost, this post was inspired by a conversation I had with my friend and mentor Coach Be coupled with watching the “Marley documentary”. Coach Be and I were talking about his passion for helping people eat better (these days getting people to do what is in their best long term interest is a hard sell.) […]

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Life

Tipping Point of Hip Hop

Hip Hop has become a satire of itself. Don’t believe me? Try to make a hook/chorus-line that’s so outrageously ignorant that it’s funny. Did it sound something like the Billboard Top 5 rap songs for the week of Sept 1, 2012? Is it just harmless entertainment? Lupe Fiasco doesn’t think so and I agree.

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Speed Dating for Salvation

Recently I saw an ad for ChristianMingle.com with the slogan “Find God’s Match for You.” My first reaction was a tinge of outrage for this seemingly unethical and immoral marketing ploy. However, their possible blasphemy lead to a question: Why don’t we search for our “true” religion in the same way we search for our […]

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Life

8 Steps to Becoming You

Life is a journey. We all have different starting points. Some of us make it all the way to the “end,” but most of us fall short and give up along the way. The following are the 8 steps necessary to get from who you were to who you can be. Enjoy.

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God, can I have a…?

A man floating stranded in the middle of the ocean looks to the sky and asks, “God, can I have a boat?” Exhausted, the man falls asleep. When he awakens, there is an overturned boat floating next to him. He shouts, “Thank you God!”

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The salt of the soul

“A cup of understanding, 4 tablespoons of wisdom and a teaspoon of faith is the recipe for a healthy spirituality.”

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Life

Who we were, who we are, and who we want to be

We are the summation of our reactions to our experiences. Change your reaction and/or your experiences to become a different you.

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religion

Which religion is right for you?

The purpose of all of the world’s religions is to move us away from negative impulses and towards internal peace. The only difference between the religions is the method in which they lead us to this goal. These differences are necessary in order to accommodate the various ways we are motivated towards change.

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Blackness

Has Georgia changed enough since the Civil Rights Movement?

This picture was taken February 19, 2010 in Decatur, GA I nearly drove by but the message confused me. Why is this sign still necessary?

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Race, Religion, and Abortion.

Data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that black women get almost 40 percent of the country’s abortions, even though blacks make up only 13 percent of the population. Nearly 40 percent of black pregnancies end in induced abortion, a rate far higher than for white or Hispanic women.

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