Monthly Archives: January 2012

Desi: A Poem to My Mother from Heaven


It was a morning that I’ll never forget. A picture of our high school mascot was on the television and attached to his inmate mug shot, a story that would break my heart. He was accused of murdering two women … Continue reading

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Does God Forgive Child Molesters?


Does God forgive child molesters? Does he forgive rapists, or anyone that commits sexually deviant acts? The truth is, God is God. He loves us no matter what our sins and does forgive us of all unrighteousness however there are … Continue reading

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The New Face of Homelessness


More often than not, when people think of a Social Worker, their first thought is of a person from child welfare services or child protective services who snatches children from their homes in the middle of the night.  More recently, … Continue reading

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Homosexualtiy as Christians II


Discrimination I am a black, female, with long dreadlocks, I’m overweight (sexy though), and my name is long and looks foreign. My name is also “christian” so people assume. I have been looking for a job for some time now … Continue reading

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Homosexuality as Christians I


The title suggests that we will be talking about Homosexuals who are Christians. I am not taking a side in this blog rather, I have a lot of unanswered questions. I want to start out here with a story that … Continue reading

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Introducing “Ressurection Graves” In the Ladies Room


Originally posted on Life Change Family Services and Counseling LLC:
This week we are introducing a young lady that has a testimony and ministry.  Ms. Graves touch our hearts  when we found her blog.  She is gifted in the “Spoken…

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Cast Your Vote: Twelve of Our Favorite Blogs for Your Review


Dear Family, Friends and Constituents: I have worked diligently to focus on offering parenting education and child sexual abuse awareness. I have gained a reading audience at http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com and now in 2012, I have become a full time Author and … Continue reading

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My Trip to see RED TAILS with Two Original Tuskegee Airmen


On Saturday, January 21, 2011, I went to see the movie Red Tails with two of the original Tuskegee Airmen. I met them at one of my friend’s church in Arlington Virginia. One was slightly taller than the other. One was of … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter: My Letter to a Battered Woman


The Heart of the Matter I was reading a writing that my daughter wrote the other day, referencing a song we both love, The Heart of the Matter by one of our favorite artists, India Arie. As a parent you … Continue reading

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A Man’s Gift Makes Room For Him, Brings Him Before Great Men, and then what?


“A man’s gift makes room for him, and brings him before great men”  Proverbs 18:16 Amplified Version For more than fifteen years, I have written and published poetry, business plans, proposals, business correspondence letters, one memoir, a blog site with … Continue reading

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I Call Him Daddy Poem


I call him Daddy. I wish he was here when I need him. I love him. I miss him. I feel like he doesn’t care about me. Through all of his mistakes, I am stronger today; Thank you! I call … Continue reading

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Life List: 120 things to do in 1231 days


120 things to do in 1231 days One Hundred and Twenty things to do before One thousand, two hundred and thirty one days inspired by one of my followers who has a blog entitled Life List. I must admit that … Continue reading

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Author and Speaker Biography


Author and Speaker Biography. Greetings, This is Ressurrection Graves. I want to thank you so much for being a part of my blog family. I appreciate your comments, likes and shares. I pray that I am answering questions that you … Continue reading

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Slurpees, Bait, Wifey and Other Names that Boys call Girls!


“I’m gonna save you- You’re going to be my wifey.” This is all I hear throughout high school. I never thought about it too much. I really looked at it as an honor. Like really I’m wifey type? But then as me … Continue reading

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Children cannot afford the absence of a Mother or Father


When my friend suggested that I write a blog about children who do not have mothers, I agreed that it made sense that I would write it. I mean, I do write about overcoming emotional and child sexual abuse. However, … Continue reading

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Writing Until it Reigns


Last year, I attended a forum for Entrepreneurs called CEO SPACE INTERNATIONAL. It is an MBA Level program held at beautiful Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, Nevada. They meet five times per year to learn about big business opportunities around … Continue reading

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Teen Dating Relationships: Manipulating the Situation


I broke up with my boyfriend but he keeps trying to manipulate his way back! I never realized exiting a long relationship would be so difficult in a sense it seemed pretty easy but after doing it things began to … Continue reading

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RE: Matrimony, Who should Pop the Question?


Here we are, around the beginning of the year where everyone wants to start new with resolutions, relationships, and many wanting to move ahead in their relationship. Some of you are tired of waiting for the ring, and in 2012 … Continue reading

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Antiretroviral Therapy Released to non HIV Patients Named Scientific Breakthrough of the Year


When I heard of the HPTN 052 study, I immediately thought of teenagers in dating relationships. While HIV is something that can affect any age, and is particularly making its rounds in the senior citizen community right now, I am still … Continue reading

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How do I get out a Controlling Relationship


After continuous conversations in my head telling me to let him go I finally gained enough strength to do it. I thought about the possibilities of him getting physical with me but I took my chances. It all started about … Continue reading

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