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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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My Letter to My Mother – Overcoming Emotional Abuse


I’ve written My Letter to my Younger Self, and immediately I thought of some other blogs I will write like it. It wasn’t until an encounter with my mother the other day, right before the New Year that I sought … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S LOVE RESOLUTION


Are you tired of making New Year’s Resolutions that you know you will not keep. These self-serving resolutions have good intentions but will you be able to make all the necessary life changes to accommodate them? I have a resolution … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Year II: How business partners teach you about personal relationships


Another year has passed, and my birthday is approaching. Each December I ask myself the question, as usually ask my guests at my annual lunch or dinner party, “What have you learned this year?” I’m looking for all sorts of … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Year I


Each year, the tradition is that I would come to some conclusion of the things that I’d learned that particular year. This tradition came about because my birthday is December 31st. And, my name is Ressurrection which essentially means the … Continue reading

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Homeless Teens: How to Protect your Child from Sexual abuse


One thing that really frustrated me about the article I wrote yesterday entitled, “If I were a Poor Black Kid- Response“, is that a middle-aged white guy wrote the article as if he could ever put himself in a poor … Continue reading

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For Colored Girls: Has Tyler Perry gone too far?


I am one of those movie-goers who will not watch a movie if the preview or a person tells me too much. For me it absolutely ruins the spontaneity of the film. My friend and I were slated to attend … Continue reading

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If I were a poor black kid…RESPONSE


If I were a poor black kid, is an article published five hours ago on Yahoo News. The article was poorly written by Gene Marks who contributed his article through the Forbes business section. After you read the article below, … Continue reading

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One year blogging- what’s next?


Can you believe that it has been one year since I started blogging? I started meddling around with it inconsistently about one year and a half ago. But, that was before I discovered WordPress. I found it to be easy … Continue reading

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Why are we losing the Christmas Holiday spirit?


For years now, I have felt a decline in the celebration overall of all holidays including, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. There are a few contributing factors. I believe that people don’t want to lie anymore, because as we know it … Continue reading

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31 Day Countdowm Gift Wish List 2


In the last blog, I stopped at #17. I drew a blank, but the ultimate goal is to come up with 31 desirable gifts that I wish! I’m doing this to be able to look back and see what is … Continue reading

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Frankie and Alice starring Halle Berry and how to overcome painful memories


Frankie and Alice was an excellent movie. Halle Berry is indisputably one of the most amazing actresses to date. The movie depicted by Berry as Frankie, Alice, and a little girl nicknamed “Genius”, told of a true story involving a … Continue reading

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31 day Countdown Gift Wish List


As you may know, my birthday is December 31st. In honor of the number thirty one, I have decided to do a gift wish list countdown. I wanted to write a fun blog today, so I elected to think about … Continue reading

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Cornel West Keynote Address at George Washington University.


The room was filled with a pulsating chatter. I decided to write an impromptu blog commemorating World AIDS day. An acknowledgment of disappointment erupted when the audience (who were on time) were told that the speaking engagement would be late … Continue reading

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ALERT: Howard University Man with AIDS known as, “Reds” films documentary about having unprotected sex.


Happy World AIDS Day? I guess. I’m not sure what the proper lingo is to address today. I’m not even sure that I want to write about this subject to be transparent with you. I as many do, find the … Continue reading

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Will the Church Help Child Sexual Abuse Survivors with Mental Illness?


I was in church one time and the pastor said, “Give God your truth and he’ll give you his!” This statement has always stuck with me. My truth is that I am grateful for the blessings that he’s given me. … Continue reading

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Are you going to Thanksgiving dinner with family?


If you are the Black Sheep of the family (the one who seems to be singled out for whatever reason), Thanksgiving can often be a tough time for you. Family is exactly that, family. I have learned over the years … Continue reading

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Are you making LIFE decisions in Fear?


Fear is an inconvenient monkey wrench in anyone’s plan. Fear can be what comes into a room while you stand their alone, or a hurried presence that shows up in the middle of a large crowd. We must learn to … Continue reading

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Love is Breathtaking


Have you ever been in a relationship where something went wrong in the first few months, but you relied on the response of the man or significant other to determine whether true love or feelings exist? Have you ever been … Continue reading

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