Category Archives: The Power of Saying NO!

Is Pedophilia a Sexual Orientation?


My palms began perspiring, my hips began to move uncomfortably and I was faced with a headline earlier today that made me feel like this was the end. Anticipating the second coming of Christ, I gasped and began to imagine … Continue reading

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Entertainment Today: Lil’ Wayne, Meek Mills, Nicki Minaj, and Sex With A Grudge


Not every black person knows about the story of Emmett Till. In fact, I am going to be honest and say that I have confused the story of Emmett Till with Medgar Evers. As I have heard both stories, what … Continue reading

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Committing Suicide: How Media Attention Makes People Pull The Trigger


Over the last few weeks I have been inundated with different instances of suicide. I receive phone calls from individuals who are or have experienced forms of domestic and/or sexual violence. For some it has happened in their marriages (to … Continue reading

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Five Myths about Sex in Marriage


On average, married couples have sex 66 times a year, or a little more than once a week, according to the 2005 General Social Survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center. There are so many myths surrounding sex. Sometimes … Continue reading

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The Disciple of Dr. Alfred Kinsey: Hugh Hefner and the PlayBoy Brand Produces Child Pornography


Hugh Hefner is known to mankind as someone who is celebrated for multiple women in his bed. He is known for sex, and for people of this generation he is a “god-like” being untouchable for his sexual exploits that appear … Continue reading

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The Problem with Preaching Predators In Leadership: Chuck Adair at Skillman Church in Midland Dallas Texas


The church often uses terms that speak of forgiveness whenever someone has transgressed and they do not know how to truthfully handle the transgression. In congregations and leadership all over the world we have been taught that we must “walk … Continue reading

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Four Things You Can Learn From A Woman Married To A Child Molester


Lisa (wife and mom) her daughter Melissa, and step-father David Wayne Mixon were a family until one fatal day that changed their entire lives forever. This story is a warning to all women and men seeking a significant other whether … Continue reading

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Politics And Military Rape: How Women’s Rights Are In Jeorpardy And The Laws That Approve Sexual Assault


They say that your vote counts. You have the opportunity to affect tomorrow with your decision when you vote, and although it seems like there are never any good candidates, we do have to look at the issues that are … Continue reading

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Military Specialist Kesha Conner Confined In Kuwait: How The Military Handles Sexual Assault And What The Politians Running For Office Have Failed To Do About It


For some women, silence is not an option. When violated we find the wherewithal to pursue persecution for the person that took our innocence. These women, Schroeder, Moore, McClendon, Bertzikis and Conner have been sexually assaulted by men that they were … Continue reading

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Life After Herpes: Implementing Steve Harvey’s 90-Day Dating Sex Rule, Shirley Strawberry of The Strawberry Letter and Accepting STD Diagnosis


It is about that time again ladies and gentlemen. Students have graduated high school and are heading to their post education destinations with angst and a sense of freedom. The collegiate experience for freshmen or upper-classmen provides an opportunity for … Continue reading

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Celebrate Your Now: Awakening Wisdom


We are sometimes under the impression that we are proactively seeking our dreams, and in our relentlessness we are actually waging war with ourselves. We make things much harder than they have to be at times because we do not … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Husband Or Boyfriend Is Sexually Abusing Your Child


Search Terms and Key Words Each day, I review my site stats for http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com and the search terms that people are using to find me. Many times people are asking a question. I receive the most questions about child sexual … Continue reading

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The Bible and Child Sexual Abuse II


Did you know that perpetrators find my blogs too? They have computers, jobs, and families. Predators are not only online but they are Hollywood Producers, and unfortunately often someone’s mother or father, sister or brother, wife or husband. In The … Continue reading

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My Letter To My Younger Self


My Letter to My Younger Self Dear Me: Did you know that your middle name means Victory of the People and Overcomer in Victory? “You’ll always feel a sense of alone because you’re not meant to be in the crowd. You … Continue reading

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The Rules of Engagement: The Biblical Truth About Dating, and Marriage


  Being Single Today Are you a single Christian woman or man confused about what God says about dating, courting, or the process of becoming engaged and married? How many seminars, church sit-ins, counseling sessions and peer discussions about fornication, … Continue reading

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My Career Journey: An Introduction Letter


Remember my last post “My Career Journey?” In this one, I want to revisit the experience that I mentioned which I desire to have as I work. And, here is a sample introduction letter that I am going to send … Continue reading

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My Weight Loss Blog: Why losing weight makes me want an Oreo Cookie!


I don’t want to lose weight. Okay, if there was a fairy that appeared out of thin air and offered me someone else’s body, I would not take it. If instead I was offered my own body with some parts … Continue reading

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I Did Not Know My Own Strength


In light of Whitney Houston’s death, I want to share with you why her last album saved my life. I was homeless, sleeping in my car. My home had foreclosed, my business was closed and the key had been turned … Continue reading

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How to Tell Your Story


How to Tell Your Story For millions of people, the popularity of writing memoirs have become contagious. Motivational Speakers even suggest that you tell your story In their messages. This month, I looked in the Oprah magazine to find that … Continue reading

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My Career Journey: How to Ask for the Experience that You Really Want


Those who go to work every day needing less are inevitably the ones who end up earning more. – Russell Simmons Yesterday, I was feeling a bit drained. It felt like an emptiness that was falling between my fingers.  It … Continue reading

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