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Pirating Intellectual Property, Copyright Infringement or just bad taste?


Whomever said that stealing someone’s work is flattery is a liar. They are either the person stealing from other people, and in an effort not to draw attention to themselves they have decided not to fight it, or they have … Continue reading

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Wishy-Washy Friends: Dismiss them or Keep them


“When someone shows you who they are, believe them”-Dr. Maya Angelou This quote appears far too often in my life in fact I think because it is something I base my morals and beliefs off of.  It is my challenger. … Continue reading

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TELL YOUR FOSTER CARE STORY


May is National Foster Care Month. My blog is dedicated to Love, Life and Relationships: Overcoming Emotional and Child Sexual Abuse. In honor of the thirty four percent of foster children that experience child sexual abuse, and those who experience … 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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FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY TODAY ONLY!


Today is my birthday and the absolute last thing that I thought I would be doing right now is writing a blog but I had to say thank you. I am literally in tears, choked up in tears, and even … 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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Suggestions: Ten Ways for how to end homelessness, part two


The second part of the question is: “Or at the very least help someone out of being homeless.” 1. Don’t judge them- be genuine in your search for the answer to what they need, and not in being their spiritual … Continue reading

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How To Attract A Relationship That Inspires The Real You!


  In Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey to Love, I pen some experiences that I have felt were abusive either emotionally or sexually. Experiences like the ones penned in the book, shape us whether we become more cautious … Continue reading

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What is Love?


Life has been a bit hard quite honestly and I think that at the end of the day, what we all really want is love! A truly deep, spiritually enriched love from someone who looks and smells, and feels like … Continue reading

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What should I do with my Haters?


What is a Hater? I have heard the comments of hype-men, co-signers and bystanders who rally together in protest of a so-called “hater”. A hater is someone who does not like someone else to possess greatness physically, mentally, or spiritually. … Continue reading

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Ex-Lovers


You like the memory of me; the fragrance of my essence still freshly etched in the nasal passages of your mind. My thighs were half this size, my breasts sat ripe on my bark. My parts were tucked and strengthened, … Continue reading

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Press Release: Announcer chosen to introduce Ressurrection Graves at Inaugural Book Signing


April 23rd, 2011 is a day that no one at the Arlington Central Library 1015 North Quincy Street Arlington Virginia, will ever forget, especially not Ressurrection Graves, author of the her debut memoir, Identity Crisis, Identity Christ Is: A Journey … Continue reading

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How should we as WOMEN develop lasting friendships


I am not saying that all women are judgmental, but I will jump out on a limb and say, all women think too much at one point or another. We are fabulous multi-taskers, and we will assume if we are … Continue reading

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How Women Can Develop Friendships I


“If you’re the kind of person that is always griping about how much you give to others it is highly truthful that you haven’t given enough, or at least as much as you think you have. If you are saying that … Continue reading

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Can parents choose their child’s friends? Part TWO


Teach them how to critically think and to make a choice about who they want to be connected to instead of them just falling in where they feel they can be somewhat accepted. Be your friends parent always. In addition, … Continue reading

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Can parents choose their child’s friends? Part ONE


The other day, I was having a discussion about friend choices with my teenage daughter, age 14.  She was sharing some things about various friendships that gave her legitimate concern. I have heard only two extremes on the issue. Parents … Continue reading

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Does your mother control you? Part One


Tonight I was talking to my friend who I had not had a chance to talk to in a long while. This was the first time that we spent time together just her and I. We were supposed to do … Continue reading

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Does your Mother control you? Part Two


While we were talking I mentioned that in my relationship with Cobie, we had an issue with my mom who had put her input where it was not asked. And then I realized that much of my thoughts and expectation … Continue reading

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Chilling Conversations


Today was a day reserved for improvisational conversation between me and my teenage daughter. She would never sense that what she shares would make me feel uncomfortable or that I want to jump into her defense and start beating up … Continue reading

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How to ask for what you REALLY want: A Quick Relationship Guide


The last few hours of 2010 were met with great wisdom and I caught it on tape. Princess of Controversy, a woman of many gifts shared some borrowed wisdom from an article in this month’s edition of O Magazine. For … Continue reading

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