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What I Have Learned This Year: Letting Go and Walking Tall


Okay, I admit it. I hate technology. I hate the way it has, for all the positive connectivity, virtually disconnected people to the point that human beings sit in groups in restaurants all over the world amid live human beings … Continue reading

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January 12th – from Boyz II Men


January 12th, 1995 Do you possibly remember where in the world you were on this date? For some it is like trying to pinpoint Waldo. I used to get irritated with Waldo, but I always found him. So, I’m going … Continue reading

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Teen Blog Contributor: Words of Wisdom from a Teenage Perspective


Introduction Dae’Jah Cymone is a new Teen Contributor for my blog. She will talk about teen perspectives that can help us parents be more effective guides and leaders. In the spirit of collaboration, I have allowed Dae’Jah Cymone to come … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Year III – MY BDAY/NYE BLOG


This New Year’s Eve think about all that was gained in this year, the knowledge, power and strength from understanding that you acquired through trial and error. How to attract a relationship that inspires the real you is a blog … 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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Meeting The Parents: Holidays at Home


Are you ready to Meet the Fockers? Holidays are usually the time when the pressure is on. You are either important or you’re not. You have either been with your significant other long enough to meet the parents or they … Continue reading

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Giving Birth


Fifteen years ago, I laid in a hospital bed with labor pains, without knowing what would come out of me. I was in labor with a baby, that was the extent of my knowledge. And with the level of pain … Continue reading

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How to parent a homeless child- Communication


How to parent a homeless child- Trust was the first in a series of blogs that I am writing to help parents who have suffered economically to build relationships with their children. This blog affectionately titled The Parent Lounge when … Continue reading

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Teenager talks openly about Sex and Peer Pressure


I am a Fourteen year old black female who has decided to start doing a weekly topic of discussion; this will display my views and allow you to respond. Today I’d just like to express how I feel on a … 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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Emotional Abuse Workshop – April 23rd Book signing


Introduction of Workshop In lieu of having a quick in and out book signing, we feel impressed to talk about emotional abuse at Ressurrection’s very first book signing. This will not be the standard, and the event is not long … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse: Walking on Eggshells


Defining Emotional Abuse So far we have discussed a few types of Emotional Abuse and Psychological Abuse. We have identified abuse to be any behavior that is designed to control and subjugate another human being through the use of fear, … Continue reading

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Emotional Abuse: Stop Minimizing Me!


Good Morning: Last night, in my drunken sleepiness, I wrote this awesome article about Emotional Abuse and Name Calling. The problem is, I must have woke up with the same drunken sleepiness because I have misplaced/lost my purse somewhere between … Continue reading

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What is Emotional Abuse?


I borrowed this article from the University of Illinois’ Counseling Center. I want to know, what the definition of emotional abuse is. Sometimes when we see it, we understand. Check out the information and I hope that it is of service to … Continue reading

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Dinner with the Pastor – Recap


Yesterday, I attended Dinner with the Pastor at Kingdom Life Empowerment Temple. Kingdom Life Empowerment Temple is at 6203 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale Maryland. It is next to the Wachovia (on the same side) and at the nearest intersection of East-West … 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 to hold a family meeting


Once a week, people all over the world sit down for a family meeting. As seen on television, this is where families get to share their feelings, confess their sins and find solutions to problems. Unlike television however, is the … 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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