Category Archives: My thoughts

Christopher Jordan Dorner Full Manifesto


As I write this Chris Dorner is in a stand-off with police. He has shot two officers, one already pronounced dead. I find it ironic that I just finished watching the Manchurian Candidate with Denzel Washington the other night (which … Continue reading

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Emergency: If you build it, do they really come?


Last night, my car did some weird thing and stopped in the middle of the highway. We were in 30 degree weather. The police called a tow truck before I could work anything out. They were there within a half … 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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Michelle Malkin Commits Copyright Infringement and Argues With Russell Simmons Over His Anti-Gun Policies


What Have I Learned This Year? This is supposed to be the blog topic for December 2012  on Love, Life and Relationships: Overcoming Emotional and Child Sexual Abuse. In the spirit of this collection of thoughts, I have learned that Michelle … 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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Moving Forward: Complete Blog Website Expansion


This blog was originally published: May 4, 2012 before I knew that there was a #Forward campaign for Barack Obama. This is just a reminder of this year, what it represents and how we can go strong to end the … Continue reading

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The Steve Harvey Television Show Called Me


Hello Family, Friends and Constituents: I am in the process of remodeling my website and changing the website name to www.ajourneytoloveyou.com .   I have a few products that will be coming out at the end of the year to help adults … 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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My Journey To Chocolate Responsibly: One Hundred Days Without Chocolate


I wrote a post awhile back about Sundi Jo. She is a woman who was sexually abused as a child and began to eat as a way of literally building a wall to keep out attackers. After weighing 330lbs. and … 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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Family: The Foundation Of All Things


May is a busy month. My daughter has turned sixteen and we surprised her with a day trip to New York for shopping in Times Square. Family is so important and in the momentum of reaching personal life goals, we … Continue reading

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Arlington CPS Condemns Foster Child to Inadequate Care and a Life Without Her Loving Mormon Family


Arlington CPS Condemns Foster Child to Inadequate Care and a Life Without Her Loving Mormon Family. I am from Arlington, Virginia and part of my story is that I had a similar experience with the education system. Please share, and … Continue reading

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The Unapologetic Visionary Leader


Thoughts Of The Day…. Know yourself. I am not a loose cannon. I do not do anything without a purpose – seriously. If I clean the kitchen, there is a purpose! I am knowledgeable about what I know, and what … Continue reading

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Junior Seau: Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and David Russell Duerson


This February 17, I could not put together words that would pay homage to Dave Duerson, my friend. So, I did not speak. I published a poem on leadership that I read at the Nation’s Capitol last year in honor … 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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Child Sexual Abuse: Submerge to Emerge


This entire week has been holy week. I certainly have been in prayer but not as a memorial. A friend of my fiance’s is visually impaired and underwent surgery to try to correct the problem. My nephew to which he … Continue reading

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My Open Letter to Christian Entrepreneurs


  To be or not to be Christian is a conversation that has been drowned by flaming Christians who do not reason, and Non-Christians who do not care about your God and quickly move on to the next project like … Continue reading

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God Is Not Impressed With Stress


Sometimes you can hear a song for years and it sound magnificent as if the God of Heaven came down and wrote it for himself. There are some songs that in its simplicity arrests the very resistance that you possess … Continue reading

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Taking Risks: Shrink Back or Press Forward?


“His palms are sweaty; knees weak arms are heavy. There’s vomit on his shirt already; mom’s spaghetti. – Emineum” Have you ever lost yourself in a moment? Have you ever taken a risk so serious that others around you think … Continue reading

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Lil’ Mama: A Leader Among Women


Lil’ Mama is a hip hop female artist from Brooklyn/Harlem New York. Her first album was released when her mother was dying of cancer. She came out strong with that album and took a break in order to accept lucrative … Continue reading

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