Category Archives: The Parent Lounge Blog

In this category we will discuss what it is like to be a parent, and you can get some tips on how to communicate effectively with your child. This can be used as a resource but more importantly a sounding board for your questions, thoughts and answers.

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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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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Are Teens who commit Violent Acts in Dating Relationships just bored?


As a speaker on the subject of Teen Dating Relationships: Violence and Emotional Wellness, I thought that it was important to celebrate Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month with a blog post. So, I went digging for a spark of some … 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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Can a Registered Sex Offender Preach?


Can a registered sex offender preach? Well, there are Catholic Priests doing it, and how long did Eddie Long sit down? The New Black Panther party is chanting, marching and protesting at Christ Tabernacle Church for Darrell Gilyard  in Jacksonville, … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl and The Long Shots


There is a media frenzy over the Super Bowl. I personally think that the Super Bowl is a bigger more recognized day of partying than my birthday New Year’s Eve. Many people do not party for New Year’s Eve but … Continue reading

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Eddie Long Crowned as King?


I just finished watching this video and while it ended with a beautiful song dedicated to the worship of the holy one – many are drawn confused by the messages within the video. I would love to know your thoughts. … Continue reading

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Using Your Gifts To Be Your Original YOU!


It seems like the theme this week is relating to discovering and using your natural and spiritual gifts in order to achieve a more fulfilled, and purpose driven life. I wrote about Prov. 18:16, and released it Sunday morning. I … Continue reading

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Does God Forgive Child Molesters?


Does God forgive child molesters? Does he forgive rapists, or anyone that commits sexually deviant acts? The truth is, God is God. He loves us no matter what our sins and does forgive us of all unrighteousness however there are … Continue reading

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Homosexuality as Christians I


The title suggests that we will be talking about Homosexuals who are Christians. I am not taking a side in this blog rather, I have a lot of unanswered questions. I want to start out here with a story that … Continue reading

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Cast Your Vote: Twelve of Our Favorite Blogs for Your Review


Dear Family, Friends and Constituents: I have worked diligently to focus on offering parenting education and child sexual abuse awareness. I have gained a reading audience at http://www.ressurrection.wordpress.com and now in 2012, I have become a full time Author and … Continue reading

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I Call Him Daddy Poem


I call him Daddy. I wish he was here when I need him. I love him. I miss him. I feel like he doesn’t care about me. Through all of his mistakes, I am stronger today; Thank you! I call … Continue reading

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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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Slurpees, Bait, Wifey and Other Names that Boys call Girls!


“I’m gonna save you- You’re going to be my wifey.” This is all I hear throughout high school. I never thought about it too much. I really looked at it as an honor. Like really I’m wifey type? But then as me … Continue reading

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Children cannot afford the absence of a Mother or Father


When my friend suggested that I write a blog about children who do not have mothers, I agreed that it made sense that I would write it. I mean, I do write about overcoming emotional and child sexual abuse. However, … 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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