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[EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]: Christina Murray of TLC’s Reality Show The Sisterhood on Love, Marriage and the Business of Ministry


Whether you have watched an episode or two of the Sisterhood or the whole season, it is pretty easy to distinguish the characters. Tara and Brian Lewis are the fitness pastors who were terminated within weeks from a ministry upon … Continue reading

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Make Love Again: A Poem


Make Love Again He kissed me and love returned. Quenching my thirst with his face, our lips connected. We met again for the first kiss. Our eyes closed and we felt the softness of each other’s heart. Desperately wanting to … Continue reading

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Somebody Say WORD – Open Mic Night


Somebody Say Word is an expression that ended one of my poems many years ago. It kinda stuck, and today I use it as the name of my open mic. There is a new location for 2013! We hope that … 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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Love and Communication: Trusting Your Present Instead of Your Past


I woke up this morning with this feeling that I was trying to pinpoint. I could not figure out if it was fear or frustration, if I was being spoiled and unreasonable, or legitimately concerned about the intrusion of my … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston: All the Man that I Need


He fills me up, he gives me love, more love than I’ve ever seen. The lyrics in this song speak to every fiber of my being, and Whitney Houston sounds like heavy invading earth. I love you sweetheart. Thank you … Continue reading

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What are you doing the rest of your life?


What are you doing the rest of your life? North and South, and East and West of your life? I have only one request of your life, that you spend it all with me. All the seasons and times of … Continue reading

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An Ode to Pimped Poetry: My Not-So Love Poem


An Ode to Pimped Poetry My Not-So Love Poem I don’t want to write this poem. I do NOT want to write this free verse poem about love. I could be the master of tantalizing your ear drums with soft … Continue reading

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It’s so Amazing to be Loved


This song is dedicated to my sweetheart. This love is amazing and I love you more each and every day. This is the song that kept coming to me as we first began dating and it is indeed so amazing … 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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Love is Breathtaking


Have you ever been in a relationship where something went wrong in the first few months, but you relied on the response of the man or significant other to determine whether true love or feelings exist? Have you ever been … Continue reading

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Beyonce’s Best thing I never had and the POWER of SAYING NO!


I love the harmony of anything Beyonce. There is no doubt that this woman can sing. I love that she’s so powerful in the stories that she tells as she crafts the words around her voice. When I heard this … Continue reading

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Love Land


Every once in a blue night; moonlit with the brightness of God‘s winking eye, I am confronted with thoughts of togetherness. An ode to be complete; a melody that plays in my mind at times chattering its own lyrics that … Continue reading

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11 Questions about SEX that you should ask – part two


Let’s continue… 4. Are you willing to compromise? We all have relationship non-negotiables. Compromise is a word that sometimes makes women feel degraded or voiceless. When women compromise many times it is for the good or happiness of someone else … 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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