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Widowed Bloggers Find Love After Loss

  Life teaches us lessons in many different forms. Some are through triumph, others are through tragedy. The lesson of love may not always come in the form we want it to, but this couple is proof that you should never give up! Jessica lost her husband, Jarronn, to a motorcycle accident in 2009, only

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Marriage & Motherhood with Songstress Tamela Mann

Successful marriages in today’s age are quite uncommon. A low tolerance for compromise results in a high divorce rate in this country. But actress, “Take Me To The King” songstress and Stellar Award Winner, Tamela Mann and actor/singer husband David Mann are changing society’s norms, celebrating 25 years of marriage on April 20, 2013. During my

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McDonald’s Celebrates Gospel Music!

I had the pleasure of attending the McDonald’s 365 Black and Ebony Magazine Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour in MD.  A line-up of gospel greats created a festive evening of foot stomping, hand clapping, come to Jesus worship. Vocalist Tamela Mann of the popular song Take Me To the King, written by Kirk Franklin, brought the house down with her amazing

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Motherhood: A Universal Word

She wore a little green dress with bright eyes, and tiny little hands and  feet. Five month old Baby Harriett didn’t realize that today was a special day. One that would save her life! A small group of three Shot@Life Champion were given the privilege of following a family’s journey. Young grandmother Rosemary and her

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Tea with First Lady Michelle Obama

My girls and I were honored to have the once in a lifetime experience of having tea with First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden in celebration of Mother’s Day in May 2012. You may ask why I’m just publishing this post. As you can imagine, there are restrictions with the Office of our

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VIDEO: Girls Rising – Educate Girls Around the Globe!

Along with hundreds of other organizations, we are helping to spread the word about educating girls through today’s first EVER International Day of the Girl. In conjunction with providing awareness here in the US, we also want to share the stories of girls in other countries. GirlsRising is the feature-length film at the center of 10×10’s Global Action

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Educate A Girl, Educate A Nation!

When I look at my two girls, I not only see who they are today, I see their future. Who they will become as adults, mothers, wives, intelligent business women, god-loving, productive citizens and educated women. I see the world amassed before them without limits! I consistently pour into them that nothing they imagine is

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At This Age, No One Will Want Me!

On a recent trip to Phoenix, AZ, I overheard a 50+ year old women speaking with her friend at a resort. The conversation went something like this:  Woman 1: I know my husband is cheating with HER. Woman 2: How do you know? Woman 1: I have proof. But there’s nothing I can do about

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Pretty Is As Pretty Does

It’s an old cliché that my mother said to me many a times when I was growing up.  As soon as someone would pay me a compliment and I’d start smelling myself she would hit me with that phrase, “Pretty is as pretty does.”  And I can remember her words sounding like a hand smack

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