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Love is Family

It is February and among the many happenings globally, the one day that is commonly recognized worldwide is Valentine’s Day. Declarations of undying love, hearts that hope of promises, hearts that are lonely, revelations of broken hearts, separations, unions, in … Continue reading

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Practice Gratitude

You and I, we have one common desire that we share with the people of this world. We share the desire to be happy. How we imagine our happiness may differ from one another, but the desire for happiness is … Continue reading

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Home

HOME. Home is where the heart is. But what if my heart is not in just one place but is found in many places? Home. Embedded in my nature, it is where I was born and raised. Where I played. … Continue reading

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Memories Within Us

The time had come for me to clean out my closets in preparation for the move from one house to another. On that crisp, cold morning, I wore sweatpants, a mismatched cotton shirt and a rust-colored wool sweater. Once fashionable, … Continue reading

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Fatherhood

In June of every year, we honor fathers. The importance of my father in my life has never been more vivid as it is now with the growing statistics of damage done by absentee fathers.  My father was a proud … Continue reading

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Traditions

In a burst of tired emotion, I expressed I was going to buy an artificial tree for Christmas and New Year this year. I was met with immediate and grave opposition. “You can’t do that.” “It’s against our tradition,” and … Continue reading

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