Do What Scares You

You can’t afford to let fear control you. Do what scares you and do it often.

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Interview: Daja M. Rice Author of Daddy’s Girl

In this interview with Daja M. Rice, author of Daddy’s Girl, she discusses her path to healing and how she chooses freedom in her relationship with her father.

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A Timely “Rememory” in Maya Angelou’s “My Guilt”

My guilt is “slavery’s chains,” too long the clang of iron falls down the years. This brother’s sold, this sister’s gone, is bitter wax, lining my ears. My guilt made music with the tears. My crime is “heros, dead and gone,” dead Vesey, Turner, Gabriel, dead Malcom, Marcus, Martin King. They fought too hard, they…

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Growth

I’m not going to paint a perfect picture. An album of beautifully crafted still lives haunt my computer screen and my thoughts. The experience, the moment, was the hardest thing I ever had to do (in my young adult life, that is). Four months in a foreign land felt like K.O.s to the old me.…

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With this Gift.

With these words I thee Wed. Harmony Lost in the shadows of my doubt Who would believe in me Anyway? By any means Would I try to wed the cry in my heart with the words that birthed it Words that gave More than an A paper or honorable mention No accolade could demand my…

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Lasting Changes

As a new year rapidly approaches everyone seems to be doing the same thing: making New Year’s resolutions. It’s quite comical to think that one single day can promote so much change and before you know it, the Earth orbits around the sun and the same day rolls around again. Just in time for us…

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Livin’ for Today

What’s worth more than money, more valuable than pearls, more precious than a new born baby’s skin, more beautiful than the smiles of a newly wedded couple, and is something than no one on Earth can buy, sell, trade, exchange, refund, or return. There is no bargaining with this or one-day sales. The most precious…

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Livin' for Today

What’s worth more than money, more valuable than pearls, more precious than a new born baby’s skin, more beautiful than the smiles of a newly wedded couple, and is something than no one on Earth can buy, sell, trade, exchange, refund, or return. There is no bargaining with this or one-day sales. The most precious…

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