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On This Day -- September 8

September 8th is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 114 days remaining until the end of the year. 173 more words

On This Day

Learning to let go

Our Pastor gave a sermon on forgiveness and letting go recently. Of course, he was talking about national problems and historical events where the wounds have never healed and bitterness grows. 429 more words

Faith

Charlottesville and you

Charlottesville shocked me. I know there are neo nazis in the US and many other countries including the UK but I was still shocked to see them out loud and proud walking the streets of a town in the US, wearing Nazi Regalia raising their arms shouting ‘seig heil’ and what is much worse, getting away with it. 1,336 more words

LET ME

Lord, let me be the kind of person

who holds Ruby Bridges’ hand

to offer my seat to Rosa Parks

to shelter Ann Frank

to step in front of a baton… 53 more words

How Old Is A Hero?

How old is a hero? The Adventures of C.A.B. finds the answer to this question at the S. Dillon Ripley Center presented by Discovery Theatre. The play looks at the lives of three children who actions help change the world and asks the question how old is a hero? 405 more words

Fun

R is for Ruby Bridges, first black child in a white school, #AtoZ Challenge

By Uncredited DOJ photographer , via Wikimedia Commons

Today’s blog is by the other fellow author of my book, Reaching for the Stars, Poems about Extraordinary Women and Girls,  369 more words

Poetry

HST110: Leaders in American History

As a Leadership Advancement Scholar, it is apart of my protocol to take classes made specifically for leadership students which focus on the adding leadership content into a university class. 569 more words

Leadership