Posts tagged "family"

Heal your heart, practice forgiveness

Heal your heart, practice forgiveness
Recently a dear friend betrayed me by creating all kinds of chaos, drama, and distrust within my family.  As a mom of six daughters, that’s not too difficult to do with our feelings as fragile and frayed as our skirts and dresses. A peaceful, pleasant, family occasion turned ugly with people using “fighting words” which,... Read more »

Kroc Center Chicago celebrates 2yrs. in West Pullman area Saturday, free and open to the public

Kroc Center Chicago celebrates 2yrs. in West Pullman area Saturday, free and open to the public
Everyone knows about the issues that plague Chicago. We know about crime, murders and violence, and the challenges of the public and charter school system. We know Chicago has unpredictable weather, and we know of our city’s longstanding sports team rivalries.  I mean, when you think of Chicago, you can think of any number of... Read more »

Did you know there is a $68 million church on the South Side of Chicago?

Did you know there is a $68 million church on the South Side of Chicago?
You may not know or believe it, but there is actually a $68 million state-of-the-art facility and church in the West Pullman area on the South Side of Chicago! You may be like me and never even knew such a place existed, but it’s true, and it’s real, and it’s beautiful, and now I’m even... Read more »
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YOU BETTER WATCH OUT! MEN-O-PAUSE HAS COME TO TOWN!

YOU BETTER WATCH OUT! MEN-O-PAUSE HAS COME TO TOWN!
We all know Barry Manilow’s holiday classic “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” The song encourages all kids to watch out, not pout, or cry. And we love and thank Barry for this timeless treasure. But who these kids really better watch out for, and keep their lips quiet from pouting is the real grinch... Read more »

Season finale of Preachers of LA brought me to tears

Season finale of Preachers of LA brought me to tears
The Season Finale of Preachers of LA brought me to tears. After weeks of blogging about their debauchery and lavish lifestyles, and their greed and questionable acts on the show and in their lives, when all was said and done, at the end of it, I cried.  And not because of the reasons listed above.... Read more »

Be Covered Care Fair: A Success!

Be Covered Care Fair: A Success!
Today in Chicago, thousands came out to learn about the new health care laws and made the Illinois Be Covered Care Fair a success. Held at Chicago Indoor Sports on 39th and Ashland, families, seniors, singles, and young adults all had something that could motivate, educate, and inspire them toward healthful living. For me personally, in my... Read more »
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When Death Comes Knocking Too Soon and Too Often

When Death Comes Knocking Too Soon and Too Often
Death came knocking on my family’s door once again. At first, I was surprised and I was sad and I was all the emotions one feels when you hear the news about a family member passing. My latest family member to pass was my 51-yr. old cousin who died a week ago today. He had suffered... Read more »
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