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    Living For The Weekend

    When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses, and even elephants slumber after safety. When great trees fall in forests, small things recoil into silence, their senses eroded...

    Living for the Weekend

    “When great souls die, the air around us becomes light, rare, sterile. We breathe, briefly. Our eyes, briefly, see with a hurtful clarity. Our memory, suddenly sharpened, examines, gnaws on kind words unsaid, promised...

    Living for the Weekend

    “There will be peace in the valley for me, someday; there will be peace in the valley for me, oh Lord I pray. There'll be no sadness, no sorrow, no trouble, trouble I see....

    Living for the Weekend

    “God's signs are not always the ones we look for. We learn in tragedy that his purposes are not always our own. Yet the prayers of private suffering, whether in our homes or in...

    Living For The Weekend

    Men and women in my lifetime have died fighting for the right to vote; people like James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered while registering Black voters in Mississippi in 1964,...

    Living for the Weekend #125

    “Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The...

    Living For The Weekend

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever...

    Living for the Weekend

    “Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned.” Steve Maraboli During this...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Can't understand why we treat each other in this way taking up time with the silly, silly games we play. We’ve got our love and no matter how it's said or done. We are...

    Living for the Weekend June 30, 2010

    “If all the rich and all the church people send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.”...

    Living for the Weekend

    “Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds. Have no fear for atomic energy for none of them can stop the time. How long shell they kill our prophets while...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    Summer 2017 was a celebration of birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and sadly funerals. Living for the Weekend is dedicating this column to my dear friend Corrogan Vaughn, an avid reader of this paper and column...

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