Living for the Weekend

  • Living for the Weekend, Jan. 5

    “I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." – Jeremiah 29:11. “Through the mirror of my mind time after time, I see reflections of you and me; reflections of the way life used to ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    "Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming, ‘WOO HOO what a ride!’” – ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    “Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish.” – Francis C. Farley “It’s beginning to ...

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  • Living for the Weekend, Dec. 4

    “I am a black woman, the daughter of a dining car waiter; a black woman who could not buy a house eight years ago in parts of the District of Columbia. I didn't start out as a member of a prestigious law firm, but as a woman who needed a scholarship to go to school. […]

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  • Living for the Weekend, Nov. 20

    “Once, when my feet were bare, and I had not the means of obtaining shoes I came to the chief of Kufah in a state of much dejection, and saw there a man who had no feet. I returned thanks to God and acknowledged his mercies, and endured my want of shoes with patience.” – […]

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  • Living for the Weekend, Nov. 6 – Nov. 12, 2010

    "This is the source of our confidence–the knowledge that God calls on us to shape an uncertain destiny." – President Barack Obama I arrived early to attend Morgan State University’s inauguration of their 12th president, Dr. David Wilson of this historical college. ...

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  • Living For the Weekend

    "I would like to recapture that freshness of vision, which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it. “- Henri Matisse “Living the Champagne Life” at the “Saturday Night Fish Fry” was the theme for my “one-night- only” ...

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  • Living for the Weekend

    “As a Negro, for instance, I do not need to go looking for ‘happenings’, the absurd, or the surreal, because I have seen things that neither Dali, Beckett, Ionesco, nor any of the others, could have thought possible.”- Romare Bearden The “summer wind” like ...

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  • Living for the Weekend

    "Oh, how we danced on the night we were wed, we vowed our true love though a word wasn't said. The world was in bloom, there were stars in the skies, except for the few that were there in your eyes. The night seemed to fade into blossoming dawn; the sun shone anew but the […]

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  • Living for the Weekend

    “Make a rule, and pray to God to help you to keep it: Never, if possible, to lie down at night without being able to say. I have made one human being, at least, a little wiser, a little happier, or a little better this day." – Charles Kingsley On his 55th birthday, Jeffrey ...

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  • 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.” – Susan B. Anthony In the words of Billy Eckstein, “If I caused you pain, ...

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  • Living for the Weekend June 17, 2010

    “Love life, engage in it, give it all you've got. Love it with a passion, because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it.” Maya Angelou “Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today.” James Dean Reggie Pinder’s ...

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