WHAT IF…? THE STRANGE THING ABOUT THE JOHNSONS

I came across this movie via my blog brother Zee Jai’s blog and I HAD to post this to the blog. This movie TOTALLY blew me away and answer a question that was on my mind for years and I hope you leave asking yourself What if…? The Johnsons are an attractive, well-to-do,upper-middle class family….

8 THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS…

Thesurprising, enlightening, and sometimes hard truths we all face after marriage,and how they teach us about what love really means. “…Andthey lived happily ever after.” You’resmart. You know life is no storybook. But admit it: Somewhere deep in yoursubconscious lurk romantic visions of a fairytale ending. The images may besketchy and a little outdated, but…

MONDAY MUSICAL MOTIVATION: FIGHT FOR YOU

Check out the worldpremiere of Jason Derulo’s music video for “Fight For You” – The RedOne-produced track has beenselected as the official fourth single from Derulo’s latest studio album “FutureHistory” – Enjoyable tune, with a cute and steamy video! I’mstill rooting for “Breathing” to become a smash hit, are you? It´s gonna take a lotto drag me…

MIRACLE…

Miracle…The dictionary defines it as “an event that appears unexplainable by the laws of nature and sois held to be supernatural in origin or an act of God.” When I reflecton the men and events that led me to Noel, I am forced to conclude that amiracle — no, a series of miracles — has…

TRANSGENDER DAY OF REMEMBRANCE (2011)

——–Idania Roberta Sevilla RaudalesLocation: Comayaguela City, HondurasCause of Death: slit throatDate of Death: November 29, 2010Idania was 58 years old.Source: http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2011/02/01/six-trans-women-killed-in-honduras-in-two-months/ _______________________________________________________ Luisa Alvarado HernándezLocation: Comayagüela City, HondurasCause of Death: Stoned, beaten and burnedDate of Death: December 22, 2010Luisa was 23 years old.Source: http://hondurashumanrights.wordpress.com/2011/01/11/three-murders-in-two-weeks-protest-the-killings-of-lgbti-people-in-honduras/ _______________________________________________________ Lady Óscar Martínez SalgadoLocation: Tegucigalpa, HondurasCause of Death: Burned and stabbedDate of Death: December 22, 2010Oscar was 43 years old.Source: http://hondurashumanrights.wordpress.com/2011/01/11/three-murders-in-two-weeks-protest-the-killings-of-lgbti-people-in-honduras/ _______________________________________________________…

‘BACK WHEN WE WERE NEGROSE’ BY CHARLES E. RICHARDSON

There was a timeuntil the early 1960s when the terms to describe those of African decent, likeme — African-American or Black or Afro-American — were almost unheard of. Iremember a distinct conversation with a friend discussing descriptive terms forourselves in 1963 or ’64. The term “black” was just coming into vogue and hedidn’t like it…

THE PROBLEM WITH RACE IS…(ACCORDING TO CHUCK LORRE)

I have long believed that part of our problem with resolvingrace issues in America is our inability to accurately name what we are. Asidefrom the occasional Johnny and Edgar Winter, there are no white people. Anychild with a box of crayons can tell you that white people are, in fact, beige.The sickly ones are gray….

OTHER PEOPLE’S AGENDAS

Other people mayhave their own agenda for our life; we can value their input but we don’t haveto take it to heart. As children, our parents had dreams for us. They wanted usto do well in school, and to do whatever was necessary to reach our highestpotential. Later in life, friends may try to set…