This week my mother transitioned this week after a two year battle with cancer. While this has been a particularly challenging year it has also provide a beautiful experience for she and I to spend everyday together. My mother is the epitome of strength and resilience.
My mother was born in Orville, Alabama the last of eleven children to Nellie and Joseph Gamble. Rosetta was born on July 17, 1947. At the age of 3 the family moved to Mobile for greater work…Continue
The Afrikan Community Sustainability Collective welcomes you on your journey to self-sufficiency. On January 28-February 1, we will present the first (virtual) Sustainability Summit focused on serving members of the Afrikan diaspora and connecting thought leaders. Keynote sessions are built around the most pressing issues in the Black community and will feature members who are doing the work. Strategic areas of focus include:
First of all one must say thanks to the internet, those who would normally have educational options closed to them due to the time involved now have new options to consider. It is now possible to get an online nursing degree without ever stepping into a classroom, from a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) all the way up to a Doctor of Nursing Practice. The overwhelming convenience of having classes available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week is a powerful draw, as is the ability to move as slowly…Continue
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The UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015-2024 as the International Decade for People of African Descent (resolution 68/237) citing the need to strengthen national, regional and international cooperation in relation to the full enjoyment of economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights…Continue
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I recently co-authored a chapter in a book together with 24 other authors called Embracing fear in its many guises. What does it really mean to embrace our fears?
I have come to realize that fear is a major influence in every one of our lives, but not always to the negative. And there are plenty of opportunities for that healthy fear to work its miracles, at the same time guiding us this way and that, alerting and aligning us with what is good…Continue
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I'm so charged up! Just met with 21 of the 28 young people who will e traveling with us to Halifax, NS this spring on our first #YMCAExhcange....One of the best outcomes ever is already happening....Francophone youth are well represented and they are already getting my creative juices flowing for the expansion we have been dreaming of for a number of years....Delivery of the Black Youth Conference in French and the French speaking facilitators we have now training with them at the BeMore…Continue
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We will be starting our next program within the next week. This will be the last program @ $300 for 15 weeks of coaching by Byron & myself. If you have a project/vision that has not manifested this may be the program to "deliver the goods". We have the space for possibly 2 more participants, we have some outstanding paperwork that will determine the closeout of this program. …
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Week of Jan 21, 2013
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Which Summit Did you board the train on?
Ralph, I remember your great share of how you got to the Chicago Summit.
-From Chekesha-Ralph, I remember your great share of how you got to the Chcago Summit.
Please send a shout out to Llenar.
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May 13, 2010
I landed in Paris France at 9am. I caught the shuttle rode it to bus station took bus 351 it was a 2 hour trek I got off bus and got on their metro. Then came out of metro(their subway) took me 40 minutes to get my bearing. Had a run in with a sandwich shop owner didnt want me to get a order to eat there. I went down one block sat down at outside cafe and the waiter was very helpful. help me to locate the Hostel I am staying at the first night before the…Continue
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Are You Ready for the rest of 2012
This is the time of year when entrepreneurs and small business owners look at the next fiscal year and work on their budget. Are you ready for the rest of 2012? What new technologies are you going to implement into your budget for…Continue
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Hi Chekesha Thank you for my birthday greeting.Nancy and I are having my birthday dinner. I am senting this out to the world traveler. The person with the world address.
Added by Chekesha Showers on August 16, 2012 at 3:09am — No Comments
F.A.T.(FINE And THICK)
Girl Gets Even
I am releasing 50 pounds to improve my health.
I am seeing my blood pressure lowering.
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Where would you be right now if you had positioned yourself to be an investor in Mobile phone industry and corporations like IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Starbucks and Walmart? Where would you be if you were able to position yourself ahead of new technological trends?
The Majority of us have been…Continue
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Guest James Gilmore -EVERY DAY LIFE AS A PATH TO AWAKENING!
Tue, May 1, 2012 01:00PM
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Affirmations For Living With Edwige
A Master's Class with Reverend Edwige Bingue each week to guide you across the bridge to change…Continue
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What is possible in life when I be with what is________? What is the gift?
2011 International lack Summit Declaration/Question.
When the 2011…
So let me re-phaze for a moment... when I stated in my last blog that I had a few demons in my past that came to surface, a few (namely the person I was referring to) thought that I was calling him a actual demon. This is Not the case! I was merely speaking figuratively... and was not calling him an actual Demon. But I pose this question now, what would you call a person that runs out on their child that was just born because his family doesn't approve of the way he…Continue
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