Tag "Forgiveness"

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I TOOK BACK MY POWER

“When somebody hurts you, they take power over you. If you don’t forgive them, then they keep the power.” — Diary of A Mad Black Woman   I’m writing this

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ABOUT BAD PEOPLE TURNING GOOD, AND THE RESPONSIBILITY OF FORGIVENESS

I once read a story about a man who killed his wife and unborn child. He was a drunk and usually beat his wife. So, a mob came together and

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ABOUT TIME (AN OPEN LETTER TO MY COMMUNITY)

The first reason I decided to write this story was because I have been carrying the burden of what I’ve done in my heart for a long time. There is

Series (Non-Fiction) 23 Comments

WHILE WE WERE YET KIDS (Part 8)

When I was in boarding school, my set was very significant for a lot of things. We had a great number of rule breakers, bad boys and pretty girls. In

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“I Am Sorry. We Are Sorry.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Formally Apologizes to Canada’s LGBTQ Community

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday took steps to mend the nation’s fractured relationship with its own LGBT community. In the House of Commons, he issued a lengthy, formal

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THE OTHER SIDE OF HEALING

Growing up, some of us had things we kept in locked boxes. Things we pushed far away into the darkest parts of our minds. Hoping they’d never see the light.

Fiction 33 Comments

THE CHILDREN OF THE NOTHING

She sat on the brown upholstered couch, her favorite spot in the old duplex home. A portrait of her family was in her slightly arthritic right hand, and her phone

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890-13

Because of the traffic, the journey to the hospital felt like a whole day. Deola, who normally was Driving Miss Daisy behind the steering wheel, went all Fast and Furious

Series (Non-Fiction) 27 Comments

WHILE WE WERE YET KIDS (Part 6)

Previously on WHILE WE WERE YET KIDS: So they say hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Well, try scorning a gay teenager, then you’d know how stinging his

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FIRST TIME: THE RETRIBUTION

Previously on Max’s story of his First Time… * Darkness and despair overtook me, I felt like I’d been hit by a fast moving train. I sobbed uncontrollably, and while

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