Month: June 2017

WE ARE ALL FAMOUS!!

“We are all stars, you just have to unlock that inner star.”                    -Faheem Jackson Advertisements

FREEDOM: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU

“And justice for all.” We are just a few days away from the 4th of July celebration. A celebration which this year will mark 241 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. And in those 241 years a lot has changed in…

SHARING FEARS: WHAT ARE MINE AND HOW DO I DEAL WITH THEM

“We all run from something.” Author Marianne Williamson has a very well-known passage in her book The Return of Love regarding our deepest fears. And she states that, “It’s not that we are inadequate, it’s that we are powerful beyond measure.” We don’t want…

BETRAYAL: CAN YOUR RELATIONSHIP SURVIVE INFIDELITY

“Get over it, or move on.” Men and women both agree that cheating is wrong, yet we both do it. It’s a very conniving action to take, and painful thing to go through. But my question to you is, can a relationship survive infidelity?…

SO SO CONCERNED: WHY ARE PEOPLE SO VESTED IN OTHER PEOPLE’S LIVES

“Worrying about you is your only full-time job.” In today’s society, the use of social media has put everyone in everyone else’s business. But why, why have we become so interested in what other people are doing. Why have we become so enamored with…

LETTING GO: HARDSHIPS OF PUSHING CHILDREN INTO THE WORLD

“They’re not going to be young forever.” When growing up, parents are very protective of their young. Understandably so because it’s your job to protect them. But at some point in time that parent has to let go and let their child have their…

CHURCH AND STATE: WHY RELIGION SHOULDN’T ENTER CERTAIN REALMS OF SOCIETY

“Too many contradictions to have both coexist.” The conversation regarding church and the state has been a topic of debate for decades. Should we include the religious practices of the Christian faith into our schools, workplace, or even leisure activities? And I for one…

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: WHAT THEY STILL GO THROUGH

“I don’t understand it, but people just can’t accept it.” Yesterday in New York City was the Pride Parade that stretched along Manhattan city streets. People came from all over the city to take part in the parade. Members of the LGBT community as…

AIM HIGH: ACHIEVING THE GREATEST YOU IN THIS WORLD

“Keep going: never stop, never quit.” We should all want to strive to be the best us we can possibly be in this world. Not just because we want to excel in our careers, or to make a lot of money. But we should…

MEDIOCRITY IS WINNING: HOW AIMING LOW “IS” AIMING HIGH IN TODAY’S SOCIETY

“We celebrate taking the “L” yet we don’t respect the “L.” Hard work and determination has been the name of the game forever in American society. But have we finally come to a point where mediocrity is the new name of the game? Are we…

SEXUAL INSECURITY: HOW MEN STRAY FROM SEX DUE TO FEARS

“Failure to launch because of failure to launch.” As a young male, many of us have engrained fears as it pertains to sex. They can be anything from fear of getting a woman pregnant to catching an STD. But this topic is about how…

BRING ME YOUR TIRED, YOUR POOR, YOUR HUDDLED MASSES, YEARNING TO BE FREE

“People died for rights to be and stay protected.” For the longest throughout American history we have always had people coming into this country from some place else. They arrive to escape war, famine, poverty, and religious persecution. America is just that place where…