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FAMILY WEDDINGS

Family weddings forecast new relationships, solidify old ones and seek to continue the circle of love. Some endure for decades and others dissolve after a short time. Time cannot be the basis of measurement. True measurement is based on faith, hope, trust and unconditional love. Humans continue to search for that balance. GAIL ABOUT TO…

IS IT HIM

Here’s a little family tidbit! “Is it him?” was what my grandson wanted to know? You know, sometimes you find yourself in a situation you cannot believe is happening. Such is this tiny experience. HEY DAD: IS IT HIM? Hello All, Duane participated in a “jam session” at a club last night, and Stephen Jr.…

BLACKS SHUN SLAVERY

FACING THE HORORS OF SLAVERY What do you mean? I am not hiding from slavery! I don’t know why you say that! You are crazy! FACING THE HORRORS OF ENSLAVEMENT Most blacks shun slavery.  However, if confronted with such a statement, they will say, “I don’t hide from slavery.  I just don’t care to talk…

WE CAN WE WILL!

Bringing America back is the focus. We can …we will! America . . .our journey has begun, a journey that will lead us through the valleys of health restoration, racial equality, job growth and justice for all colors: red, yellow, black, brown and white.As we approach the shadows of cultural expansion and inclusion, let us…

MAKE THE DREAM A REALITY

When Dr. Martin Luther King coined the “I Have a Dream Speech,” he hoped America would make the dream a reality. We have not! So many social issues have kept us awake. The video below underscores some of those issues. It reveals the long road ahead. SOCIETY STILL STRUGGLES Police brutality is a key issue…

LET YOUR CHILD SING

VOICES OF META ROSE CHORALE “Let your child sing” echoes the message the Meta Rose Chorale delivers to every child in the Detroit Metropolitan Area who loves singing. However, as a parent, you have to become involved. Be a supporter and motivator for your child! Children are future generations who “pick up the baton” and…

My Family Christmas Card

——– Original Message ——–Year: December 14, 2018 Subject: My Family Christmas Card From: Dr. Mamie Smith A Family Christmas Card At this magical time of the year, I wish that you and your family’s dreams come true. A family’s love is like roses…it opens wide and never closes, Through twists and turns, hilltops and valleys. It…

Black Family Pledge

MAKING A PLEDGE TO HONOR The Black Family Pledge is a personal oath one makes with himself/herself. It encourages us to take a deeper look at what is believed, understood and put into action. Words are only the first step . . . the easiest step. Converting those words into meaningful energy and performance, is…

MOM’S 95TH BIRTHDAY

It was a time of celebration! Mom’s 95th Birthday! There was music, food, family and friends! PROGRAM WELCOME  Cynthia Johnson, Mistress of Ceremony SONG  Gail Rice MUSIC    Duane Parham SING HAPPY BIRTHDAY  Everybody MEMORIES & RECOLLECTIONS Dr. Mamie Smith Gail Rice, Ruby Hendricks REMARKS – FRIENDS & RELATIVES  Ida B. Dotson, Bessie Kennedy Patricia…

Developing Family Relationships

The key to developing family relationships is growth and maturation. Mature thinking over childish behavior is usually the best alternative. The mission of a successful family is unity…working together for a common goal. ONE FAMILY, HELD IN THE GOSPEL OF LOVE Who is this one family?  What does it mean to be held in the…