By Roger Caldwell President Nelson Mandela's physical body has left this dimension, but his spiritual, political, economic, educational, and psychological impact he had on South Africa and the globe is a study in humanity. He was sent here to liberate a nation and a world, and inspire us that we can be greater than we were yesterday. Mandela was truly an angel, because his heart was pure, and he lived each day with a smile on his face.
By Attorney Ka'Juel J. Washington As the seasons change from Spring to Fall, the leaves from the trees dazzle in a brilliant display of colors. At the same time, these beautiful leaves succumb to the force of the wind and lose their grip with the branches and limbs. As these leaves lay lying on the ground, the wind continues to blow and systematically scatter them into places unknown.
by Roger Caldwell The State of Florida has a terrible record and reputation when it comes to voting. In the election of 2012, it took the Supervisors of Elections and the Secretary of the State three days to complete counting the ballots. It was extremely embarrassing to the state on a national and local level, and an example of a dysfunctional system with no leadership.
by Francine Thomas ....I was at my neighbor's house yesterday when my daughter comes over, "Mommy can I see you?" I excused myself and walked outside with her, "Someone wants to see you." I see a car in my drive. As I'm walking towards the car, a young well groomed man emerges. My once best friend who died of cancer many years ago, son gets out. I hugged that young man and I cried and cried; I was sooooo happy to see him and see him looking well.
by Pastor Joe Flores You've probably heard the saying, "the church is a hospital for hurting people." Well, if that's true the hospital needs a thorough sterilization. Dirty hands can't clean other's dirty hands. Some would want to act like the general degeneration and moral decline in the church just accidentally happened. The truth is, the church is, the way it is, because we allow it to be.
by Lawrence A. Robinson A recent article in the Orlando Sentinel prompted outburst in the Black community as the Orlando City Soccer Club and the Orlando Mayor and City Council member took a step toward its goal of winning support from residents of Parramore this week. They figured by donating refrigerators and turkeys to a corner grocery in the community where the team's new stadium will soon be built will be enough to calm all residential complaints and concerns.
by Desiree 'Des' Ross God continually has our future on His mind and in His purpose. The Almighty's passion for the future is also witnessed in the fact that God thinks generationally. When God established His covenant through Abraham, He was planning that Abraham's descendants would become a nation.