Take a chance, make your dreams and goals a priority
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 16:03
I met an individual the other day and she stated that she was having trouble sticking to her goals and finishing what she started. She said that she has decided many times that today will be the day that she works to complete that goal. She even went on to say that she talks about it a lot with her family and friends and they also don't believe her anymore. Her goal is to start her own catering business. She loves to cook and she is great at it, but no one believes that she will ever complete it. You see, this is something that she has been talking about for over fifteen years. But every time she tries to start this catering business something else happens in her life which makes her have to put her goals on hold for a while.
Greater Saint Paul Church celebrates 67 years of community service
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 15:57
Every significant Black movement in this country has its roots in the African American church. From Civil Rights to Voter Rights, the Black church has been the catalyst for change. In 1947, Harry Truman was president, bread was 13 cents a loaf, gas was 15 cents a gallon, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, Israel became a nation, and my home church, Greater Saint Paul Church of God in Christ (COGIC) opens its doors. Elder J.C. Wiggins and the congregation built this historic church from the ground up on the corner of 40th and 4th Avenue South in Minneapolis. 67 years later, the church continues to be a pillar and light to the community. This month, as the church celebrates its 67th Church Anniversary, I want to highlight a few of its accomplishments.
Relationship expectations are changing with the times. The modern day woman is looking for a man that in tune with her. Because men don't always share their emotions, some questions may go unanswered. How much emotion is too much? What is the standard a man should aspire to? Is it possible for a man to be sensitive but out of touch? I believe a man is out of touch when he is only sensitive to his own needs. If his emotions are the driver of his actions, he can and will not be in tune with you. A good man must be sensitive to the real you. He should know your dreams and encourage them and know your passions and embrace them.
Motivational Moments: Follow your dreams: Stay focused on what you were meant to do
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:33
Have you ever thought about what your life would be like if you followed your dreams and started working on some specific goals that could change your life forever? I know you have those dreams that sometimes keep you up at night and I know they sometimes occupy your day. The key is to stay focused on your goals no matter what happens.
Monday, 11 August 2014 15:59
Al McFarlane and BP Ford
The new Radisson Blu in downtown Minneapolis boldly glides into the future of hospitality full-sail powered by indefatigable traditions of highest quality accommodations and expertly intuitive service. Radisson Blu, next to Macy's, formerly Dayton's Department Store, on Seventh Street, continues as the personification of tradition.
It has been said that money problems and infidelity are the top two causes of divorce, but I believe that it is the inability to communicate about these problems that is the real issue. Effective communication is hard work. When a message is sent, it is filtered through ears, eyes, mind and heart of the receiver and the true meaning can be lost in translation. When it comes to male / female relationships, effective communication has become even more complicated. Effective communication is achieved when a message is clearly transmitted by the sender and clearly understood by the receiver. When there is static on the line, we find ourselves saying "Can you hear me now?" Here are some tips that will help keep the lines of communication open.
Women who have been cheated on often find themselves asking the question, "Can any man be faithful?" More and more from what we hear in the news, it appears that all men are cheating. From love and hip hop, to Hollywood husbands, we are bombarded with images of cheating men. With social media at its peak, and everything that a man does is on public display, can a man really and truly be faithful?
Crystal McCrary, director of the film 'Little Ballers'. Carmen Robles, associate editor for Afrodescendientes in Insight News. Mohamud Noor, interim director of the Confederation of Somali Community in Minnesota.