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It is mid-October, and my baby Jesse is turning five in a few weeks. I'm still reeling from the fact that I'm a mother now, and my baby is turning five. A small but energetic voice snaps me out if it. "Mommy! Look! A WowWee! Can I have this for my birthday?" I look up to see him grabbing a box

Good Neighbors

Most of us live among others in communities of various types, by choice or by necessity. We humans are naturally social creatures, but things can go wrong. And they do, and they have over the millennia, and disputes among neighbor are not a new concept. What is new, though, is an en-masse cult

True Heart

On warm summer day in July of 2005, the side of my face went numb. Little did I know that day would change my life forever? The weeks leading up to that day, I was having difficulty with my balance. I chalked it up to my sinuses. Then I had a severe migraine headache. Again, I assumed it was d

Stay at Home Mom

Confession 1: I’m Grossly Under Qualified. When a friend of mine suggested that I write a book, I laughed. I laughed out loud actually. For those of you who aren’t very familiar with me and what I do, I am the very proud mother of five beautiful children under the age

Marriage and Divorce

It is a very common story. Two people meet. They fall in love, and soon; they decide to spend the rest of their lives together. They decide to get married. They plan a wedding. They invite their relatives and their closest friends. And, in the presence of God; they take life-long vows

What is Marriage

A marriage is like a song. When there is a song, there is rhythm and movement; a listener’s mood is influenced by a song - it inspires; it soothes; it hurts; it excites; it saddens…. It takes a lot of effort to compile a song... For a marriage to work, it requires a lot

Father's Day

A Funny Thing Happened While I Was Washing My Car I got up early one Saturday morning and decided to go wash my car. The day at that point was nothing out of the ordinary, just a regular Saturday. The sun was shining. The birds were chirping. Everything was as good as it could be for a guy in my

Essay on Pets

Pets are delightful animals that bring joy and happiness not only to the children of the family, but also the adults. Pets are a wonderful sight to behold at the end of the day when you arrive back home either from work or from school. Psychologists say that owners of pets have a greater likeliho

My Hobbies

Hobbies are an essential part of our well being because hobbies are the things we do apart from our daily activities which is centered around work and responsibilites. Hobbies offer a channel for escape from the daily pressures we face, be it that of a student preparing for a major exam, or a cor

Turning Down Someone's Request

Turning someone’s requests down is not easy because we are afraid of hurting our relationships with them, or their feelings. Personally, I would be obligated to help others given the spare time and the ability, and on the grounds that it i

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