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Gorilla vs. Guerilla at the Australian Open

Posted on February 10, 2017 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 



Gorilla vs. Guerilla at the Australian Open

By Tracy L. Darity


I am a huge tennis fan and an even bigger fan of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams. For tennis followers January is a huge month. It is the start of the new tennis season (yes, tennis has seasons) and time ...

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Strange Fruit Like Fallen Mangoes

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Strange Fruit Like Fallen Mangoes

By Tracy L. Darity

On my morning walks I pass by a home that has a huge mango tree in its front yard. The tree is so big that you can barely see the front of the house. Each season as the tree begins to bear fruit the owner installs a fence around the ...

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Will Facebook Live and Periscope be the Death of the Church...The Kim Burrell Saga

Posted on January 6, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Will Facebook Live and Periscope be the Death of the Church…The Kim Burrell Saga

By Tracy Darity


Something funny happened the other night. I was unfriended and blocked by a preacher on Facebook. It went something like this…He made a post to the effect that i...

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When it All Comes Into Focus...Graduating After 50

Posted on December 13, 2016 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

When it All Comes Into Focus…Graduating After 50

By Tracy L. Darity


Sunday night I graduated from college, earning my first bachelor’s degree. It was an emotional day from the second I opened my eyes. I thought it strange that something that seemed unattainable a decade ago was now mine. Al...

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4 Reasons Why It Is Okay to Go Solo

Posted on November 20, 2016 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 

4 Reasons Why It Is Okay to Go Solo

By Tracy Darity


A few months ago a friend and I were at a concert when we saw a woman arrive alone. My friend asked me if I would go to an event alone. I chuckled because I thought she knew me well enough to know I have no problem going solo. I g...

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Do You Know the Answer to the What If's?

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Do You Know the Answer to the What If's?

By Tracy L. Darity

 


On Sunday, while watching one of the services at Empowerment Temple, Pastor Jamal Bryant was preparing for the offering; when the Holy Spirit spoke to him concerning someone in the congregation who had been out...

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Is GoFundMe Replacing the Offering Plate?

Posted on August 19, 2016 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Is GoFundMe Replacing the Offering Plate?

By Tracy L. Darity


We’ve all seen them on our social media timelines. A request to donate money to help start a business, pay for medical treatment, or to bury a child whose life ended tragically. Today those requests now cover anything som...

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Stop Being a Hair Bully...Black Women Are More Than Their Hair

Posted on August 11, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (2)

Stop Being a Hair Bully… Black Women Are More Than Their Hair

By Tracy L. Darity


It’s time for me to pull out my Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship CD by India.Arie and put I Am...

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Please Respect My Privacy...Social Media Isn't for Everyone

Posted on August 2, 2016 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Please Respect My Privacy…Social Media Isn’t for Everyone

By Tracy L. Darity


I was watching one of those judge shows a few years ago and a woman was suing her son for posting a video of her to his Facebook page. It was a harmless video of her dancing at a family gathering. He thought the video was c...

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Whose Check Is It...When Girlfriends Dine

Posted on July 27, 2016 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (4)

 


Whose Check Is It…When Girlfriends Dine

By Tracy Darity


Many, many years ago I agreed to meet some co-workers for happy hour. We worked different schedules, therefore, most arrived as early as 5:00 pm and others, including me, did not arrive until after 7. Due to the lateness of our arriva...

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