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Revisit: Thank you Mr. Mandela, for Teaching the Cycle of Forgiveness

I originally wrote this blog post following Nelson Mandela’s death in December 2013 and I needed a refresher on the subject of forgiveness and resentment. This post deals with forgiveness in love relationships, but it really speaks to all situations that is calling for  forgiveness and letting go of resentment. 1,230 more words


Touring Cape Town: Infamous Robben Island

One thing I knew I wanted to do in Cape Town was tour Robben Island. During my first trip to CT, I didn’t heed the warnings to buy my ticket in advance, so I was out of luck for getting out to the island. 493 more words

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Age is Nothing but a Number!

“No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want. Here’s a short list of people who accomplished great things at different ages… 617 more words

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Monday Motivation (#26)

Happy Monday!

In celebration of July 4th and American Independence Day, here are some quotes about freedom and independence. While I don’t love everything about how things are run in the United States, I’m so thankful for our many freedoms! 195 more words


Days 21, 22: Robben Island, A Peninsula Tour, and Friendly Animals

Once again, I have gotten behind on my blog posts. That will tend to happen on the weekends when I have stuff going on during the nights. 710 more words

Happy Independence Day!

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.”

(Nelson Mandela)


God Bless America

“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men (persons) are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” ~ Thomas Jefferson. 29 more words

Basics Of The Orthodox Catholic Faith