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The Lion in Your Life


The Lion and the Mouse is an old African fable. Several variations of the story exist. My favorite version of the fable involves a thorn in a lion’s paw. This version centers on a brave act. The fierce lion had … Continue reading

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Thin ice.


Last week a friend of mines shared her ice skating experience. She was relatively new to skating and found herself constantly off-balance and skating out of control. This was not  the best situation for her controlling personality. She was accompanied … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 part 5


When Mya and I walked in the house we saw about ten guys in the living room and seven girls. In the house we heard a big noise from the basement so we knew the party led down stairs. Crystal jumped and ran down stairs to see what was broken. The way she ran I was sure that she was going to fall.

“This is what I’m talkin’ about, i’mma work up a big sweat girl. “Mya could barely finish her sentence as she ran up to the dancing section of the room and started rocking from side to side. I danced my way right to the couch on the other side of the room Continue reading

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Chapter 2 part 4


( Note this post has several pages..) It was Kendel. “Yes “I answered the phone within the first ring “No” he answered. “Don’t play boy what do you want?” I laughed “What are you doing?” “Breathing air, how about you?” … Continue reading

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Chapter 2 Part 3


He stood toe to toe with Karma. I was right next to her. “She doesn’t have it.”I said trying to be calm. “Who the hell are you?” “Her friend…don’t act like you don’t remember me Jalen.”I laughed nervously trying to … Continue reading

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Chapter Two Part 1


*”Well what’s the good news?” I tried not to sound so disappointed. “The person we hired needs an assistant to help her with managing colors and printing the covers. We thought you would be good for the job.” I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 Part 2


I handed mom the papers to fill out. She was very worried about Bonnie, I could tell. We waited for the nurse to come back to our room so that we could ask further questions before we left. Unfortunately hunger … Continue reading

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Chapter 1 Part 1


2009 Right now I am waiting for a phone call for a job. If I get this job it would truly be a blessing for me. I have dreamed of designing covers of magazines. Hopefully this will lead to an … Continue reading

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Prologue Part 2


1962 Benetha married Gerald. Over the past few months Benetha’s marriage had been through a world wind. Her husband had been acting out almost every single night, and when he didn’t it was because he didn’t come home until the … Continue reading

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Prologue part 1


1950 “Benetha!” her mother screamed at the top of her lungs,” Someone is here for you.” It was a warm spring day may 19th. Benetha knew who it was by the way her mother screamed her name urgently. It had … Continue reading

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