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Marrying For The Wrong Reason.

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Blog family this is a big mess. A friend of the family is going through some stuff with her daughter. Her daughter was in the top ten of her senior class. She got a full paid scholarship to FAMU. She was involved in the church and community. She is a pretty girl smiling all the time. Her husband turns out to be a DL brother.


This young man ask her to marry him and she accepted. She gave up every thing she was working on just to get married. Both are born again Christians. I heard them say that they would married and not burn, whatever that mean. They have not been married 2 years. Now they are separating and possible getting a divorce. She came home and caught him on the internet looking at nude men.


She is hurt because he has been living a double life. He had ways that was questionable. You know how some men give them selves away with their mannerism's? I have no problem with no ones life style but when you hurt nice people with your lies that is when I have a prob…

To: Maya Angelou With Love.

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I think this is one of our greatest African American women there is, and for a Bossip to call her the name that they did is a disgrace to all African American. Ms. Angelou has done nothing wrong but embrace Hillary Clintion.

I read some commets that was down right nasty. Someone said she look like a slave don't we all. What do a slave look like? Look in the mirror, we are all slaves to something. I love what Ms. Angelou stands for she is a true lady and not what Bossip call her. Stop with all the hate.

Empty Pews!

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It may be popular to keep things positive, but is it right? Are Pastors handicapped in the pulpit by limiting the breadth of scripture’s emotions to the uplifting and happy? our mothers taught us that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. But are we in danger of focusing so much on sugar in the American churchs that we neglect to add the medicine? I was listening to a sermon yesterday that had no substance to it at all. So, I ask my self why waste all that time on something that has no benefit.

Do preachers find them selves fleeing from the temptation to people-please? I think so. First,their not ultimately accountable to the people they teach, but to the One in whose name they teach. And secondly, God has not only inspired the content of Scripture, but also the form it takes. Matthew 7:21-23 is a sober warning from Jesus about the danger of missing his kingdom. The form of this passage should also direct the manner in which pastors teach/preach it. After all, God call …

Son In Jail!

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My son did not pay his bondsman so they picked him up. They came into my home why I was at work and took him. He only had his boxers and a tee shirt on. He call me from the holding cell trying to make me feel bad about everything. He knew that he was responsible for paying that bill. He only had to pay the bondsman 25.00 a week. I paid almost 2,000.00 for him to have his freedom. But I let it be known that he had to keep his self out of jail. He did not take me serious so that is why he finds himself behind bars right now. He will go before the judge on Feb 11. Am I being to hard on him? Should I have paid the bondsman for him? It will be 1,300.00 for him to get out. So I am going to wait and see what will happen in court on Feb 11. Why is it hard for me to let him go?

Bring The Music Gift Back To The Church.

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Black churches throughout the country are finding it harder to find skilled musicians to lead music – an integral part of the worship experience.
The main competition churches are up against is the mainstream music industry. I find this to be true, in my area. My brother-in - law was pastoring a church for a couple of years and that was his problem finding a good worship leader.

"The big money is in producing. The big money is in rap They're looking at rappers with the million-dollar houses with gold ceilings, and why do they want to work in a church and make $30,000?
And while skilled musicians may be turning to the multi-billion dollar lifestyle of rap and hip hop, the mainstream industry is also taking many gospel singers out of the church. Do you find this to be true?

Gospel music is coming to the mainstream. Singers are coming out of the church and introducing the gospel style to a mainstream audience.
Still, others have chosen to take rap to the pulpit with such groups as De…

Meet The Browns: by Tyler Perry.

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I have read some blogs were Tyler was not like at all. That is alright with me. I think that he is gifted for what he is doing. I know we might not all agreed with his movies but for me I love them. I think this movie look like it should be great.

Pastor E. Dewey Smith The Most Inspirational Person of 2007.

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The Old Black Church would like to show some old fashion love to The Greater Travel Rest Baptist Church and their Pastor E.Dewey Smith. Streaming Faith has honor him as the most inspirational person of 2007. It is an honor given out each year by the Streaming Faith community. He is my on-line church when I don't make it to my own church. He is a great bible teacher. I hope that they continual to grow. God always has a ram in the bush or He will raise up one that has not been spoiled by filthy money. So to Pastor/Teacher E.Dewey Smith keep preaching the word.






Obama Makes History.

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*Illinois senator Barack Obama's bid to become the first African American president, just took another step forward. Saturday, boosted by a significant turnout of black voters, he won the South Carolina primary. The win sends Obama into the next phase of the campaign with renewed momentum after losing to Clinton in New Hampshire and Nevada in successive weeks.Black voters reversed what had been a clear preference for Clinton before Obama's victory in Iowa. Too Mes Duex Cents and Field Negro I hope it don't comeback to hurt Obama. But, Feb 5 is Super Tuesday in Alabama so we will see what the other Southerns think.

The President and 1st Lady.

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When every thing that can go wrong do.
When you are push up against the wall.
When all hell break lose.

When you don't have any one to turn too.
When the White man/ Black Man is on your back.
When the Dr. give you a bad report.

You can turn around and see who got your
back that is a good thing.
Is this not a beautiful picture?
Don't they look gorgeous together?
Until death do us part.

In sickness and health.
In good times and bad.

Intervention And African Americans.

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Intervention is a powerful and gripping television series in which people confront their darkest demons and seek a route to redemption. The Intervention Television series profiles people whose dependence on drugs and alcohol or other compulsive behavior has brought them to a point of personal crisis and estranged them from their friends and loved ones. This show touches my heart because I think about my own son and his denial of a drug problem.

Each Intervention episode ends with a surprise intervention that is staged by the family and friends of the alcohol of drug addict, and which is conducted by one of four Intervention specialists. Why aren't more Africa American feature on the show? Is it the lack of finances or we don't think we need the help? When it come to stupid stuff like the Flavor of Love or I love New York we are not short on people who want to be part of this mess. So what's up with this? I think the show help raise the awareness about the alternatives and …

What Was Wrong With Obama Church?

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I ask that question because I want to know why he turned his back on his church family. I really don't understand why he denounce Trinity United Church of Christ? If he had the same vision as the pastor what happen to the vision? I read the Church Mission statement and saw nothing wrong with it. The Church embrace helping our self as black people. What is wrong with that? I am not questioning his faith because that is not my purpose. But I would like to know what was wrong with the teaching of Dr. Wright. The Democratic candidate spoke to the popular religious Web site beliefnet.com and highly respected Christianity Today magazine to set the record straight that he is a “devoted” Christian and never was a Muslim.
“I have been a member of the same church for almost 20 years, and I have never practiced Islam,” Obama stated in a Christianity Today interview posted Wednesday. “I am respectful of the religion, but it’s not my own.”
The Democrat from Illinois recounted that he came…

A Flag Of Hate.

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I love Alabama! When you say Alabama some people automatic think of that flag,or cotton. I hope one day we can put that flag to rest. Not the one that is flying but, the one that is in our hearts. We can take that one down and still have hatred in our hearts.
This controversial flag waves in full color red, white and blue. It has stripes and stars and a place in our past but shouldn't be in our present or future. I live in Alabama and I see this flag a lot. Some people have it in their front yards. I don't have a problem with that. But when you live and work with so much racism you all most, have no feeling toward stupid people. To go to Atlanta and see so many blacks doing great in spite of this flag is wonderful.History will tell us that the Confederate flag originally symbolized Southern pride, unity and courage in the Civil War. Soldiers of the Confederacy gave their blood for it.
But since the 1860s, the "Southern Cross" has signify black hatred and oppression…

Is Your Piercing Worth Your Job?

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I am not attacking any one who has piercing. But if you worked for a company that had adopted a no piercing policy and, you have a piercing what would you do quit or remove it? And it's your dream job. And by the way I can clearly see it.
Nose? Eyebrow? Tongue? Are some facial piercings more acceptable than others? Is it about the location? What about earrings on guys? Is there an age limited to piercing?
You know that CBS gave Ed Bradley hell about his earring when he 1st gotten it.

I won't judge a person base on a piercing but, when they are all over your face. You kinda question why. In my area I see a lot of young white kids with piercing. Some are in the medical field. Is there a double standard when it comes to somethings?

Paula It is Not About You.

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Paula White is stating that the Apostle Paul is boring. Why don't you Smile when you say that, Paula! Here is some of what she had to say.White says that Paul never took hermeneutics, never took homiletics, that he was boring (says she NEVER puts anybody to sleep). But do not worry, according to her, it doesn’t matter because what we need isn’t PREACHING anyway. Instead, what we need anyway is “a word from the Lord.”Well, Paula, I’ll give you a word from the Lord! “PREACH THE WORD” 2 Tim. 4:2. Paula? What we need ISN’T preaching????
I have to wonder how Paula might have assessed those in Nehemiah’s day? “They stood up in their place and read from the Book of the Law of the Lord for ONE FOURTH OF THE DAY, and for ANOTHER FOURTH they confessed and worshipped the Lord their God” Neh. 9:3. Paula, all that lasted one half of a day. Was that boring too in your opinion? They also stood for all that but I surmise that Paula would NOT have stood for that! Not in 4 inch heels.
Paula, …

Would Dr.King Drive A Bentley?

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Would Dr. King embraced the prosperity Gospel? Would Dr. King drive his Bentley through the neighbor hood in which he just fleece the Sunday before? Would he watch a whole generation of young people kill off each other and nothing about it?

Would Dr. King watch as our young women become less than zero? Would Dr.King watch as more prisons are build to house our young men? Dr. King was more that a preacher/pastor he was a fighter for his people. I don't think we can put any issues at the alter and the foot of any of our present pastor/preacher feet.

People failed to know or appreciate how King's Christian background as a Baptist preacher and ties to the Black Church influenced his political involvement. The civil rights movement was a political movement but it was also a church movement.


Gospel My Way.

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I will say it again I have a problem when the Gospel is used in this way. If you have been gifted with a voice I don't think that gift is for competition for big business. I could be wrong but that is not what your gift is for. What do you think? Is it been used in the wrong way?

Burger King has an online contest that combines the Super Bowl, gospel singing, and user-uploaded content. The unusual combination is part of a “My Song, My Way” campaign that first surfaced this week.Participants must upload an acapella video performance to enter, and winning contestants will receive an all-expenses-paid vacation to Super Bowl XLII in Phoenix, Arizona. The winners will also be invited to perform alongside NFL players at the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, which takes place at Phoenix Symphony Hall.

The Dress Up-Mental.

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I grew up in The Black Church and this look on Sunday was a must. If you were not dress a certain way you felt left out. I know because that's what I remember feeling. But once I learned that it was not what's on the out side but what's in the heart. I learn what it meant to come to Jesus as you are. I remember once upon a time saying I am not going to church today because I don't have anything to wear. I know that this look is still going on in a lot of churches and it is nothing wrong with it. But why do Black people feel like we got to dress up for every thing? We can go to a college game and be dressed to the nine. Why?4' heels on at a ball game. Our white skin sisters with tee shirts and jeans on. Do we over dress sometime? Have you every felt like you did not fit in because of the way you dressed? I am talking about fitting in with our own brothers and sisters? It took me a minute to adjust to my new church family, they don't dress like my old church …

Can Life Shut You Down?

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Death is universal, everybody dies, but not everyone lives I don’t know how long I’m going to live….It doesn’t make any difference to me. If I die tomorrow, that’s fine. I’m ready to go, but I want to live until that last moment.

Have you heard of a Retirement Syndrome? that brings depression, anxieties, frustrations, suicide etc. Do you know that you can be bored to death?
For years, I’ve noticed that my mother would often shut down.

My mother shut down to me when she had a look in her eyes like any day now I am ready to go home to get my reward. My mother was 70 years of age when said made her transition to the other side. She had a passionate for fishing she would fish all day and come home with no fish. Were is the fish? she would say "I didn't even get a nibble."

Up until that point, she had lived with purpose and direction. She had even been passionate about some other aspect of her life. But something happens. The children all left home. You could see the boredo…

Why Are Black American Smitten By This Car?

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I was listening to a radio program one morning and they were talking about the Chrysler 300. Some one was saying that it was made especially for the black man. It was said that most black people see it as the closest they will get too a luxury car like a Bentley. I do see more black people driving that car. Is there a thing as a car for the black man? If so would it be the Chrysler 300? If not which would it be? That is one car that can cause me to turn my head every time. I do know that a brother design it. What do you think could this be true?

Mike Carey Will Be First African-American Referee in Super Bowl History.

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It never occurred to me that there has never been a black ref in Super Bowl history ... especially since Carey is one of the best in the league. He was the alternate ref for Super Bowl XXXVI.
Last year, the Indianapolis Colts' Tony Dungy became the first African-American head coach to win a Super Bowl. Twenty years ago, Doug Williams of the Washington Redskins became the first African-American quarterback to win a Super Bowl.

This year, Mike Carey will become the first African-American to referee a Super Bowl. Carey, in his 18th year as an official, was notified by the NFL office this week he had the assignment for the Feb. 3 game in Glendale, Ariz. The NFL will not officially announce the assignments until the week of the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl officials are chosen on merit, with the highest ranked at each position getting the assignment. Carey, who runs a skiing accessories company, has been among the NFL's top crew chiefs for a decade and has been a Super Bowl alternate, but h…

Mid Life Crisis!

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Steve Harvey wants men to know: "At 50, you are still fly." And to prove it, he shaved his head and began exercising. What about women, are they not beautiful and fine at 50? Didn't he just trade in his wife for a younger version?

What is so fly about that! Why is it hard for some men to except were they are in life? Steve! have you heard about Mid Life Crisis. That's what it sound like to me. Because some one say your over the hill don't make it so. In a interview in Jet magazine, the actor-comedian says he began his transformation after talking to a listener on his radio program.

The girl said he was over the hill. Wow! just by saying your over the hill cause you to wake up and start telling men at 50 they are not over the hill. He said that shaving his head was a spiritual thing. It has been reported that it was a lace front wig. It is nothing wrong with wigs if you can't except the lost of hair.

Men seems to have a hard time with this. It is nothing…

The Love of Sisters.

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When I think about sisters I automatic think on my own 6 sisters but also on Venus and Serena. These 2 show a great amount of love for each other and respect.


I have some wonderful sisters too. We grew up as a close knit family. We always had someone to play Hide and seek or tag you're it. We shared beds together ate our meals together. The people that know us can't believe the relationship we have with each other.

I am the oldest at 50 the youngest is 39 years old. I know that is a lot of babies. I wouldn't give nothing for my sisters. We have mad respect for each other. We visit each other weekly. We know who is going threw what, and what we can do to help we do. I also know sister that can not stand each other. When I meet sister that don't like each other, I always wonder how can you not love someone that you shared the same womb with. I don't take our relationship for granted.

All 6 of them got their own ways, so I deal with them according to who they…

The Black Church and Voting.

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I did some research on the black church and it's role in voting. The Southern black church -- once the engine of voter registration drives and other civil rights efforts -- has been largely transformed, political historians say. Instead of building political power, many of the most prominent black churches now focus mainly on building wealth. The so-called "prosperity ministries" began blossoming in the Reagan era, matured in the late '90s and have grown, in many cases, into megachurches.

Their approach to ministry, experts said, has influenced black theology, political participation and delivery of services in poor communities.
Megachurches such as the Potter's House in Dallas, Atlanta's World Changers Ministries, Chicago's Christ Universal Temple and Los Angeles' Crenshaw Christian Center preach a theology of material prosperity, teaching that God didn't call his children to a life of poverty.

As a result of these and other changes, the generatio…

Happy Birthday!!!

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Happy Birthday to my lovely husband. John Earl Brock.

Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali.

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The Greatest Boxer of all time.

The Devil Is On His Job.( What about the Church?)

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I'm sure every one is familiar with Hip - Hop Music. There has been many argument in regarding lyrics corrupting today's youth. This is not an attack on rap or Hip- Hop. I am looking at this from a Christian and a parent point of view. What's popular now is Crank That by a young man who goes by the name of Soulja Boy. He has two lines that most people would publicly say was offensive language. What is the drawing power behind this song?

Only in America do you have all types of people screaming Superman that Ho on videos uploaded onto YouTube. Why have our young people embrace mess like this? Every where you turn you here this song. The enemy sure knows how to get our attention. My son and I was discussion this song, when he started to tell me what the song meant. What could make a 15 year old put lyrics like that to music? The Enemy is so smart that he hide it in a way that even the masses could not detected it. Think about the lyric, you would have never gue…

The Return Of The Idol.

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A billion dollar franchise is on the line. Were do these people come from that end up on camera? Why don't their family tell them they can't sing so they want keep making a fool out of them selves?
To be sure, American Idol's not going anywhere soon. But even the show's biggest fans have to admit that there's a little something wrong with the Fox network's golden goose last time out.I think the problem stretches back to 06 season, the show's most-watched edition, in which disappointing, charisma-less winner,Taylor Hicks, rode to victory on the backs of older American.Things can only get worse this season, as a field of lackluster contestants come and go.
Last night we saw the nuts come out. Here's a few ideas:
ACTIVELY RECRUIT CONTESTANTS. When open casting calls kept attracting the same kind of people then recruited a more diverse group that helped revitalize the program. Idol expands its open casting calls every year, yet the same nuts increasin…

Prayer For Ms. Hill.

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I would like to seen Lauren Hill some love and prayers today. I have notice on some blogs were she has been attack, why? We can all stumble some were in life. I hate what ever is attacking her at this moment. She has a gift and the enemy don't want her using it. There is a power in her voice. Please let us lift her up before the Father. We take authority over her thought life we are not using mere human weapons for the weapons of our warfare are not physical but they are mighty before God for the overthrow and destruction of strongholds. With our soul we will bless the Lord with every thoughts and purpose in life. Her mind will not wander out of the presence of God. Her life shall glorify the Father. She take no account of the evil done to her she pay no attention to it. Evil holds no place in her heart. Amen Amen Amen.

2008 Church Motto.

Have anybody heard any church mottos for 2008?
You know does motto you hear every year like, 2006
is the year of increase, 2007 you going to the next level.
Some of the ones I am hearing so far are:
It's gonna be great in 08!
No weight in 2008
I' am gone to be straight in 2008
I' am shooting for God's will in 2008
No weight in 2008
We gone to rush the gate in 2008
We are going to end it in 2008
So you get the point. Do you have
a motto for 2008? Come on you know how
the Black Church do it.

FIRST SUNDAY.

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First Sunday featuring Ice Cube, Katt Williams and Tracy Morgan hit theatres last night. Are you going? Is your church putting together a youth group and taking the church bus? Do you even care? Do you think that it is even appropriate for youth?
well my church is not sending our youth to see it. I don't like Katt Williams or Tracy Morgan. So I don't think I will be seeing it. I don't think Katt Williams is funny. I lost respect for him when he show up at an award show with a noose around his neck that did it. Tracy Morgan just isn't funny.


Do we assume that most “black” movies are going to be “bad” from jump LOL. David E. Talbert, who was a playright before Tyler Perry blew up, is the one who wrote and produced this movie. I believe it’s his first major release. I REALLYdon't want to see this because of Katt Williams he is a silly fool. I have the strong feeling though that ALL the funny moments in the movie are already in the trailer LOL! Just like Thi…

Prophetess Janice Mixon. ( Speaker At NorthView Christian Church)

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Prophetess Janice Mixon and get this former Dallas Police Department Officer of the year. Ms. Mixon is speaking at my church this weekend. My husband and I attend yesterday session it was good. I never heard of Ms. Mixon before yesterday. My Church as a whole is fasting for 21 days. We kicked it off Friday and it will continue on until the 30 of January. My pastor calls it a new beginning.

We are embarking up on something new and leaving the old behind. We are in the process of building a new church which will be in a dome shape. It will be the only one in this city. Which we are a small city of only 70,000 people . Ms. Mixon will deliver the message during morning service. I am looking forward to hearing her. Like I mention in an early post I believe women are gifted too. I don't know how you become a prophetess but I will say she is gifted to do what she do. She comes from a humble background of 13 sisters and brothers.
Mixon was raised Baptist, but somewhe…

Pastors With My Space Pages.

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Let's talk about Bishops /pastors with my space pages. How would you feel if your Bishop / pastor had a my space page? There is nothing biblical wrong with that. But why would a man of God need with a my space page.

A church website is ok because you are talking about the happens of the church as a body. I am just curious about that. I saw a blog were this young lady was asking that same question. Now if a young person is asking why a man of the cloth would want this I think they deserve an answer.

The young lady said that the Bishop had a back drop of Benjamin's and Bentleys, come on. The young lady said when she see stuff like this she feels as if God's people are being mislead. Wow! that is something to ponder. From reading that young lady blog I have compassion for our young people they don't know which way to turn.

She also said that the Bishop announce this in church during service. It is already hard to get our young people to believe the God o…

Women In The Pulpit.

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Are women call to pastor churches?
Are women call to teach the word of God?
Are women call to preach the word of God? I mean
from the pulpit? Now this is 3 different questions
therefore, there will be 3 different answers.I Come out
of a traditional black church. I mean First Missionary
Baptist. Were our devotion was lead every Sunday by our
deacons and, women were not permitted to step up into the
pulpit. I have been to women day services were the woman (Y'all know how we do it women day)
of the hour were not allow to step up into the pulpit. She had
to speak from the floor. Now I never understood that. She was not the head of the
church just only the speaker. So what was wrong with her giving her speech from the
pulpit? Why do we twist God word to fit our own agenda? I believe that a women can
teach the word as well as any man and, some are good at it but, I don't believe that a woman should be
the head of a church. Now that is what I believe . So when I left m…

Did You Ever Patty Cake? (Just a little Fun)

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I said a-EAST, a-WEST
I met my boyfriend at the candy store
He bought me ice cream,
He bought me cake,
He brought me home with a belly ache

Mama Mama,
I'm So Sick!
Call the doctor,
quick Quick QUICK!

Doctor, doctor will I DIE?
Count to five and you'll be alright
I said,
a-one,
a-two,
a-three,
a-four,
a-five
I'M ALIVE!

How about these:
Rock - in - Robin
This - old - Man
Do remember playing patty cake?
Do you remember playing Jacks?
Do you remember playing tag you're it?
Do you remember Playing red light?
Do you remember playing hide - go - seek?
Do you remember playing Little - Sally - Walker sit in a saucer?
If you don't, may be you need to ask why not.

I am from the south and I have fond memories of playing
all of these game on Sunday at my grandmother house.
My grandmother had 10 children but, only 2 of them
remained in the south the others moved to the north.
My mom had 10 children also, and one of my
aunties had 6. So you can see why we had so much
fun on Saturday and Sunday. We grew up a clo…

Love & Prayers For Marion Jones.

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“Your honor, I absolutely realize the gravity of these offenses and I am deeply sorry,” Jones told the judge, crying as she begged not to be separated from her two young sons. One of her son is still breast feeding. She ask the judge not to separate her from them.
“I pray that you be as merciful as a human being can be.”The Judge gave Jones six months for lying about steroid use and two months — to run concurrently — for misleading federal investigators about a check fraud case involving her ex-boyfriend, former 100-metres world record holder Tim Montgomery.After hearing her punishment, Jones sobbed into the shoulder of her husband, Olympic sprinter Obadele Thompson.She has until March to turn herself over to authorities.“I truly hope that people will learn from my mistakes,” she said later in a brief statement to reporters.Jones, 32, has been stripped of the five athletics medals she won in the Sydney Olympics, three of them gold. All her performances as of September 2000 have been…

What Is Your Motives ?

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I have been studying some other passages that talk about the trap of working for riches in this world rather than focusing on treasures in Heaven. (Matthew 6:19-20 “Don’t collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, ...)Then, I ran across this verse from Ecclesiastes: "All labor and skillful work is due to a man's jealousy of his friend."

Not only are so many of us chasing the wrong goal. We are chasing it for the wrong reasons! Ecclesiastes 4:4 I saw that all labor and all skillful work is duet to a man's jealousy of his friend. This too is futile and a pursuit of the wind. [HCSB] Scripture is clear that we shouldn't focus on accumulating wealth. We are to work to take care of our families (2 Thess. 3:10). But we aren't to be overly concerned about having enough money. And we aren't to make money our m…

Are You In A Back-Slidden Condition?

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When I was a young Christian, I used to hear the word "backsliding" a lot. After a while it became almost a cliché. You know what I have noticed!I don't hear it much anymore I wonder why.

The word appears in Proverbs 14:14: "The backslider in heart will have his fill of his own ways, but a good man will be satisfied with his." It appears 9 times in Jeremiah, 3 times in Hosea, and 1 time in Zechariah.These verses give us a crystal-clear picture of the backslider.

A non-Christian cannot backslide, because they have no place to slide back FROM. The backslider is one of the Lord's people who:

Jeremiah 3:6 -- Has started loving and worshiping other gods.
Jeremiah 3:12 -- Is alienated from a positive relationship with the Lord, causing God to become angry.
Jeremiah 3:22 -- Is spiritually sick and needs to be healed.
Jeremiah 8:5 -- Clings to dishonesty, and knowingly will not confess sin or get right with God.
Jeremiah 49:4 -- Puts her trust in material wealth.
Hosea…

To Michael Vick With Love and Prayers.

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The Old Black Church would like to send our prayers and some love to Michael Vick. Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick could be getting out of federal prison and back in the NFL by the 2009-10 season after applying for a prison-monitored drug rehabilitation program done only in Leavenworth, KS.

Looking at this picture it tugs at my heart. Another black man down but not out. Just as people has prayed for my son, I can also pray for someone else. My heart hurts for my son so I know Michael Vick mother hurt for her son. It has nothing to do with money, hurt is hurt. Maybe the hurt only a mother can feel. Can we all pray in our own pray language for Mr. Vick. Do you have a problem praying for someone you don't know personal? If so Why?

My Son Is On His Way To Prision.

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Hello blog family! Well this is what happen in court today. Nothing! I don't like how this thing is going. My son says that he was given a continue. The reason that I said that is, if he get himself into anything else that will be 3 felons. They are talking about giving him some kind of probation which I am against.

My son needs drug intervention. But he will not admit that he has a problem he says that I don't know what I am talking about. My son have a drug addiction and his drug of choice is Ecstasy and Marijuana. I know this because I have been watching him when he is high. Why coming down off of Ecstasy he starts to get psychotic and then depression. He is a very mild kind of person but when he is on that stuff he becomes very mean. When he was about 15 is when he started to experiment with drugs mostly marijuana. Then I stated to have problems with his school. Every day that I would drop him off at school he would run away.

I then had to get a probation officer that …

Immaigration and Black America.

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Hello blog family! if people don't think that immigration hurts America, they need to wake up. I work at a new plant her in my city. We only have about 60,000 people in this city. This Co. moved in about a year ago. Around here most of the people who work in factors are black. This company hired mostly all blacks. The pay is good for this area. I know that they got gov. money to locate here. Now they are in the process of firing the blacks and hiring the Mexican. Some of them can not even speak English. It hurts to see whats going on to people who want to work and can't get hired for illegals. I do know people who want to work but, the only jobs are service jobs. We went back to work after the holiday break and guess what more Mexicans. We need to close that border. If Mexicans are not putting into Social Security then that is hurting the people who have put in all these years. It is nothing let for me for instance, I have already put in over 25 years will I be able to get s…

DMX Don't Play With God!

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Blog family read this article and leave me a comment. Now I am not saying that you should not make money but how far is to far. Look at the languages of DMX. The young man needs a change of heart. How can you sing about Jesus when you don't know Him. His languages says it all. If we don't want Jesus leave Him alone. We can't keep one foot in the world and think that Jesus is please. He needs to make a choice sing about a lifestyle he is familiar with.
Many of DMX's conversations with God have been a matter of public record since his career bloomed to superstar status in 1998. His catalog features nearly as many inspirational ghetto hymns — such as "Lord Give Me a Sign," "A Minute for Your Son" and "The Prayer" — as it does party anthems and street-corner knockers, and in 2006 he pondered changing his name for "spiritual reasons." But now, the Dog has decided to go in full-throttle with his first-ever gospel-rap album, which he…

My Son Fate!

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Blog family today is a hard day for me. My son with learn his fate today. I tried as a single parent and, I gave all I could but he made choices that would put him in prison. I am getting ready to go to my job. No, I will not be in that court room. My husband which is his step father will be there. I will let you all know the deal later today. Be in prayer! I will let you all know just what he did to get there. He is talking crazy. Like he has a chose to go down there are not. Like I said I will be back about 5:00 pm.

A New Generation of Christians.

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Blog family, this is some what scary. If this generation is headed down this road it seems to be way off the mark. I know that I am old school, and I know that things do change but a change like this is way out there. Read the article and leave a comment. I would love to hear from you. What do you think of this new generation of Christians?It's a new year and the church today faces a generation shifting from the conventional ways of Christianity and exploring more options to live out their faith.International youth ministry Dare 2 Share has provided a spiritual pulse of today's teens, forecasting the direction Christian teens will head this new year and the challenges they will most likely face.
1. “Go Green” will become the rallying cry for this generationToday’s teens are looking for a cause to believe in and many will be finding their cause in the Green Revolution. As the Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War became rallying cries for the younger generation in decades past, …

Wigs by Patti La Belle.

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Ladies! Patti is selling us some church wigs. Do you wear wigs and if so would you purchase one of hers. Patti is coming out with a line of wigs from the Especially Yours collection that will debut this month. Her hair never move, why? I have been looking into getting my self a wig for something different. What do you think would you buy one?
Jan. 3, 2008 — Songstress, best-selling author, cook and now fashion icon, Patti Labelle will introduce a new line of wigs in January from the Especially Yours collection of hair accessories for black women. Fans of LaBelle’s already famous hairstyles can now enjoy the same looks without expensive trips to the salon. “I’ve always wanted my own line of fabulous wigs and hair pieces. As fate would have it, Especially Yours came knocking. They’ve noticed and loved my different hairstyles over the years and were eager to develop a line of wigs and hairpieces inspired by Patti LaBelle,” she says.The line will launch with 10 styles: Ageless Beauty, …