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    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “We've got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn't matter with me now, because I've been to the mountaintop. And I don't mind… And He's allowed me...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “As the church, we are in community together trying to fulfill this Great Commission that Jesus left us with. As we gently press into each other, we form one united thing, His church. As...

    Living For The Weekend

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Back when I was a child before life removed all the innocence, my father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me…And I knew for sure I was loved. If I...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Try to remember the kind of September when life was slow and oh so mellow. Try to remember the kind of September when grass was green and grain so yellow. Try to remember the...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Enjoy your freedom but hear this from me; it cost you nothing, but it wasn’t free. For your peace of mind, safety and slumber, prices were paid that no one can number. There were...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Oh, hmm where are you summer why can’t I feel you why have you gone away where is the hot sun that used to warm me why can’t I feel it today? My world...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Johnny Taylor, still the favorite and Bobby Blue Bland still the blues, 5 dollars you got to pay, just a jukebox and no DJ. The smaller the club,...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet....

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or, fester like a sore, and then run? Does it stink like rotten meat/ Or, crust and sugar...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Beans and Cornbread had a fight. Beans knocked Cornbread outta sight. Cornbread said, ‘Now that’s alright, meet me on the corner tomorrow night.’ I’ll be ready, I’ll be ready tomorrow night. That’s what Beans...

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