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Lyndia Grant

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Twelve Things That Make Men Rich (Part 5)

Fear is a stumbling block for millions because with it, you won't accomplish anything.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Twelve Things That Make Men Rich (Part 4)

Most of us are incapable of “going it alone.” Whether it’s in our careers, in our personal relationships, or in life, we all need others if we are to achieve the level of success we desire.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Twelve Things That Make Men Rich (Part 3)

In my humble opinion, without health, you cannot create anything. Health is the ultimate gift because with it, everything else is possible.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Twelve Things That Make Men Rich (Part 2)

You cannot achieve anything if you don't have faith and believe. When you walk around thinking negative thoughts, it causes you to have doubts; you feel down, not lifted up and ready to get the job done at all.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Twelve Things That Make Men Rich (Part 1)

My life changed 30 years ago because of a new book that I read.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Strength Grows from Struggles

In life's storms, we run for cover. This is a time to seek His face in surrendered devotion and prayer by shutting yourself off from others.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Shift — The Day Everything Changes!

One of my favorite authors, Wayne Dyer, made this quote famous: "Change the way you look at things, the things you look at change."

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Fear is Faith in Reverse

We are charged to not be afraid. Fear is faith in reverse. Fear opens the door to our enemy.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Applied Faith vs. Dreaming

Just think, all of us have dreams we wish we were able to obtain, however, most of us don't believe we can.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: My Interview with 'Mayor for Life' Marion Barry

In his first live public interview since being released from the hospital last week, “Mayor for Life” Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry dispelled rumors that his health is failing so fast that he might not recover during my Radio One talk show last Friday.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Water Seeks Its Own Level

With Valentine's Day only a few days away, I thought I would delve into this subject of relationships a bit.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: This is Your Season!

Stop wasting precious time watching TV, or sitting on the couch as if these hours and minutes are spare. We can't get one minute of time back.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: When God is Silent

If God can become silent on His own Son during the time He hung on the cross; , just think of the time when He is silent in our lives as a time when He is doing His perfect work.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: A Day On, Not a Day Off

The national holiday to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is approaching, a time when the country, and perhaps the world reflects on what it would be like if we would live in peace around the world, without regard to our race, color or creed.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Everything is OK

Romans 8:28 says it this way: "And we know that all things work together for good, to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose."

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Faith — See the Future in Advance

When we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change. Change your daily habits and practice seeing the future in advance.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Do All You Can, While You Can!

Are you living up to the expectations that our Heavenly Father had in mind for you?

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Because of Who You Are

Unconditional love is when you love someone, just because of who they are!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: When It's Safe to Trust

Know who you're dealing with, and pray and ask the Lord when you're unsure about who to trust.

THE RELIGION CORNER: Give Thanks Regardless

Unfortunately, the meaning of Thanksgiving is often lost. However, let me remind each of you what you should do first.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Finding Is Only For Those Who Seek

How many times have we heard this scripture "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you?"

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THE RELIGION CORNER: A Time to Give Thanks

This is a special year; one in which the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People celebrates a century of historic firsts.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Principle of Sowing and Reaping

Who we are today can be traced directly to our past.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Ending an Abusive Relationship Safely

You've got to outsmart the abuser in order to save your life!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Domestic Violence Month — The Big Secret

According to Domestic Violence Statistics, a national nonprofit organization, domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women — more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. In this column, I share yet another sad story.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Observing National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This week, I once again return to a subject that very few people like to discuss.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Domestic Violence Month — Blood Relatives

This is another series on "The Big Secret" — domestic violence — in which I penned a five-part installment earlier this year.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: My People Are Destroyed For the Lack of Knowledge, Pt. II

This week, America enters a new phase; we now have affordable health care, thanks to President Barack Obama!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: My People Are Destroyed For the Lack of Knowledge

Read, study and learn all you can so that you will know what your options are for health care for you and your family.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Work as a Team — It's Biblical

None of us are strong in every area. And that’s actually good. If you were good at everything, you wouldn't need the rest of the Body of Christ.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Fix it by Faith, Part 2

Last week, I shared with you how faith makes the difference. Though I wasn't planning to turn this topic into a series, the Lord directed my steps and inspired me to Google "Stories of Faith."

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Fix it by Faith!

Nothing happens without absolute faith!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Gray Hosts D.C. Statehood Rally at March on Washington

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington Commemorative Committee has worked diligently to ensure that this historic anniversary march, which will take place Saturday, attracts hundreds of thousands, as it did decades ago.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence — Pt. 5

Don't let another individual put you in a grave before your time.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence — Pt. 4

This week, a colleague suggested the story of Mildred Muhammad, the former wife of the D.C. sniper.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 'The Big Secret' About Domestic Violence

By special request, I've been asked to write a series of columns on the topic of domestic violence. This is a topic close to my heart, as a former victim of both verbal and physical abuse in my previous marriage of 17 years.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Gone but Never Forgotten!

There are people we meet in life who enhance our lives, and we're devastated when they leave us. One of my many mentors died June 28, and it seems unreal.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 'Nobody But God'

This week's column revolves around my friend and sorority sister the Rev. Dr. Unnia Pettus, who penned the book, "Nobody But God: A Journey of Faith from Tears to Triumph." She's releasing her second book later this year.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 'Make it Through the Night'

For the past few years, it has been one thing after another, one endless night! But better days have finally come, praise God!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Praise God, for a Blessed Health Fair!

Still I Rise

What a successful health fair, held at All Nations Baptist Church in Northeast on Saturday, June 15. All praise and honor be to God!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Prayer Request for a Successful Health Fair

June 15 is shaping up to be a very special day – my church will sponsor a health fair, and though there are many others hosting health fairs, to me, this one is extremely important for a number of reasons!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Your Body is a Temple

Take Control of Your Mind, Body & Spirit

It's time each of us regains control of our minds, bodies and spirits.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

As I celebrate the first anniversary of my radio show, titled “Think on These Things,” I can't help but consider the scripture that the Lord gave to me for the show. In Philippians, Chapter 4, beginning at Verse 8, it summaries what the radio talk show attempts to convey to listeners each week.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Who Rules Your Spirit?

Lyndia Grant to host a health fair to celebrate talk show one-year anniversary.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Watch What You Say!

Have you ever heard the expression, "A drunken man's words are a sober man's thoughts?"

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When Our Faith is Tried

Our faith is tried when we have to obey God and follow His lead when we don't understand the path.

Who Moved My Cheese?: Coping After Change

The closing verse of the Sam Cooke classic "A Change is Gonna Come" says, "There...

Pray for Those Who Spitefully Use, Persecute You

But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good...

All Nations Baptist Hosts 5th Annual Spelling Bee

The annual Black History Month Spelling Bee was held on Sunday, Feb. 24 at All...

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