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Lyndia Grant

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Clouds Couldn't Dampen Spirit of New Museum

Saturday was a very historic day for America!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Trials and Tribulations — When You Are Being Tested

Why must we face trials and tribulations and why should we be told to count them a joy? Is there a right way and a wrong way to approach trials?

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Careful, Your Thoughts May Come To Life!

When we look back over our lives, if we look very carefully, we will find out just how words come to life!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Welcome Home, Walter Fauntroy!

Please join the Fauntroy Support Group as they sponsor an exciting District-wide "Benefit" tribute to Rev. Walter Fauntroy and his wife Dorothy on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 5 p.m.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Remembering George E. Curry

I will be eternally grateful for the kindness George Curry showed me.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Faith Is the Key

This faith story is courtesy of Olympic champion Gabrielle Douglas, who won two gold medals during the 2012 Summer Olympics and a silver and gold this year in Rio.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Fitness is First Step on Path to Wellness

This is an article to jog your memory us of just how imperative it is for each of us to take care of our bodies, beginning with our diets.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Family Reunion Is Time to Clear the Air

Was your family close? Did they really love one another? Would they protect each other, never allowing someone to bother a younger sibling? That's how my family did it.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Hold On, However Dark the Night!

Scripture reminds us, if we are children of light, and the children of the day, we are not of the night, nor of darkness.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Your Body is a Temple, It Houses Your Soul!

Sound physical health is a principle that we must pay more attention to; it is self-evident and should be number one on our list of priorities.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Anchored To Hope

Hope is the anchor of our soul. Without an anchor though, you will drift away.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: We Must Apply Golden Rule to Race Relations

When we look at what is going on in America with police violence against African-Americans, police are not treating blacks the way they would want to be treated.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Negative Thoughts Grow Quickly, Like Weeds

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: When Storms Begin to Rise, Stretch Out!

When you hear devastating news about your health or a loved one, that is the time to "stretch out" and fast and pray and call on the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
I Believe I Can Fly

We must give out positive energy everywhere we go; you be that positive force from God, share His spirit with others throughout the world.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Hillary Clinton, Woman of Faith, Makes History

Hillary Clinton, women across America salute you!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Has Fate Decided Your Course of Destiny?

Please don't go along just to get along. Know what's right for yourself.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Pray First and Meditate the Vote

With the June 14 primary election for the District of Columbia almost upon us, let us consider the seriousness of every vote.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic (Conclusion)

It may not be our fault, when it is in our genes, which shows even more why early detection is important.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 5

Here is a list of complications that can occur as a result of Type 2 Diabetes: hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, heart disease, amputations, strokes, eye problems and kidney disease.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 4

All of the diseases we're plagued with today like Type 2 diabetes came along as a result of our non-exercising lifestyles and many millions who work in office jobs, sitting all day.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 3

Those of you who have followed this column faithfully will be able to witness the devastation, and you will learn how to avoid the horrors of diabetes.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic, Pt. 2

This is the second in a five-part series first published in 2003 about my mother's suffering with Type 2 diabetes.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
A Battle to Halt the Diabetes Epidemic

I noticed a fire burning in the diabetes health arena, in the African-American community in particular, and it is still burning out of control. Hopefully, this campaign will stop "fanning the flames" and put out the fire.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 
Stinking Thinking Won't Get You Ahead

In this week's column, let's take a look at how we think: our philosophy, if you will.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Remembering My Dear Grandma

As I go through my days, I think about my grandma's experiences. Whenever my ego overshadows my actual job, quietly, I align myself with my grandma's stories.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: A Mindset for Action

This week, the Lord has given me a message to share with you: A Mindset for Action!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Law of Impermanence

This week, the Lord gave me this message: Remember the law of impermanence. We are ever-changing. Nothing stays the same.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Destiny's Door — Turning Milestones into Steppingstones

The day I took that walk through Destiny's Door, trusting in God, was the first day steps were taken toward turning my dreams into reality.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: After Good Works, We Reap What We've Sown

This week, the Lord has given me a testimony for this column.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: To Find, You Must Diligently Seek

Finding is a principle reserved only for those who have worked and thus have planted, and you're now ready to reap from what you've sown.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Top Black History Group Marks 100 Years

Though Carter G. Woodson founded The Association for the Study of African American Life and History 100 years ago as the Study of Negro Life and History, on Saturday, the group — led by Sylvia Cyrus, the longest-serving executive director other than Woodson — held its 90th annual Black History Luncheon.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Black Civil War Memorial Needs Your Help

I'm asking for your support for The African-American Civil War Memorial, now a national monument maintained by The National Park Service, yet no permanent park rangers have been assigned.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: A Black History Month Salute to Lady Tramaine Hawkins

We celebrate Black History Month with this salute to the legendary Lady Tramaine Hawkins, someone who was a part of the ministry that gave yet another change to gospel music.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Iron Sharpens Iron


Such a powerful organ, our brain, is more than we can imagine. However, when we bring together other like minds, the strength of the group becomes overwhelmingly powerful.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: It Pays to Be Persistent

Many people see small problems, molehills, as a major mountain blocking their path. Only a few choose to see a mountain in their path as an opportunity to gain a broader perspective as they continue to travel along life's journey.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: When We Fail to Plan, We Plan to Fail

Every man needs a plan to get to his goal.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Thoughts and Intents of the Heart

The power of imagination is one of the greatest gifts God has given us.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Life, Death in the Power of the Tongue

Positive thoughts influence your subconscious mind, so speak in the present tense, and though you don't have what you want yet, the affirmations reprogram your thinking.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 'For We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight'

I'm pleased to share Napoleon Hill's second principle; the topic is faith.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 13 Principles to Success — #1 is Desire

The 13 Principles to success were researched and studied over a 20-year period by a man who dedicated six hours every day to reading the holy Bible and then meditated. His name was Napoleon Hill.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Leap of Faith

This purpose of this column is to encourage you to maintain your faith and go for your dreams no matter what they may be.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Thanksgiving — An Everyday Joy

This year, I'm feeling more thankful than ever before.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: 30th Anniversary of the Annual Olender Awards

For the past thirty years, Jack H. Olender, Esq. has hosted his annual Olender Foundation Awards; what a marvelous occasion!

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Value of Morning Prayer and Meditation

Enjoy the value of morning prayer and meditation — it works.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Use Your Faith to Achieve Success

It is my mission in life to share "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill with readers across America. My life was changed the day I read that book.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Brittany Foote Story: Domestic Violence Ends in Murder

Sixteen-year-old Brittany, full of life with a beautiful smile, was a friend of Tyisha Waters. Brittany was murdered this year, her body never found.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Are YOU in an Abusive Relationship?

If you answered yes to the question posed above, keep reading this column, and read it over and over again for the next few weeks.

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THE RELIGION CORNER: What Do YOU Believe?

Join the DC Belief Host Committee this week as we celebrate Oprah Winfrey's "Belief Series."

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Domestic Violence Causes Some to Snap

The purpose of this column is to show how some of us get out of domestic violence successfully while others simply snap.

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