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.
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.
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.
Scripture reminds us, if we are children of light, and the children of the day, we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
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.
Hope is the anchor of our soul. Without an anchor though, you will drift away.
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.
A Baltimore Circuit Court judge dismissed the second-degree assault charge against Lt. Brian Rice, one the six officers charged in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray.
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
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.
We must give out positive energy everywhere we go; you be that positive force from God, share His spirit with others throughout the world.
Hillary Clinton, women across America salute you!
Please don't go along just to get along. Know what's right for yourself.
With the June 14 primary election for the District of Columbia almost upon us, let us consider the seriousness of every vote.
It may not be our fault, when it is in our genes, which shows even more why early detection is important.
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.
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.
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.
This is the second in a five-part series first published in 2003 about my mother's suffering with Type 2 diabetes.
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.
In this week's column, let's take a look at how we think: our philosophy, if you will.
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.
This week, the Lord has given me a message to share with you: A Mindset for Action!
This week, the Lord gave me this message: Remember the law of impermanence. We are ever-changing. Nothing stays the same.
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.
This week, the Lord has given me a testimony for this column.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Every man needs a plan to get to his goal.
The power of imagination is one of the greatest gifts God has given us.
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.
I'm pleased to share Napoleon Hill's second principle; the topic is faith.
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.
This purpose of this column is to encourage you to maintain your faith and go for your dreams no matter what they may be.
This year, I'm feeling more thankful than ever before.
For the past thirty years, Jack H. Olender, Esq. has hosted his annual Olender Foundation Awards; what a marvelous occasion!
Enjoy the value of morning prayer and meditation — it works.
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.
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.
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.
Join the DC Belief Host Committee this week as we celebrate Oprah Winfrey's "Belief Series."
The purpose of this column is to show how some of us get out of domestic violence successfully while others simply snap.
This column is written to encourage those of you who are going through some hard times right now.
The 20th anniversary of the Million Man March is fast approaching.
Thirty-one years ago, the National Congress of Black Women was organized by Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm and the Honorable Dr. C. Delores Tucker at a time when women were not represented well in the political process.
The White Dress Project Fights for National Fibroid Awareness Month
Founded in Atlanta, The White Dress Project will host a Congressional Black Caucus reception this year here in Washington to galvanize support and promote national awareness about the fibroid epidemic.