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Lyndia Grant

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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...

Fanning the Flames of the Diabetes Epidemic

This is a six-part series, published in 2003. Since its online debut, this article has...

Black Women Who Changed the World

Black Women Who Changed the World...

Life Isn't Always Fair; Our Strength Comes During Struggles

In the Bible, the book of Genesis, chapter 37, there's an interesting story about Joseph...

Congratulations, President Barack Obama

Though this column is written to say "Congratulations" to President Barack H. Obama and his...

Foundations of Great Leadership

Controlling leadership leads to ruin - pay close attention and watch those leaders who afford...

Memorial Tribute to The Honorable Barbara Lett Simmons

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!...

My Walk Down a Different Street, Part II

If you missed my column last week, I thought I'd give you the back story...

My Body Belongs to You, Lord, Use Me!

In a sermon by Jonathan McLeod, I was reminded of a message God gave me...

The 12 Things That Make Men Rich, Part 4

In this final of a four-part series, you will read about the last three of...

The 12 Things That Make Men Rich, Part 3

Over the past couple of weeks, we've been sharing the 12 Things That Make Men...

The 12 Things That Makes Men Rich

Last week, we embarked upon a four-part series to share research conducted by author Napoleon...