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Remembering our Veterans this Memorial Day

By Ralphine Major The holiday marks a time to honor those who have died serving their country.  A brief look back reminds us of veterans we have lost, though none…

Sheree’s Mother

By Ralphine Major She does not live in our community anymore, but I see her more often than some who do.  Labor Day Weekend, I saw her at the neighborhood…

May: A Time for Celebrating our Mothers

Like the beautiful Iris, they stand tall and proud.  They are our mothers. They care for their children and families, offer encouragement and praise, and often read stories to a…

The Sixth Starter (Part III)

By Ralphine Major Butler has been a prominent name in the Gibbs Community for many years.  Their name was associated with a landmark of the community. The sixth starter’s father,…

‘A God-called leader must learn before he can lead’ (Part 3)

By Ralphine Major The Memphis native who is an avid Elvis fan, once wore long hair, and still plays the guitar does not seem like a description of someone who…

‘A God-called leader must learn before he can lead’

By Ralphine Major “Take time to pray; study and meditate; crave the things of God.” This is one of the key concepts in Dr. Mike Boyd’s book, “Principles of Preaching,…

‘A God-called leader must learn before he can lead’

By Ralphine Major It is designed to “move the truths of God’s word from the Heart of Heaven to the hearts of humans.”  Mike Boyd’s “Principles of Preaching” was written…

New Hope Christian School: A ‘God-initiated’ place of learning

By Ralphine Major “and these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when…

The Sixth Starter (Part II)

By Ralphine Major The coach often held No. 10 in reserve and called on him and his swift ball-handling skills to bail the Eagles out of trouble against the press. …

The Sixth Starter

By Ralphine Major “Before someone says, ‘you can’t have six starters in basketball,’ I want to emphasize that you can have as many starters as you want to,” Bob Dagley…