TRAIN OF LIFE…

Some folks ride the train of life Looking out the rear, Watching miles of life roll by, And marking every year. They sit in sad remembrance, Of wasted days gone by, And curse their life for what it was, And hang their head and cry. But I don’t concern myself with that, I took a…

RESENMENT: DEMOLISHING ANGER’S WALLS

Anger, when channeled into the pursuit of change, can be a useful tool in our emotional palette. Anger is experienced by most people, some more than others. It is when anger has no outlet and morphs into resentment that it carries with it the potential to cause great turmoil. Allowing us to assign blame for…

THE TEAR…

When Friendship or Love Our sympathies move; When Truth, in a glance, should appear, The lips may beguile, With a dimple or smile, But the test of affection’s a Tear Too oft is a smile But the hypocrite’s wile, To mask detestation, or fear; Give me the soft sigh, Whilst the soul telling eye Is…

NATIONAL H. I. V. TESTING DAY

KEEP THE PROMISE On this day, HIV testing sites and AIDS service providers around the globe will participate in events for National HIV Testing Day. These activities will include health fairs, community education, special events, and extended testing hours. National HIV Testing Day is critical to the fight against HIV/AIDS because it presents an opportunity…

WOMEN: BECOMING THEIR OWN ROLE MODELS

As women embrace the fullness of who they are as individuals, they may find themselves supporting other women, helping others to reach the level of inner comfort and outer freedom that they themselves have found. Among those who are less sure of themselves and their place in the world, it may be more common to…

5 SIGNS HE IS CHEATING:

A cheating man can cause tension in any relationship. Everyone hopes their partnership is built on trust, but what happens when that bond is broken and you suspect your boyfriend is cheating? Here are a few signs: Suspicious Computer Activity – These days, it’s easy to meet men in chat rooms, forums or on instant…

H. I. V. ~ A. I. D. S. & THE INTIMATE CONNECTION

Life is meant to be shared with someone you love. But the first step in love is dating to find that special someone. Nonetheless, WE SAME-GENDER-LOVING MEN are at a disproportionately high risk for HIV infection and finding LOVE in these times are risky and difficult. It’s alarming to say the least but statistic show…

WHAT WE SEE…JUDGING OTHERS

Though it is human to evaluate people we encounter based on first impressions, the conclusions we come to are seldom unaffected by our own fears and our own preconceptions. Additionally, our judgments are frequently incomplete. For example, wealth can seem like proof that an individual is spoiled, and poverty can be seen as a signifier…

BE FOR SOMETHING…

As human beings, we cannot help but be subject to our preferences. However, we do have control over the manner in which these manifest themselves in our lives. Every value we hold dear is an expression of either support or opposition, and it is our perspective that determines whether we are for something or against…