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Marvelous Marbella, Spain!

By Dee Dixon To See All of the Marvelous Marbella, Spain Photo’s Click “Here” When my brother, Lloyd, and his fiancé, Cheryl Randle, invited me to join them at their time-share in Marbella, Spain, I did not hesitate, especially when Cheryl found round-trip tickets from JFK for $450!…

A South Carolina Vacation Leads to Self-Discovery

By Lashawnda K. Becoats I love to read but never thought a book about slavery would lead me on an unexpected journey of self-discovery. It all started after I began reading Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad”. The book chronicles the journey of a young slave girl named Cora, who escapes from her plantation in Georgia onto a real train that runs underground through the South towards freedom.…

All the Way to Siberia and Back

By Dee Dixon What an awesome experience! What a great mission! What an extraordinary team! I attend Central Church of God in Charlotte, which sends mission teams all over the world. When the opportunity to go to Siberia was announced, I responded to a “still, small voice” and signed up, not realizing the profound impact this journey would have on me spiritually. …

It’s OK to Travel Alone

By Lashawnda Becoats This year, I went to Amsterdam to see the world-famous rainbow-colored tulips at Keukenhof Gardens. They were everything I imagined. I loved Amsterdam, but Brussels was the star of this story. There would be no story if two of my girlfriends hadn’t backed out on our planned trip to Jamaica more than a decade ago.…