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3 Ways to Positively Impact Your Life

By Eddie D. Love Remember the R&B group Midnight Star? They had a string of hits in the 80’s, one of them being “Midas touch.” I was a young boy when I first heard the song on the radio. I remember thinking, who the heck is Midas and how can he turn something into gold by touching it?…

Eat Right for Healthy Sight

By Paula Newsome The start of a new year signals the grace of do-overs and fresh starts. Now is the perfect time to get the family back on track with proper nutrition for a lifetime of good vision. Our sight is one of the body’s five senses, and being able to see well is critical to taking in information.…

One Hard Lesson

In my 20s, buying Coach handbags, Nine West shoes and Bulova watches made me happy. I had to be the first woman in my crew with the latest trend. When I was happy, I shopped. When I wasn’t happy, I shopped.…

Lessons From My Mother

By Christina Christian My mother use to say “You must do better than I did.” As I reflect on my mother’s use of this expression, it was evident that the pain and struggle of her own experience was one that she did not want her children to know.…

Dad’s Hunting Sparks Medical Career

By Dr. Paula Newsome My dad was an avid hunter, but he would not take me hunting because I was a girl. Our bonding time involved me helping him clean his catch. While we eviscerated squirrels and rabbits, I became fascinated with cleaning the animals and learning the parts of the animals.…