Keep Hope Alive

Keep Hope Alive Written by: Charneise Alston, M.Ed Martin Luther King Jr. has greatly influenced and inspired my life since I was a young child. As an elementary school student, I became well versed about his contributions to society. Growing up, my parents could easily find me in my bedroom memorizing his speeches and intently […]

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Turning the Page: Next Chapter

Turning the Page: Next Chapter Written by: Charneise Alston, M.Ed Today is January 14th, which marks another successful revolution around the sun. Yes, on this day I celebrate my birth and the precious gift of life.  Birthdays are exciting to me for various reasons but mainly because it is a gracious reminder of our purpose. […]

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Unpacking 2018

Unpacking 2018 Written by: Charneise Alston, M.Ed Today marks the final calendar day in the year 2018. Wow! Is it just me or did this year rapidly fly by faster than usual? Well, before we move into a new year, I would like to suggest a somewhat odd concept. Let’s unpack before the move. Huh? […]

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Thanksliving

Thanksliving Written by: Charneise Alston, M.Ed   As a child, Thanksgiving was my favorite holiday because what could possibly be better than a holiday based on gratitude and eating? As a family oriented young girl, this special time of the year allowed for me to eat until my heart’s content, have meaningful dialogue, and share memorable […]

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At War With Self

At War With Self Written by: Charneise Alston, M.Ed Today, our nation honors all of the brave soldiers who have served in the armed forces in hopes to protect our country. Your selfless act of service required a personal sacrifice that is forever honorable. Your ability to override fear, leave loved ones behind, discipline your […]

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