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Kobe Bryant: ‘God is great! It don’t get no simpler than that, bro!’
January 29, 2020
In the aftermath of the tragic accident on Sunday, Jan. 26 – where basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash – there have been many somber and celebratory tributes in Los Angeles and around the world. ... read more »
Reflection: MLK Lived and Died for Justice
January 15, 2020
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated during the tumultuous 1960s. He lived for justice and died for justice. In his 1963 “I Have A Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, ... read more »
2020 Vision: Fear Not!
January 2, 2020
When I was about three or four-years-old, we lived on Goddard Road, on the north end of Detroit. We had two apple trees and a grapevine in the backyard, ... read more »
Words of the Week – The Wedding Dress
August 14, 2019
Are you a creative person? If so, then you know the creation process of making something from nothing. As a writer, I brood over a blank page to find the right words to bring a meaningful thought or idea to fruition. ... read more »
Words of the Week – When God Winks!
May 1, 2019
We sometimes talk about, or hear people say how back in the day we used to do this, do that, be this way or that way. ... read more »
Reflection: The Good, They Do Die Young!
April 3, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King Died 51 Years Ago. Nipsey Hussle died March 31, 2019. This morning when I got to work, a conversation ensued about the murder of rapper Nipsey Hussle on March 31. ... read more »
Words of the Week – Preventing Identity Theft (A Reminder)
March 13, 2019
Jesus! There is so much identity theft taking place these days. According to two recent studies, about seven million people became victims of identity theft over a 12-month period. ... read more »
Dr. King, Northridge Quake and Current Times
January 16, 2019
  It was early morning January 17, 1994 when California’s Northridge earthquake struck, killing more than 60, and injuring more than 9,000. Damage was widespread.   ... read more »
Words of the Week – Did Joseph Doubt His Father Jacob’s Motives?
November 28, 2018
It’s human nature when something bad happens to us, to put the blame on something or someone beside ourselves. The pronouns “he,” “she” or “they” become the objects of our source of disappointment, ... read more »
Words of the Week – What is a House?
July 4, 2018
When a house is not your home! What house do you love more than the House of God? Is it the house of your job; money; ... read more »
Buford’s ‘Book to the Future’ Offers Inspiring Faith and Historical Reflections
June 6, 2018
New release by L.A. author explores how your actions today affect tomorrow As if he’s not busy enough as a journalist, singer and songwriter, Larry Buford has found time to release “Book to the Future – Time Travel Message in a Capsule.” Sub-titled as “A Historical and Faith-Based Account of How What We Do Today Will Affect Tomorrow,” the tome features Buford’s published columns and reviews on a wide range of subjects. ... read more »
Words of the Week – The Touchstone
May 16, 2018
According to the Bible, God knew us before the foundations of the earth. Now imagine if you will – you were in Heaven, and God said, ... read more »
MLK: He Lived and Died for Justice
January 10, 2018
This is the 50th year since the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated during the tumultuous 1960’s. He lived for justice and died for justice. ... read more »
Words of the Week – The Reason for the Season
December 20, 2017
  This season, sisters and brothers, is not just one of fun, food and fellowship. It is not just one of parties, gifts, and toys. This season is the season of great joy. ... read more »
L.A. Memorial Slated for Motown Legend Bobby Taylor
September 21, 2017
Taylor died Saturday morning, July 22, 2017, at a hospital in Hong Kong, where he’d been living for the last several years. ... read more »
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