I love you….truly I do…

Hey ya’ll, yesterday, Jan. 30, 2015, marked 39 years to the day that I woke up and found my mother dead. Usually, I would post something about that day ON the actual day. However, (God) and friends kept me so busy yesterday, I wasn’t able to stop and be sad. (Again, happy birthday Melody Shaw!)...
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Fall!….it’s okay!

“Our greatest glory consists NOT in never falling, but in rising EVERY TIME we fall.” Oliver Goldsmith (emphasis mine). With that said, I look at my life: all the bumps and hurdles, disappointments and lessons, fears and falls; and I stand tall, rear my shoulders back, raise my head high and shout to the world…..”and...
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Callin all Gang Members…

The “Youth & Gang” class I taught last year at San Diego State Univ. went so well, they’ve asked me to teach it again this semester. The panel of former gang members that spoke did an awesome job. Unfortunately, all of them are not available on the day I need. IF YOU ARE A FORMER...
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I need your prayers….

Most of ya’ll know that we are in preproduction for the movie version of my memoir: “A Piece Of Cake.” I just talked to my producer Dave. I will have big news for ya’ll around Feb/March. For now, though, I need everyone’s prayers and good thoughts. (If you ain’t for me, though, DON’T PRAY…keep it...
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Flying blind…..

“Flying blind” in life doesn’t mean closing your eyes; it means keeping them on the Lord. (Just because you can’t see where you’re going or know how you gon’ get there, doesn’t mean you stop. You let God guide lead you. (That’s the “blind” part.) But. You. Just. Keep. Moving. (that’s the “flying” part.)...
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Thank you…….just thanks…

So, I’m sitting here filling out thank you cards for my “25 Years of Elegance” Soirée. And feeling so blessed. Your friendship and love means a lot to me. I’m not just talking about personal friends (though ya’ll know who you are and I luvs ya madly). But so many of my FB friends have...
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Well…..

So, I’m like the guy who fell from a 20 story building. “How?” you ask. “Well, as he was falling, people on each floor kept hearing him say, ‘So far, so good!'” (The Magnificent Seven) Smooches & Deuces!...
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Click the link!…

Please click on the Facebook page link (here on the “links” page of my website) to view the flyer for my upcoming San Diego State class. I’ve got an AWESOME panel of former gang members who will be speaking to the class — including a former white supremacist. Please share with anyone you think would...
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