Redeeming the Time of 2009

The services, and parties are winding down. It’s time to get ready for the new year. I went over to do some dusting of my coffee table. There it was, my newly found bottle.  OK, I am not into idolatry, but what if… So I rubbed it again, and puff!  There she was again, my […]
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Your Days of Christmas

Extra Ordinary Jamaicans Gifts. Dr. Beverly Manley The Gift of Forgiveness Geoffrey Philip The Gift of Storytelling Dr. Bertram Melbourne The Gift of Compassion Aldain Rein The Drive of Entrepreneurship Grace Cameron The Endurance of Perseverance Dr. Weymouth Spence The Blessing of leadership in Higher education Michele Bailey The Embracing Gift of Diversity Marva Shand-McIntosh […]
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On the Twelfth Day Of Christmas …

On the twelfth day of Christmas an extra ordinary Jamaican gave to me: The Promise of Hope. . . Hope has several promising elements. These are: A high spirit A drive to succeed And an unrelenting optimism . This Christmas season, I wish that all Jamaicans be blessed with a heavenly hope that will fill […]
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On the Eleventh Day of Christmas…

On the eleventh day of Christmas an extra ordinary Jamaican gave to me: The belly tickling sensation of Laughter. Click now to listen  Can a laugh every day keep the heart attack away? Maybe so! It has been reported that laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect against a heart attack. Check out […]
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On the Tenth Day of Christmas…

On the tenth day of Christmas, an extra ordinary Jamaican gave to me: The bigheartedness of Generosity. Generosity is the voluntary and consistent giving of one’s time and resources to help others.  When I share my time and resources with others I feel I am accomplishing my purpose in life.  It is not an inherent […]
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On the Ninth day of Christmas…

On the ninth day of Christmas, an extra ordinary Jamaican gave to me: the grandeur of vision Vision is not only important but a necessity! Vision allows you to think big and strategically. Vision also teaches you to be patient because it takes time. Vision is what makes Dreams a reality. Vision is what makes […]
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On the Eight Day of Christmas…

On the eight day of Christmas, an extra ordinary Jamaican gave to me: The respect of listening. . Click to listen Jamaicans have always valued listening.  This is rooted in our strong oral tradition which has created good listeners of us especially in the area of story telling.  We love to listen to Anancy stories, duppy […]
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On the Seventh Day of Christmas….

On the Seventh day of Christmas, an extra ordinary Jamaican gave to me: The embracing gift of diversity. . Growing up in Jamaica I was exposed to diversity in my home, in my church and my school. My Grandmother was a great cook and her passion for cooking and love for people has impacted my […]
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