Home Columns Real Help for Real Living

Real Help for Real Living

    I thought I Was MacGyver When The Cell Phone Went Dead, Part 1

    CHARLOTTE - The best two days of boat ownership are the day you buy it and the day you sell it. Wanting to avoid...

    The Answer Was Right In Front of Me, Part 2

    CHARLOTTE - Many people said it is a great refrigerator except that it has this design flaw. Defrost didn’t work. Ice formed under the...

    The Answer was Right in Front of Me- Part 1

    CHARLOTTE - Several years ago, my sister bought a house that came with stainless steel appliances. The stove, refrigerator, and microwave all matched. In...

    Where Were You On 9/11?

    CHARLOTTE - I was on Park Road, returning from a meeting with the Board Chair of the Charlotte Rescue Mission. I had just traveled...

    I Can’t Believe I Said That, Part 2

    Charlotte, NC - God is also not aggressive. He doesn’t attack him as in a “Win/Lose” scenario. He doesn’t scream at him.Rather, God is...

    I Can’t Believe I Said That- Part 1

    Charlotte, NC - Did you ever have a really bad day? I wasn’t having a bad day. Stretch that thirty times. I was having...

    I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 2

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Then I didn’t see him anymore. I was concerned. Was he dead? The nature of addiction is that it is fatal....

    I Gave him Something Better than $5, I Gave him… Part 1

    CHARLOTTE, NC - I’m often asked, “Should I give money to someone who is panhandling?” No one wants another person to suffer. As a...

    My new Favorite Place to Pray is the Pasta Aisle at my Grocery Store

    CHARLOTTE, NC - When I attempt to pray while kneeling alongside my bed, I fall asleep. Not just a quiet sleep, but full-blown deep...

    We Were Given a New Commandment

    After the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, I met with the black female staff of the Charlotte Rescue Mission women's division Dove’s Nest to...

    Upcoming Events

    Latest articles

    Bulldogs Defeat Patriots 42-13 At The Dawg Pound

    MINT HILL, NC - The Independence Patriots were able to play competitive football for the first half with the Southwest 4A Conference Champions on...

    Player Of The Week Xavion Brower

    MINT HILL, NC - The Butler Bulldog QB ended the regular season with a huge game to defeat arch rival Independence 42-13. The senior...

    Insurance Should I or Not- Part 5

    CHARLOTTE -C/ Accidental Death and Dismemberment; This is a very limited policy that pays a stated amount if you die, or suffers a dismemberment...

    The Unique 2022 Tax Season

    CHARLOTTE - Hey Tax Payer.  We are now in the Last Quarter of 2021. The time is now to start preparing yourself and or...

    Athletes Of The Week

    Independence PatriotsFootball: Cameron Kromah - Indy's senior QB had a solid performance in his final game. He unofficially accumulated 105 yards in passing yardage and...

    Featured articles

    Bulldogs Defeat Patriots 42-13 At The Dawg Pound

    MINT HILL, NC - The Independence Patriots were able to play competitive football for the first half with the Southwest 4A Conference Champions on...

    Player Of The Week Xavion Brower

    MINT HILL, NC - The Butler Bulldog QB ended the regular season with a huge game to defeat arch rival Independence 42-13. The senior...

    Athletes Of The Week

    Independence PatriotsFootball: Cameron Kromah - Indy's senior QB had a solid performance in his final game. He unofficially accumulated 105 yards in passing yardage and...

    North Carolina Family Wins Magical Charmed Playhouse from Kinder Joy & Barbie

    The Emery family (based in Charlotte, NC) were randomly selected as part of sweepstakes to receive a career-themed DJ playhouse to celebrate Kinder Joy’s...

    Newly Opened Mint Hill Orthodontics Is Bringing Perfect Grins To Our Community

    MINT HILL, NC - While crooked teeth are endearing on the jack-o-lanterns you’ll see dotting front porches around Mint Hill during this time of...