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Dwayne's World

How big is your footprint? No, I'm not asking what size shoe you wear. I'm asking about your footprint...the impact (good or bad, but preferably good) you've made in someone's life.... Also, don't confuse a memory with a footprint. That delicious meal you had on Thanksgiving......
Sitting here thinking about this play called Life. From it's opening act until the final curtain call, its a tumultuous story filled with highs, lows, plot twists, laughs and tears. Although you are the star of your own play, it's not a one (wo)man show. There are co-stars,...
Have you ever lost yourself? No, I don't mean get lost searching for a location. I mean have you ever become someone you didn't recognize? Do or say things very uncommon of your "normal" self? Sometimes we become blinded by the light of something or someone to the point where we...
What goes around comes back around You reap what you sow An eye for an eye ... Why are some of the most memorable sayings about getting back at someone? To err is human, to forgive divine Turn the other cheek Forgive and forget What about these sayings regarding forgiveness? Why...
Had a very nice talk with a buddy who has an unconventional way of thinking. I like that about him. He often helps me see things in a light from which I’d probably NEVER see them. I love having people in my circle like that. The world is so big and the possibilities so endless...
Malcolm X once said, “If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.” I think this is SO true. But the sad thing is often people (who don’t know the full story) mistake your standing for something as “having a bad attitude”, or “being bitter”. Those who REALLY know...
No matter how many years you live, life is short. We often spend too much time worrying about the wrong things....sometimes things that are totally out of our control. Now don't get me wrong, I'm not advocating ignoring things that concern you. What I'm saying is if something...
Never let someone else's opinion of you define who you are. I recall growing up on the Westside in a one parent household. Being the only male (and the youngest) in a home full of women, many people wrote me off at a young age. I even recall when in high school hearing my then...
Have you ever received (or given) either of these pieces of advice to someone? If you're like me, you battle with the concept of both. The forgive part is indisputable....but should we or should we not forget what caused the need for forgiveness in the 1st place?? Some say...