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Dwayne's World

They say what goes around comes back around and Karma is a witch. We've all heard these sayings and have probably uttered them ourselves. But do we think of OURSELVES also when we say it? Over the past couple of months, I've had a number of people from a former employer contact...
What an incredible weekend! My dude Felix Harper put together yet another awesome sports getaway as we travelled to Nawlins to watch an amazing basketball game! It was great fun, food and fellowshipping But the best part of the trip for me was dinner Sunday evening at Morton's...
Real friends versus fake friends Saints versus "Faints" A diamond is genuine, precious and of great value because of its scarcity. A cubic zirconia looks good on the outside, but lacks the substance and fortitude of a diamond. Some may LOOK expensive and in some cases may BE a...
Bet you never heard THAT proverb! But in some instances, it's ok to quit. For instance, if you have tried your best at something and it just doesn't seem to wanna work, then QUIT.....worrying, and turn it over to God. If you've chased after someone you really like but you just...
As I was laying in bed reflecting, I began to think how the lives of some run parallel to our own....never touching or intersecting, while the lives of others are perpendicular, meaning they touch us in some way. Then it occurred to me....some lives that may run parallel to our...
I spent New Year's Eve through the 3rd in Oklahoma visiting my oldest, Dwayne II AKA "Fred" (inside joke) and 2 of my grandbabies. What an incredible time! Didn't realize just how much I missed them until I got there. It also reminded me that, no matter what I may accomplish in...
They say if you live in a glass house, you shouldn't throw stones Growing up I never gave that saying much thought....other than being a song recorded by the Temptations But as I got older and came into contact with more and more people, it became more relevant. How often have...
Why are we so resistant to change? We sometimes fight SO hard against what is meant to happen. Because of this, we sometimes stay in places (or relationships) where we are not meant to be. It can then block possibilities or delay where we SHOULD be. I recall back in 2010 I was "...
Accountability......a word we all like (when it benefits us) Every day I have the fortune of having great conversations with my CSU partner Tasia. She can be both hysterical and insightful. We're in the process of putting together a 2 day symposium for Chicago State STEM...