Give God a Second Chance

Every Sunday afternoon, I go over to the Beloved Community Church building, unload my boxes of church from my car, and begin the process of setting up for the next meeting of the Magic City Spiritual Community. It’s a stark contrast to my time at Unity of Birmingham – there’s no Sunday school meeting or band rehearsing. I open the door and race to the burglar alarm to make sure I don’t set it off by accident. The morning church normally doesn’t set it when they leave, knowing

You Can Start Over Anytime

Ernestine Shepherd was 56 when she started exercising for the first time IN HER LIFE. Encouraged to pursue physical fitness by her sister Violet, who was afraid that Ernestine’s love of cake and other junk food would spell a premature death, she began a workout regimen that has evolved into a 10-mile daily walk, followed by hours of weight-lifting. In 2010, she was named the world’s oldest bodybuilder; she continues to train to run half marathons. (Read more about this amazin