Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Politics

Welcoming Immigrants Keeps The United States Of America Great. Welcoming Immigrants Keeps The United States Of America Great.

(Akiit.com) President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make America great again. Yet, for all of his rhetoric, he seems to have forgotten the... 


Donald Trump’s Lies!! Donald Trump’s Lies!!

(Akiit.com) I’m a product of the “Southern Experience.” Many of my views are shaped by the “mother wit” and logic learned growing up there.... 


2017: Tell-Tale Signs You Have “Decision Fatigue” and What to Do About It. 2017: Tell-Tale Signs You Have “Decision Fatigue” and What to Do About It.

(Akiit.com) Do you ever feel drained by the very thought of making another decision? There’s a name for the depletion of energy that comes from weighing... 


Black People, When Will We Learn? Black People, When Will We Learn?

(Akiit.com) A recent study on wealth was conducted by Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede and Tom Shapiro.  The study did a comparison of Black... 


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Religion

Gods Name & America’s Victory. Gods Name & America’s Victory.

(Akiit.com) With the inauguration of Donald Trump as our 45th president upon us, all the usual suspects from the militant atheist crowd have been trying... 


Christian values in America. Christian values in America.

(Akiit.com) Actress Meryl Streep’s political diatribe at the Golden Globes awards isn’t the only surprise attention-getting provocation from the event.... 


My fellow Christians. My fellow Christians.

(Akiit.com) As we take a deep breath and step into a new week, I would love to address the pain I feel not just for the country I live in, but for the... 


Bringing Your Church Into The Modern Age. Bringing Your Church Into The Modern Age.

(Akiit.com) So, you’re the organizer of a weekly religious gathering, which you love and enjoy. But, the building you’re preaching in is frightfully... 


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News

Welcoming Immigrants Keeps The United States Of America Great. Welcoming Immigrants Keeps The United States Of America Great.

(Akiit.com) President Donald Trump was elected on his pledge to make America great again. Yet, for all of his rhetoric, he seems to have forgotten the men and women, from every corner of the globe, who have worked so hard to build the great country we see today. President Trump leads a nation of immigrants, yet part of his plan involves suspending our country’s refugee program and barring immigrants... [Read more of this review]


Six Signs You Have an Unhealthy Sense of Responsibility. Six Signs You Have an Unhealthy Sense of Responsibility.

(Akiit.com) Taking responsibility is the hallmark of a successful leader. Whether managing people, managing a workload, or managing a household, not much gets done if you don’t take ownership of the tasks that need to get done day to day. But what happens when you don’t just take responsibility for your tasks, but for other people’s as well? It’s called over-responsibility, and it just might... [Read more of this review]


Donald Trump’s Lies!! Donald Trump’s Lies!!

(Akiit.com) I’m a product of the “Southern Experience.” Many of my views are shaped by the “mother wit” and logic learned growing up there. There’s something unique to the down-to-Earth “common sense” of the “Old Folks” as they reckoned with and evaluated their circumstance and environment. One of the frequently repeated axioms I distinctly remember goes like this: “If you lie,... [Read more of this review]


2017: Tell-Tale Signs You Have “Decision Fatigue” and What to Do About It. 2017: Tell-Tale Signs You Have “Decision Fatigue” and What to Do About It.

(Akiit.com) Do you ever feel drained by the very thought of making another decision? There’s a name for the depletion of energy that comes from weighing and making constant decisions: Decision fatigue. It can be caused by having a lot of responsibilities and a lot of opportunities. “Do I take the job offer, or stay put? It can also be caused by having a lack of resources, which forces you to carefully... [Read more of this review]


Black People, When Will We Learn? Black People, When Will We Learn?

(Akiit.com) A recent study on wealth was conducted by Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede and Tom Shapiro.  The study did a comparison of Black and White wealth and Latino and White wealth.  In our community, we have been consumed with racial inequities, voter suppression, health care, unjustified police shootings and racial bias in our criminal justice system. We’ve been concerned about... [Read more of this review]


Why O.J.  Simpson Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters. Why O.J. Simpson Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters.

(Akiit.com) O.J. Simpson won’t go away. I posed the question on my Facebook page “Should O.J. be paroled? It drew an avalanche of responses. Even while respondents hotly protested they didn’t care, they still debated, raged, and fumed on the page about him. He still touches a sore nerve. There is, and never will be, any proof that Simpson is really serving a 9 to 33- year sentence, not for robbery,... [Read more of this review]


Black Homeownership Declines In Major Cities. Black Homeownership Declines In Major Cities.

(Akiit.com) For the 12th consecutive year, America’s national homeownership rate has declined, according Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS)’ annual report, “State of the Nation’s Housing 2017.” This year’s report also found these declines vary by race and ethnicity. As some might expect, the steepest homeownership decline occurred in Black communities, where... [Read more of this review]


English Language Is American. English Language Is American.

(Akiit.com) Over the past three hundred years, when foreigners contemplated immigrating to the United States, foremost in their minds was that they wanted to become Americans; sure they wanted better lives; they wanted to attend our universities; some fled oppression in their own countries, but becoming an American was the prime motivating factor in their decision to come to the United States. It was... [Read more of this review]


Slavery In Ancient Times. Slavery In Ancient Times.

(Akiit.com) Too many people believe that slavery is a “peculiar institution.” That’s what Kenneth Stampp called slavery in his book, “Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South.” But slavery is by no means peculiar, odd or unusual. It was common among ancient peoples such as the Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, Hittites, Greeks, Persians, Armenians and many... [Read more of this review]


Liberals & Americans Don’t Mix. Liberals & Americans Don’t Mix.

(Akiit.com) Recently, Gallup published the results of its annual Values and Beliefs poll. The headline of the report speaks for itself: “Americans Hold Record Liberal Views on Most Moral Issues.” Gallup has been doing this poll since 2001, and the change in public opinion on the moral issues surveyed has been in one direction — more liberal. Of 19 issues surveyed in this latest poll,... [Read more of this review]


Three Signs You Have Goal Fatigue. Three Signs You Have Goal Fatigue.

(Akiit.com) When I first heard the phrase, it resonated immediately: Goal fatigue. It occurs when we either have too many goals at once, or when we don’t replenish our energy between goals. It will sabotage your best efforts, steal your joy and leave you confused about why you no longer feel motivated to go for what you want. Do you have goal fatigue? Here are three signs and some advice about what... [Read more of this review]


Seven Coaching Questions to Boost Your Chance of Achieving ANY Goal. Seven Coaching Questions to Boost Your Chance of Achieving ANY Goal.

(Akiit.com) We are halfway through the year already and it is a perfect time to check in on your goals and make adjustments that can empower you to make this year an especially powerful one. By asking the right questions, you can coach yourself. These seven questions, based on research from the field of applied positive psychology, will help you set the right goal and troubleshoot your challenges... [Read more of this review]


Checklists for Lawyers. Checklists for Lawyers.

(Akiit.com) Since the act of law can be so troublesome, why not execute a methodology that will undoubtedly make things less demanding and result in fewer mix-ups? You can do this by utilizing checklists to systemize your law rehearse and to guarantee getting extraordinary, reliable outcomes. Checklists are the preparation for a great, well-run hone that is without botch and less upsetting. Set up... [Read more of this review]


Pre-Existing Conditions 101. Pre-Existing Conditions 101.

(Akiit.com) As Trumpcare continues its way through the legislative process, there’s a lot of worry and concern about what is going to constitute a “pre-existing condition”. Given the fact very little is known about the AHCA, it’s difficult to be sure just how justified this concern is. There is a general consensus, however, that people with pre-existing conditions will see an impact on the... [Read more of this review]


NAACP New Direction in 2017. NAACP New Direction in 2017.

(Akiit.com) Black people have fared best when our collective interests and goals are held paramount.  We’ve made the greatest headway when our assumed leaders are guided by principles of self-sacrifice above self-aggrandizement.  I pray that we have the wisdom to remember and embrace these lessons learned “over a way that with tears has been watered…through the blood of the slaughtered.” Since... [Read more of this review]


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