Friday, May 22, 2015
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“Love Comes With A Cost”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 21 May 2015
For those of you that follow me through my column and various social media outlets, you know I just returned from a heart touching and life changing pilgrimage to Israel and the Holy Land.  I planned ... read more >>
“Where Do We Go From Here”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 14 May 2015
              My heart continues to be heavy with all of the pain from what is happening in the world today.  As I sit and ponder the situation with young Black men being hurt or murdered it troubles ... read more >>
“Mothers Are Weeping Everywhere”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 07 May 2015
         As far back as one can remember mothers have wept for their children.  There is an old saying that parents should not bury their children and we believe it is not the natural order of things. ... read more >>
The Amazing Grace of Wendy Raquel Robinson
Written by DR. Valerie Wardlaw Contributing Writer 30 April 2015
Amazing Grace Conservatory to Perform Sisters Act too! May 16th & 17th         On any given Saturday you can find actress Wendy Raquel Robinson at the Amazing Grace Conservatory (AGC) surrounded ... read more >>
“A Pilgrimage to Israel”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 30 April 2015
My life’s work centers around helping people and sharing how they can learn to forgive with the hope of experiencing a better and happier life.  In the quest to fulfill this calling, I open myself ... read more >>
“April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 23 April 2015
    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and all of us have a responsibility to do our part to bring this problem to light.  We must put the issue on the table for what it is.  Research shows ... read more >>
“#WeAreSTRONG #WeAreWOMEN #WeAreLA”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 16 April 2015
The mission of Forgiving For Living is to help women and girls believe in themselves no matter what life has thrown their way.  We believe it is important to build strong character and to build up one’s ... read more >>
“A Time of Deliverance, Hope & Forgiveness”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 03 April 2015
I truly love this time of year.  Everything seems to come alive!  The sun comes out, pastels are the color of the day, and we all seem to have a little more pep in our step.  Spring represents a time ... read more >>
Ms. Hattie We Hear You!
Written by WendyGladney Dean 25 March 2015
                As we continue to honor women this month, I am fascinated by the life of actress Hattie McDaniel.  She was born around the turn of the century in 1895 and lived less than 60 ... read more >>
“To Achieve Positive Results Collaboration Is A Must!”
Written by Wendy Gladney Dean 19 March 2015
                 Over the years I’ve learned in order to really make a good impact on the lives of people we serve, it is important to have key and positive collaborations.  Forgiving For ... read more >>
How Many Ripples Will You Leave Across The Ocean of Life?
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 March 2015
    Mother Teresa once said, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.”  Globally, I believe women cast many stones that not only create ... read more >>
“Is It Really Just Black or White?”
Written by wendyGladney Dean 26 February 2015
I recently went to see the movie starring Kevin Costner, Academy Award Winner Octavia Spencer, and Jillian Estell about a young biracial girl who is being raised by her maternal (white) grandfather and ... read more >>
“Are You Process Oriented or Outcome Focused?”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 19 February 2015
Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.  The process never ends until we die.  And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.”  ... read more >>
Let’s Talk Hair: Hair Factory’s New York Remi Wave Review
Written by Nicole Williams, Staff Writer 13 February 2015
(Photo By: Nicole Williams) Product:  Hair Factory’s New York Remi Wave hair extensions, 18-inch Company: Hair Factory Location: Easthampton, Massachusetts/Online Website: www.hairfactory.com From ... read more >>
“How Do You Mend a Broken Heart”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 February 2015
    We often hear people say it is important to protect your heart.  This statement is true both literally and figuratively.  When we think of the word heart many things come to mind.   This time ... read more >>
“Does Your Life Speak of Love & Service”
Written by WEndyGladney Dean 30 January 2015
This past weekend I attended the home going service of a dear friend Dr. Carol Spellen.  I’ve had the honor and privilege of knowing Carol for close to a decade through another dear friend, sister ... read more >>
“A Mentor Can Come in Many Ways”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 23 January 2015
    January is National Mentoring Month.  As the Founder and President of Forgiving For Living, Inc., it has always been my goal to have mentoring as a key component to the work we do.  Our mission ... read more >>
“Keeping Our Eye on the Prize Can Be Difficult When We Don’t Know What the Prize is?”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 15 January 2015
    The precipice of where we stand to today is critical.  We are currently at the intersection of how our society will be judged in years to come.  We are told that we live in a great nation, if ... read more >>
“Vision Boards: If You Can See It You Can Achieve It!”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 08 January 2015
  Last week I talked about the importance of having a plan going into 2015.  This week I will share how to take a plan and put it in a format that makes it easy for us to visualize what we hope and ... read more >>
“Do You Have A Plan?”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 01 January 2015
    “Happy New Year!”  This time of year makes most of us look at what we accomplished over the past twelve months and assess what our goals are going to be in the year to come. If you are active ... read more >>
“We All Want Joy, Healing & Peace On Earth!”
Written by WendyGladney Dean 24 December 2014
    Merry CHRISTmas!  This is the time of year our home celebrates the birth of Jesus.  Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and other special celebrations also take place during this season.  No matter what faith ... read more >>
Wendy's Window
Written by WendyGladney Dean 12 December 2014
I come from the generation that watched Dr. Cliff Huxtable, aka William “Bill” Henry Cosby, on television and thought he was the perfect father and family man.  The problem is that was just an image.  ... read more >>
Simply Eartha
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 02 January 2014
Kitt Shapiro says about her mother, Eartha Kitt and Simply Eartha: “The story is my connection to my mother and… how I was brought up.” “I was blessed to be her only child,” said Shapiro. ... read more >>
Higher Scents For A Higher Mind & Body
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 20 December 2013
Hyacinth McLeod, Higher Scents Fragrance Oils Among some of the fragrances at Higher Scents Fragrance Oils are Amarige, Fifth Ave, Magie Noir, Tiffany, Volupte and White Shoulders. Body oils guaranteed ... read more >>
‘Pinot in the City’ brings Oregon Wine Country to Los Angeles
Written by Shonassee Shaver Sentinel Contributing Writer generalinfor@lasentinel.net 11 September 2013
The Willamette Winery presents 66 Willamette Valley wineries in the City of Los Angles. The Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA) brings their best wine to Los Angeles for the first time ... read more >>

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Mon May 25 11:00AM -
67th Annual Memorial Day Service
Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash