Happy Independence Day!

This is a special “Thank you!” to all of my readers and “Voice of My Mother” supporters. The mission is to inspire others to achieve their dreams, to promote dialogue in effecting positive change and to spread love throughout the universe. Love to ALL and Happy Independence Day! -Daphne Knox McClain

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“REPARATIONS: A Nation Divided”

A burn heals but may leave a scar. A cut is warmed by renewed skin and recovers from journeys deep and far. A broken heart mends but may leave trails of sorrow. Slavery in comparison is spoken of and remembered yet can never be repaired nor casually ignored. Pride often endures wounds untold for years [...]

“The Father in Him Guides and the Daddy in Him Loves…His Children Adore All of Him!”

On the good days, he is strong, wise, and kind. He puts God first as he leads his home. On his best days, he is loving, humorous and intelligent. He remembers his struggles and pays his debts. On the days I love him most, he listens, discusses and explains. He is a man. He is [...]

“Words to Live By”

Eighty-three years ago today, the woman who gave birth to me, raised me and taught me the power of faith in God was born into this world. Almost eight months ago, that same woman left this earth and transitioned from life, as we who remain attempt to understand but cannot in our limited, yet gifted [...]

“Today it Rained”

Today it rained. Yesterday there were cloudy skies. By Tomorrow, neither will matter because love never dies. I shutter to think of the desolate nights and sorrows you left behind. For me, your sister, they were cold and fierce, empty and void. The questions in my heart grew into three embers of light formed by [...]

“A Memorial Day Tribute to a Soldier’s Life”

A brave heart prepares a path for the weak. The soldier does not walk alone nor fear battle in the field. He and she cherish the blood bonds that unselfishly leak. With shoulders broad and some slender, days seem like months that never yield. The soldier presses forward with memories of home flowing through a [...]