The Void

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Reaching A Higher Level by Robert MontesinoLeave a Comment

The last thing I remember…screaming sirens. Wherever I am, it’s hideously dark–a black so deep, light might never have been. I find myself reaching out, hoping to break free of this crushing fist. I cannot feel myself move. I cannot feel myself at all. Am I dead? Am I nothing …

Trying to Survive

In Opinion, Reaching A Higher Level by Marelise Prinsloo JacobLeave a Comment

There is a song that goes: “And I can see you standing there, wanting more from me, but all I can do is try.” I suppose that is all most of us can say, we try, because we hope. We hope that all our efforts will one day pay off, …

Reason to Believe

In Mind, Body & Spirit, Reaching A Higher Level by Amy BlanchardLeave a Comment

I was pretty shy growing up, perhaps in part because we moved to a new state when I was 10 and I never quite got comfortable with my new classmates. From grade school I went to an all-girl’s high school followed by two years at an all-women’s college before transferring …

When Choice No Longer Becomes a Choice

In Opinion, Reaching A Higher Level by Marelise Prinsloo Jacob

Free will. It’s something we’re all supposed to have. God himself gave us this gift, or so they say. What, then, happens when others believe you are not entitled to it? You do not comprehend it and so will not be able to use it properly. So what is free …

Food for Your Brain

In Education, Reaching A Higher Level by David D. GoodLeave a Comment

Thirteen years ago I received an Associates of Arts degree from Brevard Community College. I always wanted to go further with my education, as I didn’t feel completely satisfied with the AA. But like many of you, I am not as able-bodied as some college students, so I neglected furthering …

The Happiest Place

In Reaching A Higher Level, Travel by Gregory BanksLeave a Comment

It’s funny how some things from your past can fade into oblivion, while others become shadows that dog your footsteps for the rest of your life; or how things begin to take on more significance in retrospect than they ever did at the time they occurred. My last visit to …

Goodbye Mattie

In Audacious People, Reaching A Higher Level by Dave MadsenLeave a Comment

Muscular Dystrophy claimed another life before it even really began. Mattie Stepanek a best selling author and champion for people with Muscular Dystrophy was set free of his earthly bonds yesterday at the tender age of thirteen. Mattie suffered from a rare form of the disease known as mitochondrial myopathy …