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LOVE to PERSEVERE

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It’s been a busy year. I’m grateful to God for continuing to see me through and give me strength to persevere. It is most powerful to ‘keep on moving,’ as Soul to Soul sang; ‘don’t stop.’ I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13. My mom, Judy Lewis uses that scripture as a focus of light for Kids Are People Too!-A talent showcase for children that she resurrected yesterday after over twenty years. I participated as a child and won a segment as well. The judges voted for me because they felt I was really the best!  (Pic-Mrs. Judy Lewis) Kids Are People Too has become the pre-show to the foundational event, S.M.I.L.E, presented by Rapha Evangelistic Worship Center/REWC by Visionary, Founder, Artist,- Senior Pastor Michael Turner Lewis/ Mekhi El’. S.M.I.L.E. is an acronym for So Much Inspiration Love and Empowerment. (Pic-Pastor Mike/Mekhi El&…

Ripples of Inspirational Homage

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Hello World, Bonjour! I finally got to stop in and experience the unique new Nouvelle Vague Coffee-Shop in my neighboorhood. While the owner, Valerie Vidal brewed my hot chocolate and warmed my almond spinach quiche, I found the above picture quote in the restroom. ~Inspiration can come from many places. :)~ Melanie Lewis at Nouvelle Vague Coffee-Shop (Ms. Vidal was camera shy) :) Ms. Vidal is from Paris, France and used to work as a graphic artist in the movie industry. The name of her shop and collague inspired walls are an homage to the New Wave French Film Movement La Nouvelle Vague of the late 1950's -60's. Jean-Luc Godard was one of the renowned artists of that era who, according to wikipedia critized mainstream cinema's "Tradition of Quality", which "emphasized craft over innovation, privileged established directors over new directors, and preferred the great works of the past to experimentation." To challenge this tradition, he and like-…