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This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

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This Week in America is about issues that matter to you. This Week in America is informative, educational and entertaining. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Ric Bratton.

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Episodes

Episode 2292: A LETTER TO HEAVEN, PART 1: THE LOSS by Rev DB Tyon

10/21/2021
A Letter to Heaven, Part 1: The Loss by Rev DB Tyon A Letter to Heaven, Part 1 "The Loss", by author/ minister, Dennel B. Tyon, covers the first seven years after the death of my only sister, LeDon. It chronicles my struggle to accept her passing and keep my faith in spite of it - in fact, it demonstrates how my faith has grown because of it. God touched me in a way that is hard to express in words; so my journaling and letters that I actually wrote to my sister after her death depict my...

Duration:00:27:39

Episode 2291: THE BOX AND MY TROUBLE GETTING IT by Bruce Tryon

10/21/2021
THE BOX AND MY TROUBLE GETTING IT by Bruce Tryon Suddenly, I found myself being sucked up toward the cargo bay doors, so I grabbed hold of the nearest steel tie ring on the floor. The tie rings looked to be about two inches in diameter. I struggled, trying not to get sucked up through the opening cargo bay doors. I was hit in the leg by a box, which almost made me lose my grip on the floor ring. I kicked the box away; it struck the floor and flew open. I looked inside and found what looked...

Duration:00:17:27

Episode 2290: MICHAEL'S PLACE by Gerald Myers

10/21/2021
MICHAEL'S PLACE by Gerald Myers ​Michael's Place is a coming-of-age tale where innocence meets corruption, safety confronts peril, and friendship copes with betrayal. It is the story of two adolescents from different worlds who meet and bond, only to have their connection severed by jealousy, deceit, and perfidy. It is only while reconnecting during adulthood that they have an opportunity to rediscover the trust and affection that had once characterized their unique relationship. The work...

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 2289: THE ABCs OF VITAMIN C with Susan Smith Jones, PhD.

10/20/2021
THE ABCs OF VITAMIN C with Susan Smith Jones, PhD Everyone’s heard about Vitamin C and many people take Vitamin C nutritional supplements. It’s an essential nutrient which plays a part in cell function, immune health and more. But exactly how much do we need and why and what are some of the best food sources? Today holistic health and lifestyle expert, Susan Smith Jones, PhD, will share some important info on the ABCs of Vitamin C and why we should all make it one of our constant daily...

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 2288: LET'S PAY DEATH OFF by Garrison Moreland

10/14/2021
LET'S PAY DEATH OFF by Garrison L. Moreland Recent release "Let's Pay Death Off" from Newman Springs Publishing author Garrison L. Moreland is the story of Terrence Allen and Donovan Michaels, two best friends, who get caught in a peculiar chain of events that gets increasingly complicated. Terrence Allen and Donovan Michaels were best friends, and upon their return home, they encountered various new changes. They were looking forward to reconnecting with a past friend. But this past...

Duration:00:22:52

Episode 2287: THE CLOUDS ARE BIG WITH MERCY by Alicia Adams

10/14/2021
The Clouds Are Big With Mercy by Alicia Adams A memoir of one young woman’s life with OCD, depression, and Asperger’s syndrome that includes both narrative and informational writing. Readers walk with Alicia Adams through the darkest times in her young life, and are given explanations of what is happening to her. The author was a teenager when she developed symptoms of OCD, and went through her first major clinical depression. Later she would be diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Growing...

Duration:00:19:37

Episode 2286: William Gabriel author of "Beth's Song", "Women in Wars of the Future" and "Twenty First Century Crusader"

10/14/2021
BETH'S SONG by William Gabriel On Destrire, a far-flung planet at the edge of the Humanity’s galactic empire, a sleepy little colony is slowly being forgotten by its imperial guardians. Life on the colony continues, as the human colonials and their new alien neighbors find ways to build a peaceful home for all. But trouble brews on the other side of the continent, thanks to a secret, centuries-old program to form a covert prison on Destrire. There, unknown by the colonists, the empire has...

Duration:00:26:22

Episode 2285: SOUL SEEKER: RELFECTIONS ON A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY FROM DARKNESS TO THE LIGHT by Perspectus

10/14/2021
PERSPECTUS Soul Seeker: Reflections on a Spiritual Journey from Darkness to the Light by Perspectus A 2020 International Book Awards’ winning finalist in the spiritualism category, Soul Seeker: Reflections on a Spiritual Journey from Darkness to the Light, shares the author’s reflections on his true story from constant pain and suicidal thoughts to healing, redemption, and spirituality. The author’s reflections, shared through his prose, poetry and photography, begin with him trapped in a...

Duration:00:25:49

Episode 2284: THE JOYFUL GOSPEL OF CHRIST by Zachary Schertz

10/14/2021
THE JOYFUL GOSPEL OF CHRIST by Zachary Schertz Note From The Author The Bible can be very difficult to understand a here is the first volume of The Gospel of Christ Series. The Joyful Gospel of Christ. Enjoy The Bible like never before with detailed images showing how God came into the world as The Savior, Jesus Christ. Every step has been taken to ensure that it is both historically and scripturally accurate. The Bible truly is the most miraculous book ever held in human...

Duration:00:17:51

Episode 2283: HIS GRACE FOUND ME by Leona Koehn Nichols

10/14/2021
LEONA NICHOLS HIS GRACE FOUND ME: FINDING FREEDOM IN CHRIST by Leona Koehn Nichols What happens when the only culture and lifestyle you've ever known is removed and you must depend totally on Jesus to make the many decisions involved in living life and raising your children? Living in a modern world with which they were unfamiliar, these are the challenges faced by the authors of His Grace Found Me. In her story, Leona Koehn Nichols continues the events begun in her first book, Other Loves...

Duration:00:25:44

Episode 2282: THE SURPRISE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS AT THANKSGIVING by Theresa Span

10/13/2021
THE SURPRISE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS AT THANKSGIVING by Theresa Span This is a modern-day story told from the wolf's perspective who tries to borrow a cup of sugar from three pigs. He tries to convince them he's not a pig eater because he's not the same wolf they had read about in other books. It wasn't until he smelled the aroma of Thanksgiving cooking coming from Oink's house that he realized he was a wolf who's possibly capable of eating pigs. An old friend who lives in the...

Duration:00:25:06

Episode 2281: CRYSTALIZED by Quessia

10/7/2021
CRYSTALLIZED by Quessia David is a transgender, but for 25 years went from not knowing it to fully denying it fearing shame. For a period of 22 of those years delved into drug use in a polysubstance abusing manner and only God and the transition would prove to be the way out, and the way to grow up. David is now okay with life, God, and sobriety all because of how good it feels to be a woman. David is a 40 year old m-to-f transgender who lives in Charlotte, NC. (QUEEN CITY!) She is...

Duration:00:22:02

Episode 2280: PROFESSIONALIZING STRATEGIC SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS by Dr. Terrence L. Farrier, PhD

10/7/2021
PROFESSIONALIZING STRATEGIC SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT FOR BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS: INTRODUCING THE CCIM THREE-LEG STOOL by Dr. Terrence L. Farrier, PhD Common change management efforts fail! Senior and middle-managers, who attempt to change their organizations, are offered a glut of analysis techniques that only provide short-term solutions. Many of those analysis techniques express they supply the panacea of business solutions to both companies and organizations. They can’t....

Duration:00:19:37

Episode 2279: MICHAEL'S EYES by Robert W. Foster

10/7/2021
MICHAEL'S EYES by Robert W. Foster Michael's Eyes asks the question, What was the meaning of a miracle whereby a man born blind is given sight; and what was the meaning of the miracle-man's death at the hands of the authorities; and why did some believe in God's purposes while others did not? Michael, the man born blind, goes on a search for answers with his wife's encouragement. After considering the miracles in both their lives, Michael and his remarkable wife arrive at their own...

Duration:00:26:03

Episode 2278: DESTINY by Michael Angel Torres, Sr.

10/7/2021
DESTINY by Michael Angel Torres, Sr. Destiny is a riveting tale about the life of Michael Angel Torres Sr. who, by the grace of God, has survived numerous life-threatening situations that enabled him to tell the world about them. As a soldier (medic) in the U.S. Army, Michael braved the land of Vietnam without so much as a firearm, solely trusting in the Lord for protection. If you believe cats have nine lives, then so far he has had triple that amount. And if you trust in the Lord...

Duration:00:18:16

Episode 2277: SCHOOL DAZE & BEYOND by Vashti Hinds

10/7/2021
SCHOOL DAZE & BEYOND by Vashti Hinds This book started out initially as a children’s book, using true stories to illustrate the benefits of telling the truth, obedience to parents and other morals, interwoven with the history of then British Guiana and the mining town where I grew up. Beyond addressed travel to Africa, Europe and other Caribbean countries of which I had read as a child. Being raised in a Christian community each story is proceeded by a verse of scripture which corresponds...

Duration:00:19:16

Episode 2276: A HALLOWEEN TO REMEMBER: THE HALLOWEEN GANG by Jeffrey Janakus

10/7/2021
A Halloween to Remember: The Halloween Gang by Jeffrey Janakus ​It's October 1988 and Mike's Gang, a group of twelve-year-old boys known in their neighborhood as the experts on trick-or-treating, are once again planning to gather the biggest pile of the best candy as efficiently as possible. Realizing this may be their last Halloween together and seeking to outwit their arch-rivals, the pressure is on for this year's trick-or-treating plan to be their very best. Along their journey, they...

Duration:00:19:18

Episode 2275: Encyclopedias of the Verses of Social Thoughts, called "The Vest" by Buu-Van AjareyaJemir Rasih

10/7/2021
Hope, Promise and Better Future for Mankind: The Complete Encyclopedia of Verses of Social Thoughts (Volume II) by Buu-Van AjareyaJemir RasihThis inspirational Encyclopedia of Verses of Social Thoughts: Hope, Promise and Better Future for Mankind is a new book of comfort and knowledge designed to enrich people's life. A book of all human knowledge is all set to inspire and illumine reader's mind. Filled with numerous fundamental insights and imperial knowledge, this book is a perfect...

Duration:00:23:00

Episode 2274: A PLACE LIKE THIS: FINDING MYSELF IN A CAPE COD COTTAGE by Sally Buffington

10/6/2021
A PLACE LIKE THIS: FINDING MYSELF IN A CAPE COD COTTAGE by Sally W. Buffington Summers on The Cape in A Place Like This When newly engaged Sally Buffington is introduced to Craigville, she meets an expansive Cape Cod cottage that is virtually a family member itself. She quickly finds herself competing for airtime among the talkative, assured band of brothers and her new mother-in-law-the cottage's lively and confounding matriarch. Sally, a Cape Cod local, soon wonders how she'll ever...

Duration:00:23:58

Episode 2273: OVERCOMING ADVERSITY: by Caroline Sakai, Ph.D.

9/23/2021
OVERCOMING ADVERSITY: HOW ENERGY TAPPING TRANSFORMS YOUR LIFE'S WORST EXPERIENCES - A PRIMER FOR POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH by Caroline Sakai, Ph.D. In the gut-wrenching stories of patients told by psychologist Dr. Caroline Sakai in this riveting book, you'll see the full range of human misery. Stories range from that of Josh, suicidal after fighting depression for years to Angelique, whose entire village was slaughtered during the Rwandan genocide. Yet both Josh and Angelique, as well as two...

Duration:00:23:25