As we close the chapter on 2009 and a decade, it is time to reflect on the paths in our life that have brought us here.

As we close the chapter on 2009 and a decade, it is time to reflect on the paths in our life that have brought us here.

Washington Wizard Gilbert Arenas brings guns to the Verizon Center.

Washington Wizard Gilbert Arenas brings guns to the Verizon Center.

2009 brought a whole new dimension to gospel music. Check out our picks of Top Gospel Videos of 2009.

2009 brought a whole new dimension to gospel music. Check out our picks of Top Gospel Videos of 2009.

Gospel artist Tonex is mourning the loss of his mother, Betty E.B. Williams.

Gospel artist Tonex is mourning the loss of his mother, Betty E.B. Williams.

The actor, writer, director and producer Tyler Perry has had hits with film adaptations of his plays, including “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” and “Madea’s Family Reunion.

The actor, writer, director and producer Tyler Perry has had hits with film adaptations of his plays, including “Diary of a Mad Black Woman” and “Madea’s Family Reunion.

Tyra Banks daytime chats with movie stars and presidential candidates will soon be no more, as her self-deprecating jokes about her outsize “fivehead” brow will come to an end and her celebrated fat suit will go back into the closet for good

Tyra Banks daytime chats with movie stars and presidential candidates will soon be no more, as her self-deprecating jokes about her outsize “fivehead” brow will come to an end and her celebrated fat suit will go back into the closet for good