With all the outcry for the violence that we are seeing in the world, our communities (particularly low income communities & those predominantly people of color), we all can choose to play a role in transforming our current state. I’ve written various posts to uplift and encourage us all to take action no matter our […]
It’s been a while since I’ve posted a book or music review, so I wanted to share my thoughts on a book I just finished and thought was a remarkable read. Now don’t let the title prompt you to think that this book is only for those that either like music, particularly blues or soul, […]
A lot has been happening around me personally around the youth of this city. These last two weeks alone have been trying, from incidents of parental abuse (physical & sexual) of a grade school student I work with, a teen hurting himself because of feelings of being unloved & talking about depression and suicide, a […]
As we celebrate the birthday of a phenomenal man, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., there is so much we can take from the example he was, his life, and what he stood for. He was a person who stood for justice, equality, peace, and so much more. At different stages of my own life, there […]
During your lifetime what world or national event(s) changed your life, way of thinking or impacted you deeply? And how?
I thought this would be an appropriate post with all this talk about 12/21/12. No, I don’t necessarily believe the world will end today, because no one knows what day or time that will take place. I did decide to re-read Matthew 24 to reflect on, in part “No one knows about that day or […]
We all are still wrapping our heads around the Newtown, CT tragedy. I can be a pretty emotional person so I had to stop watching footage and stories or I’d be crying all the time as so many things were bringing me to tears. However, after seeing so many different reactions, I wanted to probe […]
For those that may not know or have forgotten how to pray, for those that need a word of healing, comfort, and understanding, for those that may need an answer, something that touches them in a powerful way, but most important because of the power of prayer, I share lifting up these words… Dear gracious […]