The moon, the most brilliant object in the night sky…The last few nights it has been so close to us, it feels like you can just step outside, raise your arm, and touch it. It has been such a beautiful sight to lay our eyes upon. Despite the beauty of the Harvest Moon or the Full Moon, the Moon can only remain humble. The Moon is dark and absent of its own light…She borrows her […]
My heart feels like it has been broken; again. Over the past few day, more Black men have been murdered by police officers, and 5 police officers were gunned down while doing their job. Every time the news comes on, we all hold our breath because we know there is something else. Last month, innocents were lost because of the actions of 1 who struggled to accept himself, while hating who he was. When will […]
This past evening, my daughter was helping me with my hair. I could tell she was struggling to do what I had asked and so I asked if she was okay. Her response was that she was having a difficult time seeing what to do because…”she was blocking her own light!” The moment she spoke those words I could almost sense that there was a lesson there for me.
Have I been blocking my own light?
While hiking with a group in Alaska, our guide advised us on what to do in case we encountered a bear. He said that we were suppose to link our arms together so that we would appear larger than the bear. When I think back on that advice, I realize how relevant that is to other areas in our lives. When we link together , we become bigger than any obstacle we face. […]
It really was a last moment decision based on a few random occurrences. I met a woman on the day of the Orlando, Pulse Nightclub shooting, and although she tried desperately to connect with me, I ignored her because she made me feel uncomfortable. I had a few friends with me and they helped ‘rescue’ me from the woman. The next day I was told that she attempted suicide and she was not expected to […]