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Have you been paying attention?

Right now our country is going through a period of uncertainty.  As of this moment, we are experiencing the longest government shutdown in our history, and real human beings are suffering.  People are genuinely afraid, and rightfully so.  This period is sure to test our resolve.

I saw a post recently from my friend Drew.  A big guy with a huge heart.  He […]

spread love, spread light…2019-01-21T14:45:40+00:00

…spread it like a wild fire

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 […]

…spread it like a wild fire2019-01-20T20:18:01+00:00

…an accidental lesson from my 14 year old daughter

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?

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…an accidental lesson from my 14 year old daughter2016-07-08T13:45:55+00:00

…stronger together

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.  […]

…stronger together2016-07-04T17:04:48+00:00

…and so we shall gather

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 […]

…and so we shall gather2019-01-20T20:18:01+00:00