Building The Bridge Together

At the top of the February 18th International News Headlines The Pope has weighed in on the Donald and his bombastic (defined as: high sounding but with little meaning, inflated) rhetoric. The Pontiff said: “A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is … Continue reading

Pierced to the Heart

Freedom of religion should never be compromised because the sword of fear and overreaction can cut two ways.

Why

Why is the sky blue? Why does snow melt? Why do people die? Why is that man sleeping on the street? Why can’t I have ice cream? Why do I have to go to bed? -Lois Holzman, Ph.D. Our Children ask us these endless questions that we more times than not, have no absolute answers to. In … Continue reading

SELAH

The autumn comes just in time for many; to the heat weary survivors of the blistering Dog Days of Summer. To sports fans, it provides another hopeful beginning for their favorite team on the grid iron. And to many the autumn simply provides a time for simple reflection. The warm days and cool nights provide … Continue reading

While Asleep

One night, when everyone was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. Mathew 13:25 Good News Translation (GNT) While asleep, have our voices become silent to the cries of the Disenfranchised. Are we too mesmerized by the voices of hyperbole? Do we understand the real realities of Americans who … Continue reading

Leading The Conversation – Accord1

Remember the horror from which we come. Never forget the greatness of a nation that has overcome its division. Let us never descend into destructive divisiveness – Nelson Mandela On June 9th 2014 in Las Vegas, two persons fatally shot two unsuspecting Police officers along with a third innocent victim before turning the Guns on … Continue reading

Race, Thoughts, Voices, Attitudes: The Conversation Continues- Accord1

“The fact that we are here and that I speak these words is an attempt to break that silence and bridge some of those differences between us, for it is not difference which immobilizes us, but silence. And there are so many silences to be broken.” Audre Lorde

For Whom the Belle Tolls

 He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good;and what doth the Lord require of thee,but to do justly, and to love mercy,and to walk humbly with thy God? Mic 6:88 (KJV) True liberty can exist only when justice is equally administered to all.  Lord Mansfield “Belle” The movie was based on a true and riveting story about a … Continue reading

CHEMISTRY TO SYNERGY PART 3 REVISITED

Prepare a holy anointing oil, blending them like a skilled perfume maker ( The Art of the Apothecary KJV) to produce the holy anointing oil.” Exodus 30:25 Common English Bible (CEB) The Perfume Maker’s admixture is inclusive of the many ethnicities of which we Americans identify; be it native American, Anglo, African American, Asian, Latino, … Continue reading

Dust in the Wind

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” — Ernest Hemingway In last week’s Post a group was identified as the Unlikely-hoods. Through this planets brief history. celestially speaking, a small group of things have had the privilege of being called humans (1 in 400 quadrillion); … Continue reading