The Modulus of Elasticity

The California Highway Patrol says that it is investigating footage posted on YouTube that shows a policeman repeatedly punching the face and head of a prostrate woman. Video shows him straddling the woman and hitting her at least 11 times. Police say that the woman needed to be restrained and was endangering herself and motorists … 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


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

“We are One”

  God overlooked the times when people didn’t know any better. But now he commands everyone everywhere to turn to him and change the way they think and act. Acts 17:30 Names of God Bible (NOG) “We are One“ in the sense of our value to our creator and to one another. Any person or group … Continue reading

Down the Rabbit Hole 2014:

Singularity Down in the rabbit hole, popularized by the story of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” represents a place, fascinatingly captivating and yet extremely hard to escape from.  In the same way quantum physics describes a celestial “rabbit hole” of an actual phenomenon called a Black Hole.In a Black Hole the gravitational pull is so strong that not … Continue reading

Christmas in Living Color

Yes, VIRGINIA, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were no Santa Claus. It would be as dreary as if there … Continue reading

A Nation Divided?

Originally posted on accord1:
  In a nation divided among imaginary lines of Ideology, class, gender, ethnicity, skin color, etc., the temptation exists to run away with any one of the many sound bites. These sound bites outline a season of politics that stands as nothing more than a dog and pony show to see…

The Art of Noise Part II: Mind Chatter

” Mind chatter is the endless, restless stream of incomplete thoughts, anxieties and self-talk which constantly pulses through our minds. In order to survive, our mind is always “on”—searching for possible threats, dangers, solutions and explanations. This is called our “strategic mind.” The strategic mind is always “on”—scanning both our inner and outer world for … Continue reading

The Fundamental Right to be Wrong

“God created things which had free will. That means creatures which can go wrong or right. Some people think they can imagine a creature which was free but had no possibility of going wrong, but I can’t. If a thing is free to be good it’s also free to be bad. And free will is … Continue reading


” Honesty is such a lonely word everyone is so untrue, Honesty  is hardly ever heard, And mostly what I need from you.” Billy Joel This is a indictment against our society. In this day in which communication is so advanced and readily available, the potency of our spoken and written words along with the variety … Continue reading