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

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

“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

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

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?

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  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 III: The Craft

< “Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive” Sir Walter Scott, 1808 In this season of late October the phrase “Trick or Treat” abounds from costume clad children and adults nationwide. Illusions are the characteristic of this season of celebration of pranks, tricks and darkness of the Craft. In … Continue reading

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 Art of Noise Part I

On a starry night of perfectly serene quiet in the month of October; with the harvest awaiting its reaping, lights flicker inside of the orange pumpkin shells and our world sighs In lieu of the approaching winter holiday season. The quietness of peace is stealthily replaced by the carefully crafted “Art of Noise.” Just turn on the radio … 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