Suffering - by definition - is the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship. My people,[Native, African, Asian, European American and/or otherwise, "We are all suffering." Look at the "news" - sources, perspectives, research, interviews - what is happening? We've become so conditioned to look for the effect, to see the desired outcome, to ultimately gain … Continue reading The Cause
This is the day that the Lord has made; I will rejoice and be glad in it! (Psalm 118:24) It's amazing to think that the author and finisher of our faith told the leaves to fall and we have Autumn. Sleep and we have winter. Arise and we have spring. Prosper and we have summer! … Continue reading Soulful Sundays
Whew. Deep Breath. Inhale. Exhale. Breathe. [Repeat] It was Saturday morning. A load of laundry in the machine [check]. Bagel toasted and ready for cream cheese [check]. But my soul is yearning to know, "What is happening?" I have intentionally avoided any television broadcasts of national news regarding recent violence and death of minority males … Continue reading What is Happening?
There comes a point [better yet, several points] in which we all know it's time to make a change. Not the sort of change that pulls you to the cosmetic counters or prompts you to visit the hair stylist. Significant, life-altering decisions that IF they had a sign would read "One Way" because there is … Continue reading Time to Activate