A Lesson in Contrast

In college, my friends and I had a saying: You cannot begin to change until you know the opposite of what you are. It was a reminder that the only way to learn and grow was to face the truth about yourself and then understand the way in which God was different from that. Sometime…

Magnificence

Coming (back) into my own. This is a response to Litebeing’s Magnificent Challenge posted by Ra. I have written sparsely over the years about my family of origin. My favorite piece was part of a fictional tale crafted from the story retold every Christmas of how my grandfather came to America. The vast majority of the rest…

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

I am fairly certain that I have not donned a costume for Halloween in at least 35 years. This particular celebration, while fun as a child, never really found a foothold in my heart. Add to that, in Christian circles, Halloween was disparaged as “Satan’s high holy day” – something to be avoided as avidly as…

Share Your World

Or, yes, I still exist and (sort of) keep a blog. I did not want you all to imagine that I fell off the face of the earth in the recent past, but truly, the blogs I am working on are not quite up to posting snuff as yet. You will have to content yourself…

Something in the Way Fed Moves

Five years ago I published my very first blog post on WordPress. The post featuring Roger Federer arguably the greatest legend in the game of tennis during my lifetime – perhaps of all time. In 2003, Federer secured his first win in a major tournament. He went on to dominate the game for the next…