Everyone can use the next forty days for change; you don’t have to call it Lent. Together we can be a disruptive force for good … come walk along with us! Continue reading What If Lent Is About Disruption?
I don’t know to what culture to attribute this, but here’s a proverb: “The only worthwhile words are ones that improve upon the silence.” It is difficult to be cogent in one’s communications, no matter verbal or written. My mother taught me at an early age the “lost art” of proofreading book reports in my primary school days. She helped me on my initial report … Continue reading Allowing the Silence to Speak
My brother Joe was always a beautiful person — physically handsome (most would say gorgeous), outgoing and charismatic, loving and lovable. If you read his yearbook, you’d see descriptions such as: the nicest guy; always smiling; loves everybody. Joe always had a large circle of friends and was always the center of attention in nearly every room he entered; if people were already gathered, their … Continue reading My Brother Joe
Every January 1st, we in my family remember my father, affectionately known throughout the family as “ Uncle Joe”. He passed on a New Year’s Day, and grabbing joy from the jaws of sadness, what better way to remember him as the first rays of the New Year sun begin to spread across the planet. As we who loved “Uncle Joe” remember , among his … Continue reading A mi’ patri