March 1, 2017- A Book Review

March 1, 2017- A Book Review

A Book Review Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson St. Martin’s Press, New York: 2017      The strongest characteristic of this work for me is that it is written by a knowledgeable and kind black person specifically to the white...
February 22, 2017- Sincerely Ignorant

February 22, 2017- Sincerely Ignorant

Sincere Ignorance “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” –Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s a deadly mix: ignorance and stupidity. Horrible things result. The civil rights leader knew personally...
February 14, 2017- Love

February 14, 2017- Love

          Love                      “For finally, we are as we love. It is love that measures our stature. There is no smaller package in the world than that of a person all wrapped up in himself.” –William Sloane Coffin (1924-2006) Christian clergy,...
February 8, 2017- A Call to “Now”

February 8, 2017- A Call to “Now”

                                                                                       (The following is an excerpt from Kundtz’s book, Awakened Mind: One-Minute Wake Up Calls) “You are in a beautiful city and you are safe.”...
January 25, 2017- Fine Writing

January 25, 2017- Fine Writing

                                                                                      Fine Writing “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”                                                     Anaïs Nin (1903-1977) French-born, Cuban...