Confronting Whiteness

In the Confronting Whiteness course, our facilitator played a video of “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye released in 1971.  I don’t think I fully understood the meaning of the song until she played it. If nothing else, I completely heard it in a new way. Here we are 52...

Covid Got Me!

Well, Covid finally got me right in the midst of being in the Wake Up Grateful workshop at Kripalu with author, Kristi Nelson. It is really quite amazing the irony of that. A MIRACLE REALLY. The first session of the workshop was Friday night and I felt fine then...
Miracles!

Miracles!

I am peaceful. I am grounded. I am not caught up in my circumstances. My circumstances are what they are; they are not who I am.  Circumstances are a part of being a human being. We can’t get rid of them. We all have them. I desire to be the best version of myself....
No Blaming Allowed

No Blaming Allowed

Love is the greatest gift we can give to others.    On one hand it seems easy and on the other, we as humans make it harder than it should be. I am calling myself out on this one! Sometimes it ain’t easy to love…   Love our enemies, What?!?!   Love our...

Simple Things

Julia and I just got back from a 23 1/2 hour whirlwind trip.    What was supposed to be an overnight trip to New York to see Jon Batiste on the Today Show Plaza turned into an overnight trip to Charlotte.    We learned that our flight to New York had been...