Celebrate life of John Lewis. The Congressman’s funeral took place in Atlanta, GA at Ebenezer Baptist Church on July 7, 2020. I have spent much of today watching, and re-watching, the public celebration. Listening carefully to what people said, I believe I know more about America now than before. Many people spoke, and some sang
Category: Faith Journey
My granddaughter, who is a divergent thinker, sat down next to me yesterday and ask, “Is God sending a message? I mean, he has sent many messages through time.” I was impressed by her questions, but a little scary. Kauri experiences high-functioning Autism and her mind is brilliant. However, she can not wrap her brain
When I was growing up, forgiveness seemed like another way of saying, “I am sorry.” I didn’t begin to understand the meaning of forgiveness until I was in about fifth grade. My mom, who was a Protestant, made me apologize for something that wasn’t my fault. At that moment, I think I began to understand
My mother taught me it is better to be humble and kind, rather than keep anger swelling inside. I have been having this same recurring memory from my childhood. When I was young, about fifth grade, one of the girls in my class turned on me “with a vengeance.” The sad thing is this girl
When I see people write or talk about their prayer experience as “a failure” because “God didn’t answer,” I wonder what they asked for. Also, is it something personal or is it for the greater good. It made me think a lot about my own prayer skills or lack of. Is God listening to me?