Get in line

Get in line

Syzygy: inspiration courtesy Yudelka Tavera. It means an alignment of two or more celestial bodies; poetic union of verses. — An interplanetary alignment is uncommon, but it happens when there is a full or new moon. Tides shift accordingly. The moment your purpose, your talent and your dream for the world lines up, don’t hesitate. …

Like Water

I burned my favorite baking dish last week. Real ugly: food caked on black and brown. I just wasn’t ready to give it up, though. I sat it in my sink and soaked it in baking soda, soap and water for 3 days. I rinsed it off and there was still plenty residue. I pushed …

See No Evil

Julian Buggs (It’s been a while, friend!) asked for a blog on the term “iconoclast”. An iconoclast is a person who works to destroy any religious imagery or icons on the grounds that worship of those “idols” cannot substitute for devotion to the real thing. — When was the last time you took a selfie? …

The Opposite of No

Yes!  – Rev. Sheree Thompson asked me to blog on this word. Of course, I said yes. — It’s a small word. But it’s a powerhouse. It’s origin is interesting. It’s a combination of both Middle English words “yea” and “si”, which mean “here” and “being” respectively. It’s defined first as an adverb, which is …

For You

For You

Forgiveness,  huh,  James Barbour? — The root of the word forgive comes from the practice of cancelling a debt. It actually has an ancient etymology, and only (relatively) recently has been translated into an emotional connotation. Because only recently did we begin believing that people owe us on an spiritual and emotional level. Intangible debts …

We Can All Agree On One Thing

James “New Papa” Barbour said he wanted me to blog on TACOS. He didn’t realize the gift he was giving me. — Tacos are the best food. You can’t argue with me on that. They are universally accepted as awesome pretty much everywhere. They have juicy meat, cool vegetables, a little spice, and some tangy …

Let It Be

Let It Be

This blog was requested by Rev. Gaylon McDowell, based on the word: Beatitude. — Are you pursuing freedom?  Love? Peace? Doing all you can to be happy? The word Beatitude comes from the Latin term meaning happiness. It is a state of joy. The term was made famous through the Bible editor’s description of Jesus’ …