Perspective

Passionate About Finding One’s Own Passion?

So, it’s time to speak of passion. I admit, this one is tough for me. I am still going through life with the idea of finding my passion, and my search narrows down to how I make a living. Having said that, I ask, do I have to,…

On Healing

A bit of advice.   When you find yourself three years removed from a nightmare hospital room on the neurology wing where you watch helplessly as your professor wife with a long history of MS declines so precipitously during a flare-up of her disease that her hand curls…

Dear World

May 31, 2014 Montevallo, Alabama Dear World: My story is mixed and complicated, and I have only recently reached a peace with it, so I will tell you now where I am (physically and spiritually). I have retired from my beloved university on disability following a major MS…

The Healing Code Applied To Success

Certain things in this world just go hand in hand. A car and fuel in it, for instance. Only then will the vehicle move forward to take us places. It is safe to say success tailgates productivity and holds the door for healing to walk in. We need to go…

Sista Speak On It!

  I Made The Decision ( A Monologue Performance Piece) Ever since I was five, I wanted to be a performer, like the old soul singers I would see on the music channels. I would sit in front of the TV and become completely enthralled in whatever song…

The Late Bloom

She was slow in coming to herself… A late bloomer as they say. Too shy as a child… Scared. She walked quietly and softly. Afraid of setting off the emotional physical bombs that could explode at any moment for any reason… A ghost, perhaps? Her innocence lost too soon, the…

HEALING When You Can’t Help

Seven years ago, with my five children grown, I found that I still had a little maternal ‘juice’ left and began to mentor a young man of twelve, who I will call Andre. He and his younger sister were my summer gardening helpers. For them I was a…