Perspective

The Kitchen Maestro

When you’ve been a guest at a banquet, wedding reception, or community dinner that has gone off the rails, you know what disharmony looks and feels like. The conflicts that erupt between the staff; the tension between the event planner and those hired to carry out the experience;…

Harmony & Vibes

    Waves crashing, seagulls squawking, and a light wind blows as you stroll along the shores of Seven Mile Beach… Sounds of a nearby humming bird and bees buzzing fill your ears as you open your windows to let a little fresh air in… Your favorite song…

Huge Topic- Harmony

Wondering about and wandering around Harmony feels as if I am in a foreign land. On this journey, I happen upon fragments and facets gleaming like diamonds on the desert floor at sunrise. Focus on balance, the inner intuitive voice commands. See how harmony translates into balance and…

“In Awe” with Rev. Robert Yarbrough

I met Reverend Doctor Robert Yarbrough, (Rev. Bobby),via Contributor, Susan Peters on Facebook.  His posts were poignant, humorous, hard-hitting, with a spiritual undertone.  I soon discovered that Rev. Bobby was a home-boy, from Chicago, and when I finally met him face-to-face, I walked into a warm hug, which…

Music, Grands, and Celebrating Life

In April I danced in the French Quarter, had oysters on Bourbon Street and hot beignets from Café du Monde. We celebrated living, experiences, love and happiness and life with music playing as we walked each street. They celebrate in New Orleans!! They have music, food, laughter, shows,…

CELEBRATION

  Psalms 118:24 – This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it. CELEBRATION is a word that I view with ambivalence. I’ve spent a lifetime working through my issues around celebration. Ours was a nuclear family, a term that…

Don’t let anyone steal your joy! Celebrate

Have you ever gone to a celebration:  Wedding. Family Reunion.  Celebration of life.  Class Reunion… The list is endless, and the person who was responsible for making it happen is sitting all alone in a corner.  Face tight. Tear stains marring a beautiful make-up job. Wearing invisible barbed…

Life is a Celebration

Have you ever looked at a rose-like really looked at it and felt as if you have fallen into the natural authenticity of rose energy? Then you probably have awareness that a mother bush was planted in the ground then nurtured with actual rain and natural sunshine plus…

CELEBRATION OR DISTRACTION

I want to celebrate that which is real and authentic for me.  That’s when celebration is not just canned, like canned laughter on some TV comedy show.  I want celebration to feel like I did on my fifth birthday.  For me, though I don’t always practice it, celebration…

Celebrate Our Contributor, Storm Spencer!!

This photo!!! Picture on the left was taken 2017. Picture on the right was taken 2018 (one year apart). In the 2017 photo, I was struggling. I had just been through my biggest medical hurdle yet. My life had been saved but I didn’t recognize the body I…