Perspective

LIFE LESSONS: WASN’T THAT A TIME?

  With this paper, I hope to take you on an experiential journey rather than an analytical treatise of how I’ve experienced the mysteries of time and life. There have been many song titles, including one of my own, using the word time, and I borrowed part of…

Blossom: Wanda Gail Campbell

I met Wanda Gail Campbell at a Unity on the Mountain service over 20 years ago. Since then, she has become Rev. Wanda Gail Campbell, Ph.D. I remain acutely aware of her service to support inclusion and diversity, in her Huntsville, AL community and she has received the…

CONNECTION, INDEED!

connect /ka’nekt/ vb: join or associate  connection  /-‘nektshen n Are we connected? Let me count the ways. How can I? Yes, we share the same time, Planet, Sun, And galaxy. We are all fixed in the now And here. Only our thoughts and imaginings Seek beyond. But even our thoughts Are anchored…

Seize the Moment!

Seize the Moment! Like sand through an hourglass… Time heals all wounds… In time it will reveal… Relationships take time… Time waits for no one… Love takes time… Aging like a fine wine… I’m reclaiming my time… Any of these sayings sound familiar? You probably sang two of…

Turtle Time

The Garden Spices editor has a way of planting seeds that sprout and reach out in unexpected directions for nourishment. As a result, I have been accused of obsessing about the word time- it’s connotations and creative interpretations. The word time just seems to jump out at me wherever I go. Now…

Autumn Time

  A Reflection As you begin to read, think of your awareness of time. For many, Autumn conveys the tendency to purge and clean, it also brings us a time to reflect and prepare for the stillness of Winter. I hope most of you are well, keeping yourself…

CONNECTION: Beyond Buzz, Megabytes and Algorithms 

Connection. It’s a word we hear a lot; It is used often in business and in everyday personal communication.    It is a key buzz word in advertising these days. Marketers strive to “make an emotional connection” with consumers.  Cellular phone companies and Internet providers spend millions of…

Where I’m Supposed to Be…

They say no man is an island unto himself, and with each adventure, I become more fully aware that there is no island called Marlon. Lol. Even in my most narcissistic moments, I chastise myself for having the thought that I don’t need anybody. The fact is that…

The Warmth of Energy: Home with Nedra Camille Shelton

“That’s Nedra,” we declare, as Nedra Camille Shelton takes us into her world of compassion, fire, and unconventional thinking. “People are just different,” is her mantra. As one of her oldest friends, (since second grade), I have fumed at the very thought that I succumb to this notion…