Starr Dust: Balance in Gaps of Chaos

This picture of me with the Board of Directors of Unity of Marathon in the Florida Keys was taken on my last day as their Senior Minister, almost ten years ago now. Life has changed quite a bit for all of us in that period of time as…

The Greater You Book Release: Dr. Russell Clayton

Dr. Russell Clayton has been taking our breath away for some time.  His words flow within the soul to embrace and heal us, to teach us to expand and grow, and most of all to remind us of who and what we are in truth – love.  Finally,…

Goin’ In: A Cool Drink to Balance Racism

  “Until the lion learns to write, all the stories will glorify the hunter.”                                                                    -African proverb On opening night for Black Panther, the movie based on the Marvel comic book character and the mythical African nation of Wakanda, I was front and center with a close friend….

Meet Artist, Kerrigan Casey

I met Kerrigan Casey at a wonderful Black History program, Youth Program:  Who We Were Then and Who We Are Now, held at the library in Florence, AL.  Part of the program, Casey was the ‘live art’ exhibit who was painting/creating, as other folks performed. When I saw…

Quantum Balance

If you were floating high above in our Solar System, you would see Planet Earth spinning around its axis, moving along its Solar orbit, softly coalesced within the Milky Way Galaxy, and eventually watch Earth spin its way into the expanding Universe. You’d be witnessing four unique spiraling…

Learning Myself: Duality

Once upon a time… lol. Sorry, couldn’t help myself. I know it’s cliché to begin with that sentence, but it’s the appropriate way to start this true tale about a couple of cats who grew up together, one a realist with street cred, the other who dreamed of…

Sarin’s Thai: Spicy Catfish Salad

Spicy Catfish Salad Ingredients: 1 pound catfish fillet 3 tablespoons Asian fish sauce, plus more for brushing 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3/4 teaspoon  light brown sugar 1 1/4 teaspoons chile powder 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced 1/2 cup thinly sliced scallions 1/4 cup sliced ginger 1/4 cup…

Post from Omileye

This morning I woke for some reason thinking of the yoga and racism article I recently read, shared on Facebook and all the comments it elicited. Then I thought of the diversity facilitator training I went through and thought what good does it do? Who benefits? Does anyone?…

Balance Restored

Hello, my name is Sam Cowan and yes, I did it, but there are a lot of reasons why I did what I did. Here’s the story: The two most powerful people in the world were MEGA and D00M.  MEGA was the strongest woman in the world, not…

FORGET ABOUT BALANCE

  “Congruence entails living in dynamic harmony, where strands of our lives play in concert together in a way that has a deep and meaningful resonance and that changes as we learn to grow” –  C. Gergen & G. Vanourek I used to really love the balance of…