Miracle

  In the moment I left my mother’s pink, velvet cocoon and its folds, I believe I arrived in this world fists clenched because I held onto what is rightfully mine without question… My dignity. In the new world we inhabit, a welcoming team awaits us to show…

Sarin’s Thai: Som Tom

Som Tom (Green Papaya Salad) Ingredients: 2 cups of shredded green papaya 1/2 cup carrots shredded 2 tbs of toasted peanuts 2 cloves of peeled garlic 1-2 fresh or dried chilli peppers 1 tbs of dried shrimp  1-1/2 TBS sugar 7 cherry tomatoes juice of ½ lime 1½…

New Directions: Is There Freedom of Choice?

What a tricky subject – a lot has been written on this subject. Many different opinions from none to 100% regarding our ability to choose. As a wellness coach, this subject truly intrigues me and I have done a great deal of research and study about it Like…

Freedom: Responding to the Call

Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond. ~Jeffrey Borenstein Dr. Robert D. Hill, when the director of research for the National Urban League, wrote The Strengths of Black Families (1972) to counteract the negative stereotypes of…

Hoot, Hoot, Hooray

  A story by Wanda Gail Campbell Many millions of years ago when God, Goddess, All That Is, whom we shall name GGATI, was thinking of creating humans, a call went out to all the animals of planet Earth for a brainstorming session. When they were gathered GGATI…

Just an Illusion

Transformation is an art, especially as it relates to furniture.  That weary cabinet, table, or chair that hears the call of a trash bin is rejuvenated, ready to live again. The wizard, Debra Flint-Salter, owner of Just an Illusion, does more than wave a wand to renovate furniture….

Healing from FMS

  Personally, I was once crippled with Fibromyalsia, (FM), and unimaginable or indescribable pain and suffering. And yet I, repeatedly, refused meds that were being pushed on me by my primary doctor, who was very disinterested in learning the protocols that I used. (I always meditated, but drank…

Daughter of the Water, Woman of the Leopard

  James Robinson·Sunday, May 7, 2017   They say stars fell on Alabama, what a beautiful night that must have been. Afrika fell on Alabama, with words of a thunderous storm of heritage lost. A daughter of the water flowed over our lives, powerful as a Blood Moon….

Goin’ In: Sketch of Urban Renewal

Railroaded!   You see there was a corner bar that was just a block away from the bus line. Because it was contaminated with I never knew what, My mama made me walk on the other side of the street. And then There was Skeet’s store and, (please…

Speechless

I have preached on it, talked about it many times. It wasn’t until I experienced it for myself that a most significant understanding within me came to be. Upon receiving this understanding, it became very quiet within me and is reflecting the same in my outer experience. Of…