Guiding Lights Of My Life

Spiritual Light has taken many forms and served many purposes throughout my life. It is my most faithful friend and companion. At times this Light is a beacon of hope standing tall upon a mountain guiding me through the trials and struggles that come with the gift of…

Let There Be Light

Have you ever walked into a room and marveled at how the light was diffused? Probably not—and for good reason. When lighting is impeccable you hardly notice it. If a room is lit the right way, everyone looks their best and feels relaxed and comfortable, but they don’t…

Holiday Recipes

Liberian’s love Cassava Leaf. While I was in Liberia one of my favorite foods was cassava leaf. Imagine my joy when I found a LaFruteria, a Mexican grocery on 89th and Commercial in Chicago that sells, in addition to Mexican foods, Caribbean and African foods! I am a…

Walk In The Light

My extended family is a great joy to me. My maternal grandfather was half black, my paternal grandmother full Croatian, my husband half German-Austrian-Russian Jew and my children… the most beautiful mixture of All Things Wondrous! Fusing all these various cultures and traditions became a life long journey…

A Lucky Stroke

There are clichés using the word, ‘Light’, with which we are all familiar. We might say we, “see the light”, or we are, “in the light”, but how many of us think of ourselves, “giving light” to others? That is my intention, my ‘hope’. November 18, 2012, was…

30 is the New Light

I am 29 years old. With all of the things that I have been through in my life, I feel much older. Either way, I am 29. Sometimes “I am just 29”, and with a much younger crowd, “Oh hunny, I am 29!” to signify that I am…

Fly With Eagles

A friend once told me, if you want to fly don’t walk with chickens.  Instead, fly with eagles. This was almost 10 years ago exactly, and those words have sounded so fresh in my mind as if I had them today. As a leader, entrepreneur, or conscious person,…

Happy Diwali

Diwali also known as Deepawali or “Festival of lights” is an important festival mostly for Hindus. This ancient festival signifies the victory of good over evil. Diwali goes on for five days. This festival is my favorite because during this festival, I get to wear new clothes, decorate…

Resonance

Resonance Creates Amplification Which Builds An Energy Signal That Resides Deep Inside Of Us All. Within Each And Every Human Being Lies A Blessed And Unique Soul That Unites With Us In The Womb. After Our Birth The Voice Of Our Souls Can Be Heard Calling Us Towards…

Mother’s Teachings

I recall fond childhood memories of Sunday mornings eating breakfast, washing up, and dressing in my tailored garments, sewn by my mother. We would be headed down County Road 29 to Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Orville Alabama. It was a small white church — the kind that…