Modalities

Photo-activsm: Audrey Mathews

  Camille Bennett, Founder, Executive Director, Project Say Something Project Say Something is in the throes of protesting a monument standing in front of the Lauderdale County Courthouse in Florence,  AL.  We are blessed to have several photographers document our journey.  However, Audrey Matthews finds that her new…

The Non-Existent American Culture

The Non-Existent American Culture Today, the digital news from most European presses about the USA and Americans gave me a sour taste. As an American citizen living in Europe, I can stay objective and better evaluate American society’s perceptions. Something is deadly wrong occurring amongst people in America….

Let the Music Take You There

    Dizzy Gillespie by James Gayles You are driving down the road, the radio is on, and all of a sudden, you hear those one or two notes, and you immediately recognize that that is your favorite song just came on. You reach for the dial, turn…

New Directions: Strategies for Release

Release is an incredibly powerful word – especially today when we are facing multiple challenges and changes in a world affected by a pandemic, continued racial inequality, and, in the U.S., a nation split along two very different ideological lines. As an empath (one who feels other’s emotions),…

Release, an Issue Throughout My Life!

  The first time that I remember having a problem with letting something go was during my early childhood. I fell off a couch, hit my head, cried, got back up on the couch, thought about the fall then intentionally fell off the sofa again because I needed…

Inspiration: Nursing Home Staff

As the US confronts a pandemic it was ill-prepared for, nursing homes’ front-line patient care workers are the heroes and sheroes. The country’s lack of a Czar to steer the nation through this pandemic escalated the patchwork response to the spread of Covid19. Vulnerable populations were identified, but…

By Michael A. Singer, Book Review by Susan D. Peters

I immediately purchased The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself, on audible after listening to Michael Singer on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday in 2018. This wonderful book has become a treasured part of my inspirational toolkit. After posting a two-line review on Audible, I am delighted to have an opportunity to provide…

Who’s Looking Out For The Children?

Photo by Allie on Unsplash   During this pandemic, K-12 students comprise one of the most vulnerable groups. Children are reliant on the decision-making skills and empathy of the adults in their orbit. During the spring semester, students generally focus on state-mandated tests, promotions to middle or high…

A Pandemic’s Silver Lining

  Photo by Shane Rounce on Unsplash   USS Titanic 15 April 1912 – 15 April 2020 History repeats itself, but do we learn from it? Wisdom gained from our experiences, but do we use it? Oh well, I guess history and wisdom are cheap. While watching YouTube…

P.J. Stewart: An Artist at Work

“Third Friday Open Studio is tonight 2-21-2020 at the Bridgeport Art Center. We are having a Residence Show in the 3rd Floor Gallery. I have several pieces on display. These pieces are on display inside my Studio 3140, Wet Paintbrush. When you come you’ll get to learn what…