Modalities

Endurance for Social Change

Several years ago, three heart-centered black women combined their deeply felt emotions and, combined with their intellectual gifts, managed to inaugurate the Black Lives Matter organization. The endurance test immediately began as the opposition was enormous, challenging, and rivaled by those who knew the BLM movement could evolve unprecedented social…

EDUCATE

By Tekla A. Syers How easily we turn aside OOfrom our goals, OOfalter and give up, OOredirect ourselves into gloom OOand away from greatness OOwhen we’re unfamiliar OOwith the boundlessness within us. We would push on OOif we only suspected OOour capacity. We’re easily seduced, OOblocked, and exhausted…

Challenging Roadblocks

I often ran into roadblocks throughout my life and professional career that required me to endure unpleasant periods of doubt and uncertainty.  It started in elementary school when lighter-skinned, and socially connected kids were placed in the front of the classrooms. Us lessor students were not given the…

Exploration of Making Meaning 

  Photo by Tim Wildsmith on Unsplash “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” — Frederick Douglass When someone comments on my childhood, they remember me with a book in my hands or my head in the clouds. While I played jacks or with dolls…

Intimate Explorations

Occasionally, “Where am I going?” and “What Am I looking for in Life?” run across my mind. Is there something special for me to see? Retired in my mid-seventies offers extra time to explore the future—a sense of freedom—that became important. One constituent in exploration is direction. What…

The Spirit of Abundance 

    Abundance exists. It proliferates and looms throughout the Universe. Most important, Abundance is not a place or a thing. Conceptually speaking, it’s a gathering of energy that we’ll address in a moment. Though there’s a plethora of information available, many who attempt to grasp abundance find the process…

What Type of Thinker Are You?

The type of thinker you are and the quality of your thinking – or more to the point – the quality of your thoughts, can make all the difference in the quality of your life and experience. What type of thinker are you?  What types of thoughts dominate…

New Directions: A Tribute to my Mom

When I think of the word abundance, I always think of my mom. She grew up in challenging situations – her dad died when she was very young, and her mom cleaned houses to bring home enough to support the family – which, even in those days, was…

The Positive Power of You: The Vibration of Abundance

Answer your first thought when you hear abundance?  Money? Winning the Lottery? An overflow of finances?  Show Me The Money? Right? And why not think of money first? Our whole existence seems rooted deep around the Money Tree. Wait, didn’t our parents tell us that tree didn’t exist?…

The Endless Vitality for Democracy

  Peaceful and well-balanced humanity has been a divine dream since the dawn of humankind. That dream has sought its way into communal living practiced by the Egyptian Pharaoh, Akhenaten, the Jewish sect of the Essenes, the Jesuit Priesthood, practical communism, religious organizations, an array of New Age…