Modalities

Purpose: A Facebook Post by Omileye

Happy Kwanzaa Day 5 – Nia (Purpose). Wow this is a big one to think about this morning. My 8-year-old daughter told me the other day, “Mommy I have so many different talents, so I am lucky that I can be anything I want to be. ” Then…

CELEBRATION

When we talk about celebration, we usually infer something done that warrant a celebration. The excerpt below puts a new ting to the meaning of celebration. It affects our notion that celebration is time sensitive. But in effect, it’s a position of awareness and power us to focus…

Blossom: Focus on Linda Isbell

Blossom is a fresh column to feature our Contributors. Finally!   Our first featured Contributor is Linda Isbell. I met Linda, some 20 + years ago.  Soon afterwards, she became Spiritual Leader for our Unity Study Group, here in Florence, AL.  She ended one of her inspirational messages with,…

New Directions: Celebrations – Then and Now

  Aside from the everyday type of celebrations – ones I took for granted that everyone experienced like birthdays and holidays – I can remember a few very distinct times I considered to be “special” celebrations in years past. The first was passing my driver’s license test –…

New Directions: Laugh On

  Laughter has always been a major part of my life – Praise God!  I had a mother whose laugh was contagious, and I have many fond memories of times growing up in our home when laughter would overcome us, and we laughed until our stomachs hurt and…

Laughter: Touching the Essence of Truth

  John, a married man for over 30 years, just won the Lottery. Happily, he asked his wife, “What will you do with half the winnings.” She abruptly said, “I’d leave you and get out of here!” He said: “Good, here’s twenty-five dollars …good-bye!” What makes us laugh?…

The Truth Shall Set You Free – Well Maybe

While thinking about what to write about “Truth” for this issue of Garden Spices I ran across this quotation from the movie “The Big Short” – “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble.  It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” I began…

Truth: The First Principle of Action

Did you ever stop to think how important Truth is? Virtually everywhere in the living sciences and socio-psychological realms incorporate the application of Truth. Without truth, law could not exist, science could not hypothecate, and relationships would falter. Truth is the prime ingredient of society and universal understanding….

New Directions: Dance On

  Linda’s parents, Rosemarie and Bill Dunn I grew up in a household that loved music.  Some of my earliest and fondest memories are of listening to the radio and watching my parents dance.  I learned and still know most of the words to a great number of…