A Gift or Weapon, What’s Your Intention When You Open Your Mouth?

My birthday is next week. For the last few birthdays, I have focused on a certain theme or character trait to develop in my life over the course of that year. I remember year 42 was about being courageous, as a nod to Jackie Robinson, who wore that famous number when he had the courage … Continue reading A Gift or Weapon, What’s Your Intention When You Open Your Mouth?

As We Are Raising the Future, Are We Teaching Them About Each Other?

The racial climate of our nation has dominated the headlines over the last few weeks. I think about the hateful rhetoric, the skewed thinking, the low self-esteem, and the hopelessness I see on the news and on social media. I often find myself wondering, how did people get that way? How did they come to … Continue reading As We Are Raising the Future, Are We Teaching Them About Each Other?

A Personal Reflection: Don’t Waste Your Revolution Around the Sun

I have a milestone birthday coming up this weekend. As I prepare to celebrate, I am reflecting on previous years, as I contemplate my direction for the upcoming year. In one year, the earth completely revolves around the sun. Within this revolution, we will experience the four seasons of Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn; along … Continue reading A Personal Reflection: Don’t Waste Your Revolution Around the Sun