Pain is the toll we pay to travel on the highway of life, yet many of us have tried in vain to steer our lives in a lane that’s toll-free of pain. The highway of life has a lane for every desire destination, but it doesn’t matter which lane we take to lead us to … More The highway of life.
Teardrops are more common to the faces of humanity than raindrops are to the surface of the earth, yet it’s easier to see the raindrops that come from the clouds above than to see the teardrops that leak out of the pain that lies within people. The tears of life take a turn visiting the … More Tears
Everything in life is impacted by past events which have left an indelible impression on it; the earth has its craters that were left behind by meteoritic events of the past that changed its physical make-up forever. And the human body has its navel, a scar that reminds us of the very beginning of our … More Scars
As the competitive nature of society increased so did its callousness towards the pain of others, the competition that society loves to promote had gradually drained its soul of empathy. We’re living in a society where the pain and failures of some are being used to fuel the success of others; some businesses are feeding off … More Empathy: Trading places.
Is love a choice, an emotional whim that comes and goes with the seasons of life? I have asked myself this question for many years; I have come to realize that it is not loved that comes and goes, it is our idea of love that comes and goes. It is innately human to love … More The love that dances to all of life’s music.
The lives of people can be determined by the kind of people and things that are in their proximity; we are affected by the people and things that are in our environment. The farther away people live from their doctors the sicker the people become, the farther away they live from their teachers the more … More Community deserts: a black experience.
Black people do not know what life in America is like without pain; pain and suffering have been the themes of our lives from 1619 to 2020. There has been no break… no reprieve for us in regard to our experiences with pain and suffering In America. We have been hurting for so long that … More Hurt-quake: the life of an unhealed people.