Ever since I was young enough to hear and to understand, I have been told that God is perfect. God can do no wrong. God does not make mistakes. God is …omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient. The lessons of God’s perfection have been deeply engrained in my soul. And yet, the more I listen to study phenomena… Read More Is God Perfect or Not?
All my life, I have been shy to a fault. People don’t realize it; when I share it in workshops or in places where I speak, people literally laugh and say they don’t believe me. I am so animated when I speak or present, it’s hard for people to believe that when I am done,… Read More Shy to a Fault
While everyone is in shock over the murder of Reeva Steenkamp allegedly by “blade runner” Oscar Pistorius, I am more in shock that domestic violence against women is still such a major problem in this world. It is hard to believe the story that Pistorius offered about what happened at his home on Valentine’s Day,… Read More Reeva Steenkamp: Another Woman Needlessly Dead
OK. So Nancy Pelosi says Republicans are anti-government ideologues. My question: So why do they run for office? If one does not believe in government, then what do such political candidates believe in? Why spend literally millions of dollars to be elected to office? Why are they there? What do these anti-government ideologues want? They… Read More Big Government Be Damned?
This morning, a woman showed me a picture of her two grandchildren, two little girls. They were adorable, and I said as much, and immediately, she said, smiling, “they’re bad.” I cringed. In the African-American community, I frequently hear parents and relatives refer to their little ones as “bad,” and when I’ve known… Read More The Power of Language