“We the people” absolutely cannot be silent and be unaware of what is going on around us. When I was young, living in Detroit, I and my friends were told how to survive “out there.” We were never to be unaware; we were never to be so trusting that we didn’t, at all times, inspect… Read More Silence of “we the people” is deadly
It is when we suffer tremendous trauma that we are blessed to be able to experience newness of life. Too many of us kind of just walk through life perfunctorily. We do not want to step out of our comfort zones; in fact, if the truth be told, we are afraid to do… Read More Bliss and Blessings
Years ago, while living in Detroit, I was visiting some friends. We were playing a board game and laughing and eating. Out of nowhere, a car backfired, and the husband of my friend was suddenly under the table, his eyes wide, breathing heavily. He had broken out into a sweat and was clearly terrified. He… Read More Who Cares?
A historic lawsuit filed in Michigan against the state and one particular school district claims that teachers have not done their jobs. According to an article which appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, about 1000 students who are reading below grade level have filed the class action suit. And I say, “hooray.” The lawsuit, filed… Read More Students File Lawsuit Alleging Violation of their Right to Read