Lost with Purpose

Originally posted on krislisms:
No signs. No traffic lights. No one. Nothing. Just me. Just fog. How can I aspire to inspire if the sun of inspiration has been replaced with a low-lying cloud? How can I find where I need to go when there are road blocks of cloud everywhere? in a maze of…

Proverbs 11: The matter with chatter

“With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.” – Proverbs 11:9 We all know the proverb which tells us that “the power of life and death are in the tongue” (prov: 18:21). However, not as many quote the better half of that verse…“and you shall eat the ‘fruit’ of it”. In other … More Proverbs 11: The matter with chatter

September is the New January…Gearing up for the new!

Summer. The shortest season of the year. Or at least, so it seems. Summer is gone before it even begins and Labor Day is upon us before we even get a good swim in. Languid summer days wane as autumn approaches, and you can sense the impending change in the atmosphere. Right around the end of … More September is the New January…Gearing up for the new!

For the Trill of the Caged Bird…Tribute to Lady Maya Angelou.

MAYA. You know you are known when everyone knows you by your first name. Mention the name Maya, and there can be little wondering who you’re referring to…at least not to most.  And most is so so many. Young. Old. Believer. Non-believer. Man. Woman. Child. Black. White. Yellow and Brown. If you’ve ever read poetry of … More For the Trill of the Caged Bird…Tribute to Lady Maya Angelou.

Chorus of the Rescued…Poem by Nelly Sachs (In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day)

Yesterday the world observed Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the over 6 million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust.  It is a day of somber stillness as we consider the horrors that humanity is capable of…both those who performed the acts, those who followed the orders and those of us who stood by … More Chorus of the Rescued…Poem by Nelly Sachs (In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day)